Bob Ebinger, President
Bob Ebinger was a history major at Trinity College. In 1980 he helped establish a Historic District in his inner-city Los Angeles neighborhood and has since restored his two historic residences. Bob wrote the biography of Emanuel Goughnour, an early Livingston lumber entrepreneur. A past city commissioner and state representative, he presently sits on Livingston’s Historic Preservation Committee, the Urban Renewal Agency Board, and the Livingston Depot Foundation.
Diane Chalfant, Vice President
Diane Chalfant retired in 2016 after a 36-year career with the National Park Service. She served as Chief of Interpretation in three parks, including Yellowstone National Park, where she worked closely with non-profit and corporate partners to develop educational programs, facilities and services including the Canyon and Old Faithful Visitor Education Centers. Diane is interested in facilitating the work of indigenous and tribal members telling their own histories through the museum’s programs and exhibits. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Interpretation from The Ohio State University.
An Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology major at Montana State University, Jem has worked as a carpenter, log home builder, river raft guide, professional ski instructor, and a rescue diver. He manufactured tipis and wall tents as second owner of White Buffalo Lodges. Jem is currently the owner and operator of Anvil Wagon Works where he builds and restores historic wagons, coaches, and sleighs, using his wheelwrighting, blacksmithing, upholstery, and custom woodworking skills.
George Bornemann is a Professional Land Surveyor with CTA Architects Engineers in Livingston. He spent 20 years working in Yellowstone National Park where he became interested in the area’s history. George also serves as a Trustee of the Livingston School District. Recently, George has been inventorying Warren McGee Montana Research Collection maps. George has two children, Augustus and Sonia.
Dale Guidi is a lifelong resident who graduated from Park County High School and studied mechanical engineering at Montana State University. He worked for Northern Pacific Railway, Burlington Northern, and Montana Rail Link, retiring in 2004 as the mechanical foreman. Dale served on the Friends museum board for about a decade beginning in 2000. He likes to give back to the community.
Andy Olds works as an independent contractor and currently operates a handyman business, Andy's Tool Wagon. He served in the US Navy for six years. Andy takes great pride in representing the people, places, and things in Park County that make up our rich history. He has lived in Livingston since 1998 with his wife and two children.