Mission Statement

 The mission of the Museum is to explore and celebrate the innovative leadership and values that have shaped the community and provide educational and social opportunities that connect the past to the present and enhance the quality of life. 


Michele Anderson, Executive Director


Email: manderson@clementrailroadmuseum.org

Michele Anderson has served as the CRHM’s Program Director since 2016. She has been responsible for leading successful events, fundraising projects and day to day activities for the CRHM in this leadership role. Additionally, she has led marketing and community relations building efforts and helped to implement educational programs  in close collaboration with the professional team of staff and board of  directors at the CRHM. 

Emily Boersma, Collections Manager


Email: eboersma@clementrailroadmuseum.org

Emily does a variety of tasks, including assisting with the museum's day-to-day operations. Additionally, she is helping the museum organize and manage its artifact collections. Emily graduated from MTSU with a M.A. in Public History. Prior to joining the CRHM, Emily worked with museums and archives in Middle Tennessee, Washington State, and Alabama. Emily hails from Wenatchee, WA. 

Taylor Weiss, Visitors Center/Museum Assistant


Email: weisstaylor94@gmail.com

Taylor graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a B.S. in History and a minor in Geology. He interned at the Cookeville History Museum, and now enjoys teaching visitors about Dickson County history. During his time off, Taylor enjoys playing with his dog Max and runs 5 miles twice a day.

Alicia Washer, Visitors Center/Design and Marketing Specialist


Email: awasher@clementrailroadmuseum.org

Alicia is responsible for keeping up-to-date on local happenings and places in Dickson County and is also our digital content creator for the museum, which includes: photography, and graphic design. Alicia studied graphic design at MTSU and has a B.A. in Liberal Arts. Alicia grew up in Louisville, KY, but spent a lot of time with family in Dickson, TN until she moved to Dickson in 2004.


Sissy Driver, Docent


Anne Carpenter, Docent


Pat Bomba, Docent


Martha Gerdeman, Docent


Wanda Pendergrass Grissom, Docent


Martha Shepard, Docent


Heather Teed, Docent


Donnie Farthing, Docent


Larry Hillis, Docent


Tommy Davidson, Docent


Model Train Engineers

Lowell Amrine


Ron Koesler


Rick Hughes


Keith Fisher


CRHM Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors

Darrell James, President

Ron Crittendon, Treasurer

David Shepard, Secretary

Stacey Levine,  Ex-Officio  for Mayor Rial

Ernestine Adams

Lisa Akins

Bob Clement

Michael Curcio

Anthony Daniels

Doris Grigsby

Gary Ledbetter

Mike Legg

John Luther

Hank McCall

C. Kerry Pruett

H. Alan Ragan

Leon Stribling

Tommy Woodall