Executive Director: Jennifer MarquetteJennifer Marquette was born and raised in Ashland, Ohio. Her family roots go back to the 1800’s when her family arrived here from Lancaster County, PA. Jennifer graduated from Ashland High School and Ashland College. She has worked for many years as a Human Resources professional and credits much of her professional experience to companies such as The Garber Company and Archway Cookies where she got her start. Jennifer is married to Tom Marquette, who is retired from the Ashland City Schools and they have two grown sons, Scott (Brandi Dilgard) and Ryan. They all reside in Ashland.
Tommy Hriesik is the Maintenance Supervisor at the Ashland County Historical Society.
Wendy Brisbine grew up in Wooster, Ohio. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising and her Master’s Degree in Art History from Kent State University. While attending Kent State, she worked in the collections department of the Kent State University Museum, which led to her employment at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College and the Oberlin Historical and Improvement Organization. Wendy has a love of history and research, and in addition to her background in historical costume, has a keen interest in antique glass and china. Wendy currently lives in Wooster with her husband, Jeff. They have two sons, Cameron and Riley.
Sydney Miller is a native of Galion, Ohio. She is a 2019 graduate of Ashland University where she studied Integrated Social Studies Education. She has had a love of history since grade school and spent much of her high school and college years volunteering at the local historical society in her hometown. She spent her college summers working as a tour guide at the Ohio State Reformatory. Upon graduation, she moved to South Carolina where she taught for two years. She returned to her college town when given the opportunity to work again with a historical museum. She and her husband, Robert Miller, spend their free time exploring other museums around the country and loving their pets.
Marcy Doyle is the Inventory Specialist at the Ashland County Historical Society.
Destinee Reynolds graduated from The College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. Her love of history was inspired by learning about Colonel Crawford, studying under Professor Gedalecia at Wooster, and by an Art History class during a semester at the University of Edinburgh, where she also learned about her Scottish heritage. Destinee previously worked at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland. She has two children and resides in Mansfield.
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Cecilia Fonseca was born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. She is a current junior at Ashland University where she studies political science and history as an Ashbrook Scholar. Studying with Ashbrook, Cecilia has had the chance to learn from some of the most brilliant historical minds in Ashland and she credits most of her interest in history and politics to her professor, Dr. Mcbrayer. Cecilia has also had the opportunity to work as a Senate Page for Senator Mark Romanchuk. Outside of work and school, she enjoys relaxing with her cat, Juna.