Whaley House Volunteers

In order to keep the Whaley Historic House Museum running we rely heavily on our dedicated volunteers. Whether you are interested in becoming a docent, prefer to work behind the scenes in program design, or want to help keep our beautiful house and landscaping looking their best, feel free to contact the museum for more information! Our volunteers range from students looking for job experience to retirees hoping to give back to their community!

 Step into the past and become a Whaley House volunteer!




The Whaley Historic House Museum presents life during Flint's Gilded Age seeks to promote the history of Flint, while inspiring all forms of historical inquiry. The staff run numerous events that engage and educate the public, so as to reflect the love the Whaley family had for their city. The Whaley House Museum is governed by the Whaley Historical House Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which is overseen and managed by the Board of Directors and Executive Director.

Executive Director - Samantha Engel

​Samantha is a proud Michigan native who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Ferris State University and a Master of Arts degree in Early American History from Western Michigan University. She enjoys bringing her passion for history and creativity together to develop interesting programs for the museum.

Board of Directors

President, Thomas Henthorn

Vice President, David White

Treasurer, Julie Arter

Secretary, Robert Hentgen

Shirley Fowler

Barbara Gleason

William Hentgen

Mark Anderson

William Gainey

Larry Frounfelter

Heather Moore

Jason Botz

Aaron Gulyas

​Amy Meade

Ryan Eashoo

James Maxwell