About Us

Board of Directors

Julie Staley – President
Mark Staley – Treasurer
Lesley Nicholson – Secretary
Erin Staley – Director
Cynthia Deadrick – Director

Museum Staff

Laura Jahr – Museum Director
Erynn Williams Burge – Assistant Director

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.