Museum Staff

Steve Gordon

Museum Administrator
Steve Gordon
gordonsc@miamioh.edu
513-529-8381

Docent
Rita Bodwell

About Rita

Rita Bodwell retired from Indiana public schools after almost 33 years of service. During her tenure she served in several capacities, including 28 years as the Executive Secretary to the principal. Her interests include Miami ILR, McGuffey Museum history, gardening, reading and traveling around the world with her husband. An Indiana resident, Rita's family includes two daughters, two son-in-laws and four grandchildren.

Docent
John Clover

About John

John Clover is a retired local educator who brings his love of nature and community involvement to the McGuffey House and Museum. John taught elementary grades 4 & 5 at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, and later became a guidance counselor at Talawanda High School, where he retired as Head of the Guidance Office. He also served as the YMCA Camp Director at Camp Campbell Gard, where he developed their Environmental Education Program and ran the summer camp program. For more than 40 years, he has been part of Alpha Phi Omega, the national service fraternity.

Lois Cocanougher

Docent
Lois Cocanougher
jcocan7916@aol.com
513-529-8381