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Nancy Solomon, folklorist and Executive Director of Long Island Traditions, holds an M.A. degree in American Studies and Folklife from George Washington University. She is the author of On The Bay: Bay Houses and Maritime Culture of Long Island, West Meadow Beach: A Portrait of a Long Island Beach Community, and Long Island Traditional Architecture: A Teacher Resource Guide. She is an adjunct professor of anthropology at Hofstra University. Nancy has lectured extensively on the history and traditions of Long Island’s fishermen and baymen and traditional architecture. She has been working on Long Island since 1987 and for Long Island Traditions since 1995.

Board Members of Long Island Traditions include Ken Robinson (Chair), Ken Maltz (Treasurer), Guy Edwards, Pat Healy, Mirna Cortes Obers, Daniel Pollera, Jude Schanzer, and Mike Scully.


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