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To learn more about becoming an OBRM member, upcoming projects and programs, special events, volunteering, or other ways you can "get on board", please contact us at 516-558-7036 or email us at info@obrm.org.

OBRM Mailing Address:

Oyster Bay Railroad Museum
PO Box 335
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Museum Hours:

The Visitor Center, Station & Yard is now open seasonally on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 P.M. The Visitor Center is located at 102 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Please call 516-558-7036 for more information on Museum hours.

Board of Directors

Rob is the current vice president of the RRM, has served as a Director of the RRM since 2009, is an attorney in Oyster Bay, and resides in East Norwich. Rob also serves on the Board of Directors of the East Norwich Civic Association and Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce, and is counsel to (and former Board member of) the Oyster Bay Civic Association.
Bill has served as a Director of the RRM since 2012, is chairman of the RRM’s Education Committee, is a 35 year resident of East Norwich, and a retired N.Y.C. high school administrator. Bill has authored our “Educator’s Guide” with the support of an Advisory Review Committee composed of local museum directors and railroad personnel, and is currently working with RRM board member Donald Zoeller and local school districts on an innovative Classroom-Student Museum Visitation Program for grades 4-12 that will fulfill current N.Y.S. Common Core Standards and the Railroad Museum’s education mission.
Gary is the current secretary of the RRM, was the first president of Friends of Locomotive #35, the founding organization that later became the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum, and resides in Baldwin. Gary is also a member of the Railroad Museum of Long Island, as well as the Long Island Sunrise Trail chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.
Lauren has served as a Director of the RRM since 2009, has been an active member of the RRM since its inception, resides in Mineola, and is employed at Michael C. Fina, where she is a manager of the RFP Dept.
Don is a Territory Sales Manager and Vice President for Valley National Bank, recent branch manager for the Oyster Bay branch of the bank, and resides in Bayville. In his many years of service to the community, Don has served 3 terms as treasurer and 1 term as president of the Rotary Club of Oyster Bay, served as treasurer of the Oyster Festival, the Mill Neck Manor Apple Festival, the St. Dominic Church Feast of St. Rocco, and the St. Dominic Church Golf Outing, and is also a coach for the Bayville Community Little League.
Bob is the current treasurer of the RRM, has served as a Director of the RRM since 2009, is a C.P.A. in Melville, and resides in Babylon. Bob has served on the board of directors of a number of charitable organizations, and has extensive experience in providing audits and tax services to several not-for-profit organizations.
Dottie has served as a Director of the RRM since 2011, grew up in Oyster Bay, and currently resides with her family in Glen Head, N.Y. She has been employed in the Oyster Bay area her entire professional career, and is the co-owner of Dodds and Eder Home in Oyster Bay, where she has worked for 19 years. Dottie is also an active member of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce, for which she currently serves as president, and where she has led the Chamber’s many beautification efforts over the last several years.
John is the current president of the RRM, an agent for State Farm Insurance in Oyster Bay, and resides in Oyster Bay. John previously served for 13 years as a trustee on the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School Board, was one of the founding members of the Oyster Bay Main Street Association, and is past president of the Oyster Bay Rotary Club.
Josh has served as a Director of the RRM since 2006, holds a master’s degree in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto, and is currently the curator of the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, a position he has held for nearly 30 years. Throughout his service at the Cradle, he has overseen the growth of the collection, as well as the design and installation of exhibitry, making it one of the country’s premier air and space museums. Josh is also the author of 20 books on aviation, spaceflight, and transportation history.
Steve has served as a Director (and dedicated volunteer) of the RRM since its inception, was the first chairman of Friends of Locomotive #35, the founding organization that later became the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum, is past president of the RRM, is employed as a conductor for the Long Island Railroad, and resides in East Rockaway. Steve is also a member of the Long Island Sunrise Trail chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.
Judy has served as a Director of the RRM since 2007, is employed as an associate real estate broker at Laffey Fine Homes in East Norwich, and resides in Oyster Bay. Judy also serves on the Board of Directors of the Performing Arts Center at Oyster Bay High School, The First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay, and the Long Island Panhellenic. Judy previously served for 17 years as a trustee on the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School Board, and is also an active member of the Oyster Bay Rotary Club and the Junior League of Long Island.
Don has served as a Director of the RRM since 2012, is a retired attorney after 44 years of service with 2 major law firms in N.Y.C., previously served for 6 years as a trustee on the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School Board, and resides in Oyster Bay. Don currently serves as commander of the Nassau County Chapter of the Korean War Veterans of America, is a current member of the Oyster Bay Main Street Association, and, until recently, served as an arbitrator for the combined arbitration systems of the New York Stock Exchange and NASD (FINRA).

Advisory Board

  • Roger Bahnik
  • Jack Libert, Esq.
  • Jonathan Moore, Esq.
  • Thomas Pulling
  • William Withuhn