Board

Officers

Anne Flaherty, President
Flaherty, a direct descendant of Kehoe, has spent more than a decade researching and documenting Pennsylvania’s “Molly Maguire” conflict. In October 2013, Flaherty founded the Kehoe Foundation to help memorialize this divisive history through publication of research materials, forums to weigh historic evidence, educational outreach, and seminars to foster understanding and reconciliation. The foundation’s goals include the establishment—with the collaboration of interested individuals—of a museum and research center to honor and preserve this history for scholars and future generations.

Susie Flaherty, Vice President
Flaherty, a direct descendant of Kehoe, serves as communications director for the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Flaherty is co-author with Alessio Fasano, MD, of Gluten Freedom. To the Kehoe Foundation’s efforts, she brings a BA honors degree in history from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and a longtime interest in this revisionist history.

Rosemary Gido, PhD, Treasurer, Director
Professor emeritus in criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and author of Women’s Mental Health Needs Across the Criminal Justice System, Gido currently serves as editor of The Prison Journal. Gido authored the chapter “Alexander Campbell’s Molly Maguire Trial: The Miners and the Pinkertons” for F. Bailey and S. Chermak’s Famous American Crimes and Trials.

Sarah Brozena, JD, Director
Brozena is a lawyer who works on environmental policy issues in Washington, D.C. She is a member of both the State of Maryland and District of Columbia bars.

Richard Glashow, Director
Retired assistant principal and social studies teacher in western Massachusetts, Glashow currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts, and as instructor/supervisor for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Board Members

Mary Grace Flaherty, PhD
Flaherty, a direct descendant of Kehoe, received a Masters in Library Science from the University of Maryland. Flaherty currently serves as assistant professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Henry Foner
A longtime labor and social activist, Foner served for more than two decades as union president for the Fur, Leather and Machine Workers Union. His passions include civil rights advocacy. A former columnist for Jewish Currents, Foner is the author of For Better or Verse.

Joseph Wayne
Joseph Wayne, a direct descendant of Kehoe, worked in 1978 with members of Pennsylvania’s Labor History Society to help secure Kehoe’s posthumous pardon. Today, Wayne continues to operate Kehoe’s Hibernian House in Girardville, Pennsylvania.