Executive and Editorial Staff

Thoreau Society Operations

Michael Frederick, Executive Director

Michael Frederick is an experienced Executive Director skilled in nonprofit management, events, and public relations. His strong business development and community skills have helped to lead the Thoreau Society since 2006. His field of study includes Thoreau’s social philosophy and ethics.  He has worked with several non-profit Boards. He holds a BS in Finance from Suffolk University - Sawyer Business School, a Master's in History from Harvard University - Extension School, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management.

Chynna Lemire, Business Manager

Business Manger since 2016

Jamie McCarthy, Shop Buyer

Thoreau Society Publications

Brent Ranalli, Editor, Thoreau Society Bulletin

John Kucich, PhD., Editor, The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies

Thoreau Society Annual Conference

Magdalena Bermudez, Annual Gathering Coordinator

The Thoreau Society Bookstore, the Shop at Walden Pond

Corinne Smith, Supervisor

Peter Alden, Shop Associate

Charlanne Maynard, Shop Associate

Richard Smith, Shop Associate

The Thoreau Society Collections at the Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library

Jeffrey S. Cramer, Curator of Collections, for the Walden Woods Project