William J. Dichtl
Community Outreach Associate Director
Board of Directors
Mr. Carter retired from the Chevron Corporation as Vice President Of
Arabian Chevron Inc.
Positions: Mr. Carter serves on the
Executive Committee of the Historic Southwest Ohio, Inc. He serves as Chair of the Fundraising
Committee and on the Marketing Committee of Heritage Village Museum. He chairs Harvest Fest, a yearly program at
the Village. He is a member of the Greater
Milford Area Historical Society and a Meals-On-Wheels volunteer for Clermont
Senior Services. Mr. Carter volunteers
as a Local Coordinator, as an Instructor, and Tax Preparer for AARP Tax
Preparation for the Elderly. He
volunteers as an Instructor for AARP Driver Safety Training.
Qualifications/Experience: Mr. Carter has been an educator at South Plains College, Texas
Technological University and the University
of Illinois. At Chevron Mr. Carter held a number of
positions of increasing responsibility in Sales, Marketing, Product Management,
Strategic Planning and Project Management.
Mr. Carter who spent more than 10 years in each Latin America and the Middle East has executive-level experience in
international business and significant experience dealing with domestic and
international management at all levels in the oil industry. He is multi-lingual.
Education: Mr. Carter holds
a BA and MA from Texas Technological University,
PhD from University of Illinois, MBA course work from New
York University, and
extensive training and development from Chevron University.
Ms. Diffenbach is a practicing
attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she has practiced since 1978.
Positions: Ms. Diffenbach serves on the Board of Directors of Historic Southwest
Ohio, Inc. She is a member of The
National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Ohio
and serves on their Board of Trustees as the representative to their National Headquarters
D.C. She serves on the Board of the Glendale
Preservation Society. She is the current
President of the Creekwood Condominium Association.
Qualifications/Experience: Ms. Diffenbach has served multiple tenures as
a Director on the Heritage Village Board. She brings extensive knowledge of
trial practice and practice in the areas of Domestic Relations Law, Criminal
Law, Juvenile Law and Probate Law. With
over 30 years’ experience in law practice, Ms. Diffenbach brings leadership and
understanding of professional ethics, business governance and people-to-people
Education: Ms. Diffenbach has a BA
from Goucher College,
an MA from the University
of Cincinnati in
Political Science and a Juris Doctor Degree from The Salmon P. Chase School of
Mr. Euskirchen is employed as a management consultant with Clark
Current Position: Mr. Euskirchen is the treasurer of Heritage Village Museum.
Experience: Mr. Euskirchen
has worked for Fortune 500 public companies, providing him insight and
experience into the operations, challenges and complex issues facing large
corporations. Mr. Euskirchen has held
positions of increasing responsibility in the automotive and transportation
industries. He has significant expertise
in accounting, investment management and taxation.
Qualifications: Having worked in the automotive and transportation
industries, as well as consulting in other industries, Mr. Euskirchen brings to
the Board strong knowledge of strategy, markets, competitors and
financials. As a native Cincinnatian he
brings firsthand knowledge of the local business climate and regional
understanding of policies and procedures.
He has a deep appreciation for the mission of Heritage Village
Education: Mr. Euskirchen holds a Bachelor’s degree from
University, a Master’s of Accountancy
from Northern Kentucky and a Master’s of Business Administration from Baylor University.
William J. Dichtl
Executive Director, Heritage Village Museum/Historic Southwest Ohio,
Qualifications/Experience: Mr. Dichtl has
been in the museum field for 33 years.
Mr. Dichtl started his career as a volunteer with the Chicago Historical
Society and the Des Plaines (IL) Historical Society. His volunteering provided him with insight
and experience into the operations, challenges and many issues that non-profit
organizations face. He prepared himself with the necessary education and
training that fostered his career. He
spent 14 years with the Tippecanoe County Historical Society in Lafayette, Indiana
as the Curator of Education, Exhibits Curator, and as the Fowler House Site
Manager, each a position of increasing responsibility. The next 11 years he spent as Director of the
Ohio County Historical Society in Rising Sun, Indiana.
In 2006 he received the Educator of the Year from the Rising Sun-Ohio
County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Dichtl
became the Executive Director of Heritage
Village in 2011.
You to HSO: “I was attracted to serve as
the Executive Director because of the wealth of cultural heritage the Village
has. The opportunities to move the
organization forward and to create a first-class learning environment were also
Experience/Interests: Mr. Dichtl served
on the boards of the Tippecanoe Ancient Fife & Drum Crops and the Rising
Sun Historic Downtown. He served 6 years as the President of the Rising Sun
Historic Downtown. His interests include
reading, gardening, and traveling to historic sites and museums.
Education: Mr. Dichtl has a BS in History from the
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, an MA in History from Northeastern
and an MA in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois
Dr. Purintun is retired from active pastorates after more than 45 years in the ministry.
Current Positions: Dr. Purintun serves as President of Historic
Southwest Ohio, Inc. In retirement he
continues to do spiritual direction and consultation.
Directorships/Experience: Dr. Purintun served pastorates in Montana,
Minnesota and Ohio.
He served as the Associate Executive for the Presbytery of Cincinnati
and as Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of Minnesota Valley.
Qualifications/Experience: Dr. Purintun brings to the Board extensive
knowledge of human interactions, senior executive-level understanding of
leadership roles and expertise with associations and councils that formulate
plans, budgets and membership development.
His many years in the ministry equip him to lead and guide Heritage Village according to the highest
professional standards for the preservation of the historic structure, the care
of the collections and the presentation of exhibitions and programs.
Education: Dr. Purintun has a BA degree from Jamestown College,
Jamestown, North Dakota,
and a Master of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California
and a Doctorate of Ministry from Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.
Ms. E. Marshall Tucker is semi-retired
Positions: Marshall Tucker serves as
Second Vice-President of Historic Southwest Ohio, Inc. She serves on several non-profit Boards in Cincinnati, Ohio, has
served as President of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Ohio, as well as on the
National Finance Committee of the National Society of Colonial Dames of
America. She has served on the Board of
a publicly traded California Manufacturer of computer systems.
Qualifications/Experience: Marshall Tucker
has experience as an elementary school teacher.
Ms. Tucker brings to the Board experience in semiconductor/micro
computer subsystems sales, inventory control and expertise in bookkeeping and
account management. She has extensive knowledge and understanding of electronic
component sales, an industry in which spent over 25 years. Her involvement with various non-profit
organization, her managerial acumen and executive-level understanding of
business serve her well in guiding the future of Heritage Village.
Tucker has a BA from Hollins College in American History and an MBA in Marketing
from Xavier University.
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