Board of Directors
Rich Roller, President
Rich is very involved with the ongoing restoration of the Knapp House. He is retired, after a career in the construction and restaurant businesses. Rich is assistant scoutmaster of Troop 547, BSA (Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church), and currently serves on the Recycling Commission, Shade Tree Commission, Senior Volunteer Committee and 300th Anniversary Committee for Montgomery Township. He joined MTHS in 2000 after leaving the Montgomery Township Board of Supervisors. His wife, Anne had been involved with MTHS for many years prior to that and also served as president. He and Anne live in a 200-year-old farmhouse in the township.
Lisa Knapp Siegel, Vice President
Lisa was born and raised in Montgomery Township. The daughter of the late C. Howard “Bud” Knapp, Jr, she enjoyed countless hours growing up at the Knapp Farm, and provides the society with first-person descriptions, insights and understanding of Knapp Farm life and its history. Formerly a product manager with CSL Behring, and prior to that, a special education teacher, she now devotes her time to several non-profit organizations. She lives in Lower Gwynedd Township with her husband Brian, has three grown children and two grandsons. She has been a board member since 2010.
Debbie graduated college in 1973 and has been a resident of Montgomeryville since 1988. She has been a member of MTHS since 1991, and a board member since 1995. She earned a certificate in Historical Preservation from Bucks County Community College in 2003. Debbie is married and has three children.
Sue, MTHS member since 1989, has served in a variety of leadership positions including, president (2003-2006), vice president (2009-2010), program chairman and newsletter editor (2004-present). She has been a resident of Montgomery Township since 1975. Sue and her husband Bob have two children; she is director of public relations & marketing at Doylestown Hospital and also works as a freelance food and travel writer. Sue’s areas of interest within MTHS include preservation, fundraising, newsletter, photography. Other interests include American and European history; travel; advocacy for social, environmental and women’s issues; cooking and food writing.
David Levin, Secretary
David grew up in Montgomery County and has lived in a historic property in Montgomery Township since 2008 with his wife and two sons. David is a history buff and became involved with the historical society in 2008 while researching his property. David is a radiologist at Grand View Hospital in Sellersville and is the current president of the Bucks County Medical Society.
Kathy is a professional genealogist and advocate for preserving local history; she has earned certification in historic preservation. She is one of the original members of the MTHS and has served as both president and vice president. Kathy maintains the archives and photograph collection of the society.
Joe is a baker by trade. He was born and raised in Montgomery County. His ancestors include Isaac Norris, the founder of Norristown, and his great-great grandfather Brigadier General Andrew Porter who served under Ulysses Grant during the Civil War and his presidency. Other notable relations are David Rittenhouse Porter, Andrew Porter Sr., a Revolutionary War general and Mary Todd Lincoln. Joe enjoys preserving local history in Montgomery Township, and has served with the Montgomery Township Fire Department. He is also interested in military and maritime history.