As the History & Heritage Associate, Alice focuses on historical research, program coordination and grant facilitation. An experienced meeting and event planner, Alice also plans fundraising, live music and History & Heritage related events for Sylvester Manor.
In 2022, Alice focused her History & Heritage research work on identifying the names and stories of the enslaved and free people of color who are buried in the Afro-Indigenous Burial Ground located at Sylvester Manor. Through this research, the organization has been able to identify not only additional names and stories but multi-generational family connections from enslavement to freedom.
An Arkansas native, Alice resides on Shelter Island and has deep ties to the community. Prior to joining Sylvester Manor in 2018, Alice was Board and Membership Manager at the Graduate Management Admission Council in Reston, Virginia. She has also held positions with the Passenger Vessel Association and the Washington, DC offices of former U.S. Senators David Pryor and Dale Bumpers. Alice holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Social Studies from Harding University.