Board, Staff & Volunteers
Dan Blaney has been an active member of the Old Orchard Beach Historical Society since 1970 and has served as the Society's president, vice president, trustee and historian. The author of two books, Postcards of Ocean Park and Postcard Images of Old Orchard Beach, Dan has been researching Old Orchard history since 1967. He served on the Town's 100th anniversary celebration executive committee in 1983 and was co-chair of the Old Orchard Beach 125th Anniversary Celebration Committee in 2008. Dan was appointed offical Town Historian in 2007. Email Dan Blaney.
President - Arthur Guerin
Following his retirement after 34 years as a career firefighter, and 6 years as a Call Firefighter with the Old Orchard Beach Fire Department, Captain Guerin became active in the Historical Society, and currently serves as the Society's President. Email Arthur Guerin.
Jeanne is a lifelong resident of Old Orchard Beach and has been Museum curator since 2011. She brings with her strong organizational and people skills. Email Jeanne Guerin
A lifelong resident of Old Orchard Beach, Arlene (Bellevue) Hanson has been a volunteer at the Historical Society since 2006 as a docent and collections cataloger. She currently holds the office of Secretary for the Historical Society. Email Arlene Hanson.
Stan Quinlan became our treasurer in March 2011. Formerly a teacher in Reading, Massachusetts, where he taught middle school mathematics and ancient history, Stan is using Intuit’s Quicken 2011 bookkeeping program to track Old Orchard Beach Historical Society’s financial information. He and his wife, Ann Marie, have recently become fulltime residents of Old Orchard Beach. Photo coming soon! Email Stan Quinlan.
A volunteer with the Historical Society since 2007, Janet Hamilton brings experience from previous volunteer work with the Nashua Historical Society, New Hampshire and the St. Petersburg Museum of History, Florida. Janet manages the museum's collections database, PastPerfect, and contributes graphic arts skills to their exhibits. Email Janet Hamilton.