Meet The Staff


Meet the Museum Director
Scott Lewandowski, as Museum Director is happy to assist with the day to day operations and rentals of the Hall. Scott has been a business owner for twenty years and uses his management skills to keep Veterans Memorial Hall in top shape to honor our veterans.

Email The Director


Meet the Curator
Leanne Wright,  our curator is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where she studied Anthropology and Museum Studies. In addition to a museum background, Leanne grew-up as an Air Force brat and has been surround by the military in some way her entire life. As curator, Leanne oversees the operations of the museum side of Veterans Memorial Hall. From inventory to conservation, processing of new donations and exhibits thrown into the mix she keeps busy.

Email The Curator

Meet the Docent
Terry Dyer, as was born in Rockford and is a lifelong resident of Northern Illinois. Terry is passionate about the Civil War and has extensively researched the war and the citizens of Rockford and Winnebago County’s involvement in it. His passion has made him a local favorite and he has given many presentations on the subject. Terry is the past State Commander of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, a member of S.U.V.C.W John A. Logan Camp #26, the Gettysburg Foundation and the Rock River Civil War Round Table.

Email The Docent