About Us

Staff & Board of Directors

Julie Staley – President
Grant Staley – Vice President/Secretary
Mark Staley – Treasurer
Laura Jahr – Museum Director
Mike Deatherage – Museum Assistant Director
Lauren Taylor – Archives & Collections
Erynn Williams Burge – Archives & Collections & Office Manager

The Staley Museum Foundation Mission Statement

The Staley Museum Foundation is committed to the preservation of the history of the A.E. Staley Family, The Staley Historic Home and the A.E. Staley Mfg. Co., especially as it pertains to the history of the Decatur community and the larger agricultural community. The Foundation serves as a repository of information, historical documentation and memorabilia, as well as a cultural and educational contributor to the community of Decatur.