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Erin M. Urban | Executive Director

Erin Urban is the founding Executive Director of the Noble Maritime Collection. A graduate of Lake Forest College, she has over 30 years of experience in arts administration. She organized and oversaw the Noble Crew, the volunteer corps that worked on the adaptive reuse of the museum's home, a National Historic Landmark and former dormitory for mariners at Sailors' Snug Harbor. Urban oversees the ongoing cataloging of the museum's collection of maritime art, artifacts, and documents, and she researches and designs the museum's major exhibitions. She has written four books, most recently Caddell Dry Dock: 100 Years Harborside.

xCiro Galeno | Assistant Director

Ciro Galeno, Jr. began working for the Noble Maritime Collection in 2005 and became its Assistant Director in 2006. He holds the Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Arts, with a focus on graphic design from St. John's University. He has also studied exhibition design and arts administration at New York University. He curated Living Life Gloriously: A Glimpse of the Personality of Amelia "Gloria" Noble in 2007, The Atelier of Wichita Bill in 2010, and Titanic: A Centennial Exhibition of Contemporary Art in 2012. 
He designs all the museum's publications, including catalogues for the aforementioned exhibitions and auctions, and the museum's latest book, Caddell Dry Dock: 100 Years Harborside.


xxDB Lampman | Director of Programs

DB is responsible for all education and public programming at the museum. She received the BFA from the Maryland Institute, College of Art and the MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Ms. Lampman is a visual artist and her work has been shown in the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Museo Contemporanea de Roma, among other institutions here and abroad. She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation award. As the Program Director, Lampman has developed and taught many unique arts-in-education programs, including adding a literacy component to the museum’s Young Printmakers camp that won high praise for combining the literature of Shakespeare with printmaking projects.


Nancy L. Pouch
Chairwoman emerita

Maurice K. Shaw, d.
Chairman emeritus

Robert D. Skeele
Chairman emeritus


Board of Trustees

Steven P. Kalil

Lawrence F. Wasser, M.D.

Kevin J. Mahoney

Erin M. Urban
Executive Director


Gale P. Bellafiore

Brian DeForest
Captain Timothy Ferrie
The Rev'd. Gerald Keucher
Shelagh Mahoney

Glen Miller

Eileen Montanez, P.E.

John J. Pinto
David S. Seeley, Ph.D.
John Stobart, R.A.
J. Arnold Witte
Jeffrey C. Wollman