The Board of Trustees


The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is led by a Board of Trustees and Executive Director.  The Board of Trustees meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm.  



President - William Schickling

Vice President - Dr. Robert Morgan

Secretary - Lisa Gray

Treasurer - 



Ann Allen 

Diane Cooper-Currier

John "Rick" King

John Gary

Star Matteson

Ed Mervine

Duane Morton

Ritu Radhakrishnan

Don Smith


Executive Director:

Mercedes Niess



Promotional Lighthouse Tours & Dinner Discount

The City of Oswego and the Maritime Museum partner to offer discount tours of the Lighthouse and $5 off local cuisine!

Thursday August 26th, Discounted lighthouse tour and $5 off at LaParilla, Southern Fare, and GS Steamers! ...


Lighthouse Boat Tours 2021

Tickets now available online!

After a historic year in 2020, the Maritime Museum is excited to kick of the 2021 tour season. Purchase your tickets here....


Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Feature

The pending National Marine Sanctuary on Lake Ontario was featured on Great Lakes Now!

Check out the feature on sanctuary initiatives on the Great Lakes here....