Nancy Robertson, Acting Chair
Nancy E. Robertson was born and raised here in Wicomico County. She attended Pemberton Elementary School, Wicomico Jr. High (Wicomico Middle),Wicomico Senior High(Wicomico High). She worked various jobs in Salisbury, Peninsula Regional Med Ct. and Salisbury State University. While working in Salisbury, she became interested in volunteering at the Nabb Research Center searching her Ancestors and history of Wicomico Co. She belongs to various organizations including American Legion Post 194, VFW Post 94, Friends of Wicomico Library, Ward Museum, Nabb Center, and Poplar Hill Mansion and Past President of Wicomico Co. Womens Slow Pitch Softball League. She attended Civil War Re-enactments and Native American Pow-Wows’ which are wonderful. She has been searching Robertson/Huston records for her personal connections to the Mansion. It would be awesome to have ties there for she can be proud. George W. Robertson was an Orphans Court Judge around the 1870’s . She is fascinated by the history of the mansion. It would be so exciting to learn more about it would love for the community to know more about this historic showplace in our area.
Ginny Hussey, Recording Secretary
Ginny attended Salisbury University, where she met her husband of 41 years, Bill; her studies were in American History & American Literature. She was a “stay at home Mom” and reentered the work force when her children (3) were in school. She worked as the head teller for Maryland State Bank, now BB&T, Secretary at Hess Apparel, Office Manager Valley National Gases, Office Manager Barton Malow Construction Company and is currently the Administrative Support Technician to the Director of Community Development for the City of Salisbury. She earned her Certified Administrative Professional–Organizational Management designation in May 2006 and recertified in May 2011. She is the current Delaware-Maryland-District of Columbia Division Vice President of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) and was the local chapter’s (Tri-County Chapter) delegate to the Association’s Annual Meeting which was held in Anaheim California in July. She has six grandchildren and in her spare time enjoys sitting on the beach, reading mysteries, and counted cross stitch.
Sarah Meyers, Curator
Sarah has lived on the Eastern Shore for over 24 years and is a 2001 graduate of Salisbury University with a BA in History, specializing in military history. In college, she served as an intern for the Julia A. Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, MD, where she had a paper published, Smoke on the Pocomoke: Military Activities on the Pocomoke River 1635-Present. She also worked part time for a local archaeologist and eventually became the Assistant Director of the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum in Fenwick Island, DE. During her tenure, she participated in underwater archaeological digs, researched and built numerous exhibits, lectured to many civic organizations and adult classes, wrote interpretive media, and did artifact restoration. Sarah then became the Executive Director at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum, before working briefly in politics as a Constituent Liaison for State Senator Jim Mathias. She joined the staff at Poplar Hill Mansion in July of 2013.
The City of Salisbury is now accepting applications for new board members for Friends of Poplar Hill Mansion. If you are interested, and have a desire to use your talents and skills on this working board, please send a letter of interest to:
Mayor Jake Day
City of Salisbury
125 N. Division Street, Room 304
Salisbury, MD 21801-4940