James A. Michener Art Museum Announces New Appointment of Corporate Business Partners Program Chairs

. June 9, 2014

Rick Millham, Jr. of Millham Insurance Agency, Doylestown, is new Chair of Advisory Board

(Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum is pleased to announce four new Advisory Board positions of the Corporate Business Partner Program (CBPP). The Board elected Rick Millham, Jr., Millham Insurance Agency, as Chair; Clyde Yates, Knobs ‘n Knockers, as Vice Chair; Linda Felt, Doylestown Hospital, Nominating Chair; and Mary Helf, Fox Rothschild LLP, Membership Chair.

The Museum is grateful to outgoing Chair, Barbara M. Donnelly, and Co-chair Jane Yeuroukis for their leadership and commitment to the Advisory Board during their tenure. “The Corporate Business Partner’s involvement and commitment is the means that enables the Museum to grow and flourish in the community and beyond,” stated Laurie McGahey, Senior Director of Advancement. “Our Advisory Board members are helping foster awareness by playing a vital role that will help increase membership, visibility and support for the Michener Art Museum and the region.”

Rick Millham, Jr. CIC, is President of Millham Insurance Agency, founded in 1976 in Doylestown. He grew up in Buckingham and now lives in Plumsteadville with his wife Lori; son, Barry; daughter, Katelyn; and the family dog, Scoobert. Rick is a born leader, also serving as President of LeTip of Doylestown, President of the Kings College Alumni Association, NY, serving on the school board of Plumstead Christian School and sitting on the Board of Directors of the BuxMont Torch FC. Rick is an avid soccer player and cyclist.

As a Residential and Commercial Hardware Specialist, Clyde Yates serves as a Project Manager for Knobs ‘n Knockers in Peddler’s Village, Lahaska, PA, working with builders, architects, designers, realtors and homeowners. He brings years of purchasing, sales, and locksmithing experience to the company. Knobs ‘n Knockers partners with interior designers and architects to provide embellishments from more than 400 suppliers and artisans around the world. Previously, Yates was the owner of Bucks County Lock and Key, now a division of Knobs ‘n Knockers.

Linda A. Felt has been Vice President of Development at Doylestown Hospital since 1990. Prior to joining the hospital, she was the Executive Director of Development at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown. During the past 29 years, Linda has been active in the community, serving on numerous Boards including Doylestown Health Foundation, Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Business Cares, Doylestown Business and Community Alliance, CB Cares, Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic, County Theater, the Bucks County Choral Society, and Montgomery Theater. She is married and has one son and two granddaughters. Linda enjoys visiting them, reading and making pies in her spare time.

Mary Helf is a Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP in Warrington and Blue Bell, PA. She concentrates her law practice in estate planning and estate administration, helping clients design wills, powers of attorney and trusts, and overseeing issues involving estate and income taxes, business succession, conservation easements, long-term care and charitable gifts. Helf speaks to professional, civic and community groups and she assists charitable organizations with planned giving and fund-raising programs and has received the Members Award in recognition of professional accomplishments and community service from the Philadelphia Finance Association; and the Award for Excellence in the study of Trusts from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. In addition, Helf serves as a director for Pearl S. Buck International.

The 2014 Corporate Business Partners Advisory Board is comprised of: Rick Millham, Jr., Chair, Millham Insurance Agency; Clyde Yates, Vice Chair, Knobs ‘N Knockers; Linda Felt, Nominating Chair, Doylestown Hospital; Mary Helf, Membership Chair, Fox Rothschild, LLP; Robert Cormack, Bucks County Economic Development; Gloria Dodd, Charter Management Corporation; Susan Jones, First Savings; Kip Lynch, CMIT Solutions; Nick Molloy, J. Carroll Molloy Realtors; Jason Oszczakiewicz, Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home of Doylestown, Inc.; Tim Schuback, Malmark, Inc.; Binny Silverman, Silverman Family Partnerships; Bridget Wingert, Bucks County Herald; and Jane M. Yeuroukis, Jane M. Yeuroukis, Inc.

The Bucks County Commissioners and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts provide annual support for the Michener Art Museum.

About The James A. Michener Art Museum
The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American Art, with a focus on art of the Bucks County region. The museum presents changing exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions, and offers a diverse program of educational activities that seek to develop a lifelong involvement in the arts as well as nurture a wide range of audiences. We also seek to educate our community about nationally and internationally known Bucks County artists of all creative disciplines. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

The James A. Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday noon – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.

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