50 Years of the BSRA

In 2009, we celebrated our 50th anniversary with a series of events and publications. Come read the story of our founding, view histories of our departments, and watch videos from our anniversary meeting!

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Board of Directors & Officers

The Boston Street Railway Association holds a yearly election for our Board of Directors. All regular members in good standing are eligible to vote, run for, and hold office. All Director and Officer positions are strictly volunteer and are essential to the everyday operation and success of our organization. Listed below are our 2014 Board of Directors and Officers, as well as some brief information about them. Contact information for the BSRA is located on the Contact Us page. For information on volunteering with the BSRA, click here.

On October 18, 2012, we lost our long-time Rollsign Director and friend, Daniel T. Lenihan. click here for more information.

Elected Board of Directors:

PresidentBradley H. Clarke
Clarke is the author of BSRA Bulletin No. 22, Streetcar Lines of the Hub: The 1940s, and co-author of Bulletin No. 23, Tremont Street Subway: A Century of Public Service with O.R. Cummings. Clarke also authored 7 previous BSRA Bulletins.

Vice President & Clerk of CorporationThomas Athearn

SecretaryThaddeus S. Anderson

TreasurerCharles Bahne, Jr.

Publications DirectorMichael R. Prescott
Prescott is the author of the BSRA's 24th Bulletin, Boston Transit Equipment: 1979-2009.

RollSign Director & EditorNick Tomkavage

Director of Car RestorationDavid F. Harling
Harling was also one of the Founding Members of the BSRA in 1959. His experiences in the formation of the Association can be read here.

Director at LargeJonathan Belcher

Director at LargeDaniel Cohen

LibrarianJames Gately

Appointed Positions & Officers

Publications ManagerRon Clough

Entertainment ChairmanLucius Chiaraviglio

Entertainment CommitteeDana Frisbee, Tadd Anderson, Robert FitzGerald and George Chiasson, Jr.

Retail Show StaffMike Prescott, Dana Frisbee, Nick Tomkavage, Ron Clough, Bill Pollman, Tom Athearn and Danny Cohen

Website ManagerMike Prescott