Hannah Shickles

Hannah is our archivist, curator, and events coordinator. She joined us as a high school senior volunteering for a school project, and she was so wonderful we paid her to stay. She looks after thousands of photo negatives, creates displays and exhibits, handles event rentals, and keeps all of us

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Our Board

The board of directors oversees all financial aspects and long range planning for the museum. They ensure adherence to Al & Lois Kelch’s original mission of STEM-based educational opportunities for people of all ages. Our current museum board consists of Jeffrey Beyer, Slinger, WI; president Charles M. Williams, Kennesaw, GA; vice-president Eric

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Our Volunteers

Kelch wouldn’t be the same without our incredible volunteers! We rely on more than 20 wonderful people to help us maintain our aircraft, mow the lawns, and do everything in between. Our volunteers include: John Bernstein Joe Snow Mike Weeden Esperé Eckard-Lee Jeff Skiles Madeline Weeden Daria Weeden Larry and

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Pat Weeden

Pat Weeden grew up as an “airport rat” around the Brodhead Airport, and has been to just about every event there since the early 1970s. He comes from a family of pilots, airplane mechanics, restorers and nerds, so you could say avgas runs in his veins. After serving on several

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Ami Eckard-Lee

Ami is our collections manager, and her name is pronounced “Amigo without the Go!” She spends a lot of time creating displays, planning activities for museum guests of all ages, and making lists. Lots and lots of lists. She is also in charge of all of the museum’s “stuff,” including

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