Rhonda DiMascio: Executive Director

Rhonda DiMascio

Princeton, NJ – Veteran museum and gardens leader Rhonda DiMascio has been named Executive Director of Morven Museum & Garden, the home of Richard Stockton, one of New Jersey’s five signers of the Declaration of Independence. A New Jersey native, DiMascio brings significant leadership experience in program and fund development, a passion for history and preservation, and a commitment to educational programming and community outreach.

Most recently, DiMascio has served as Executive Director of Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, one of the oldest cemeteries in the country and a National Historic Landmark that offers programs focused on history, arts, science and nature. In this role, DiMascio was responsible for program development, fundraising to support capital projects and special educational programs, and strategic planning for the nonprofit affiliate of two nationally recognized historic cemeteries.

Previously, DiMascio was Development Director of Grounds for Sculpture, a 42-acre sculpture park in Hamilton, NJ where she created a fundraising program that contributed to a 47% increase in revenue due in large part to individual donations, corporate sponsorships, special events, and grants from private and government agencies.

Earlier in her career, she served as Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute (API) in Mount Laurel, NJ, a National Historic Landmark and family home and birthplace of suffragist and women’s rights activist Alice Stokes Paul. At API, she managed a multimillion-dollar historic restoration and rehabilitation project, raised funds for programming and operations, and established a major gifts initiative and planned giving program.

A National Historic Landmark, Morven is situated on five pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey. The home of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and the former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion, Morven showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State through exhibitions, educational programs and special events. For more information, visit https://www.morven.org/