Jane Protzman has lived on City Island since 1991 but had already sailed for many years from the area. Since retiring from AT&T she pursued a travel bug, primarily embarking on expedition ships and photographing as she went along. Her book, “Water Water Every Where” contains 30 images from 20 years of those trips. She has had exhibits of her photographs at the libraries of Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Port Washington and at the City Island Nautical Museum.
Deborah Wye is Communications Chair of the Friends of Pelham Bay Park and maintains the group’s website and Facebook page. She has taken a special interest in the Orchard Beach Pavilion, organizing an exhibition and lecturing on this historic landmark. Wye spent her career as a curator at The Museum of Modern Art, presenting some twenty-five exhibitions there.
Barbara Burn Dolensek has lived on City Island since 1976 and has been active in the City Island community for many years. She has been on the staff of The Island Current since 1985, an officer of the City Island Civic Association since 1992, and an officer of the City Island Historical Society and administrator of the Nautical Museum since 1995. She is also on the executive board of the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and a member of the Garden Club of City Island and the Friends of Pelham Bay Park.