New Trustees to Join the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Board

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is pleased to announce that Kathleen Custis, Reverend Roosevelt Ewell, and Pamela Murrin have joined the Board of Trustees.

Patsy Brescia, Chairman of the Board of Trustees said, “We are thrilled to have Kathleen Custis, Pamela Murrin and Reverend Roosevelt Ewell join our diversely talented Board of Trustees and gain their respective capabilities in the oversight of the museum. Our Trustees play a pivotal role in enhancing our cultural, educational and institutional programs.”

Kathleen Custis: courtesy of Kathleen Custis

Kathleen Custis is an Associate Director of Program Services at Vaniam Group, an independent network of healthcare and scientific communications agencies supporting the oncology and hematology marketplace. Prior to Vaniam, she spent 17 years in global event planning for the pharmaceutical industry. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Denison University and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development from Villanova University.

Mrs. Custis believes strongly in giving back to the community. Kathleen currently serves on the board of the Weston Field Club, and previously served on the board of the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk. She enjoys skiing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Rev. Ewell, courtesy of LMMM

Reverend Roosevelt Ewell is Senior Pastor of Canaan Institutional Baptist Church of Norwalk, Connecticut. He holds a Master of Divinity in Theology from Vision International University in Ramona, California. He has held several positions such as the Chairman of The CT Black Church Taskforce Initiative on Crime and Criminal Justice, which is an affiliation of the National Alliance of Faith and Justice (NAFJ). He is a member of the Norwalk Urban Youth Coalition and a former president of the Interdenominational of Ministers Fellowship (IMF). Rev. Ewell is the past President of Congress of Christian Education of the Connecticut State Missionary Baptist Convention of the National Baptist Convention, USA., Inc.  Rev. Ewell is the Founder and CEO of Serving All Vessels Equally, Inc. (SAVE), which is a youth-based organization in Norwalk, CT.

Pam Murrin: courtesy of Pam Murrin

Pam Murrin is a business executive who helps companies with their data strategy and analytic needs, holding executive positions in the media and telecom space for over 25 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. Pam is an avid sailor and paddle boarder. Prior volunteer experience includes serving on the Board of Shakespeare on the Sound, and on Yacht Club committees, and dog rescues. She is a long-term resident of Connecticut and currently resides in Darien, CT.

The Museum’s 2021 cultural and educational programs are made possible in part by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; LMMM’s Leadership Patrons: The Sealark Foundation; LMMM’s 2021 Season Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation, and King Industries; and LMMM’s 2021 Distinguished Benefactors for Education: The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc.
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. For more information on schedules, tour tickets and programs please visit, e-mail, or call 203-838-9799.

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