USS Slater - Destory Escort Historical Museum



Board of Trustees

Anthony S. Esposito, President, Guilderland, NY
Retired Northeast Regional Manager for Time-Warner Cable, former member of NYS Commission on Expenditure Review and US Army First Lieutenant

Harold Hatfield, Vice President, Waterford, NY
President, Maximum Security Products, Inc. Graduate U.S. Military Academy

B. J. Costello, III, Chairman, Albany, NY
Attorney with Hinman Straub, PC. Former LTJG, USNR serving as Exec. Officer aboard USS Genesee AOG8 (1966-1969)

Thomas R. Cline, Secretary, Binghamton, NY
Thomas R. Cline, Esq. Partner; Law Office of Cooper and Cline, Town Justice and Assistant Public Defender, Town of Dickinson, Broome County, NY.

Alan Fox, Treasurer, Guilderland, NY
Retired Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. USS SLATER volunteer 1998-present, Father served on USS HAYTER DE212. USS STERN DE187 named for cousin.

Michael Clark, Melrose, MA
Chief Engineer, UTC Aerospace Systems

Robert F. Cross, Albany, NY
Albany Water Department Commissioner, Chairman of the Albany Port District Commission, and published historical author.

Gary Dieckman, Elmsford, NY
Executive Printing and Direct Mail, Inc. Lithographer aboard USS GRAND CANYON AD28

Robert Dignum, East Greenbush, NY
Dignum & Baum Insurance Agency

Arthur F. Dott, Albany, NY
Retired US NAVY Chief Petty Officer and USS SLATER Volunteer.

Earl F. Johnson, Long Beach, CA
Financial Consultant. Past President of Los Angeles Chapter of the Destroyer Escort Sailor Association, Former Shipfitter, USS Alvin C. Cockrell DE366.

S. Greg Krawczyk, Capt. USN (Ret), Pasadena, MD
Program Analyst with the Defense Information Systems Agency. Former CO of Albany Reserve Center. USS Goldsborough DDG-20, USS Fahrion FFG-20, USS Sampson DDG-10, USS John F. Kennedy CV-67.

Robert Lazar, Delmar, NY
Business Development Advisor with Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs.

Stephen M. Long, North Adams, MA
Former Chairman of Hoosac Bank. Retired from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Served aboard USS BOTETOURT APA136 and USS SHADWELL LSD15.

Michael C. Swezey, BG, NYARNG
Assistant Adjutant General-Army, New York National Guard and Commanding General, 53rd Troop Command, Assistant Vice President and Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch.

Diane Watters, Albany NY
President, W.F. Enterprises, Inc., Metal Supermarkets Franchisee, Albany

Ron Zarem, West Branch, MI
Served aboard USS BROUGH DE148. Retired from General Motors.

Emeritus Trustees

Don Norris, Hollidaysburg, PA
Former USS SLATER Radioman 1945 -1946. Retired architect.

Ray Windle, Denton, TX
Former President NMI Corp. Former Electricians Mate USS Fieberling DE640