NEERHS Annual Meeting in Review

Thank you to all who joined us at our Zoom Annual Meeting on July 25, 2020.

This was a new format for all of us, and we appreciate the 73+ members and supporters that joined us for part or all of the day.

If you missed the meeting, HERE are the slides that were shown during the meeting (edited with brief captions and for clarity without narration). Our Board Chair Tom LaRoche & our Executive Director Katie Orlando presented awards to our volunteers. All volunteers who submitted time sheets in 2019 were recognized for their service.

Our Executive Director and President & CEO Jim Schantz gave an overview of 2019, including our financials.

Our Executive Director gave everyone a sneak peek of our New Direction Strategic Plan.

Seven Administrative Officers delivered a departmental report. Three submitted slides, so their reports are included.

At the end of the slide show, the summary of our Trustees Election is included.

Congratulations to volunteers elected or appointed to new positions during the Board of Trustees meeting following the Annual Meeting:

Confirmed as Trustee:
Sue Ellen Stavrand

Elected to the Board of Trustees:
John Grube
Bob Grindrod
Jim Schantz
James van Bokkelen

Elected to Office:
Rob Drye, Chair of the Board
Sue Ellen Stavrand, Vice Chair of the Board
James van Bokkelen, Vice President
Connie Garland, Membership Secretary

Appointed to Administrative Officer positions:
Rob Drye, Superintendent of Overhead Construction & Maintenance
Charlie Sullivan, Curator of Buses and Trackless Trolleys
Charlie Sullivan, Director of Bus and Trackless Trolley Operations
Tom LaRoche, Director of Railway Operations
Roger Tobin, Asst. Director of Railway Operations and Supt. of Railway Operations
Eliot Kaplan, Superintendent of Railway Operations, Emeritus

Department Reports:
To view the department reports in this year’s Annual Report, click here.

STM Yard Ops Annual Meeting Report 2020-07-25

Others will be posted as they are available.

If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director.


Eastern Mass 4387 and Tower C at Seashore Trolley Museum. Check them out at 2020 Annual Meeting

Eastern Mass 4387 and Tower C