Staff

Kenny Libben

Curator
Kenny has been with the CRF Museum since 2010.  First hired as Assistant Curator, Kenny quickly began transforming the museum into a modern facility and updating exhibits.  In 2011 he was promoted to Curator, following the retirement of Jim Sharp.  Kenny is a graduate of the College of Wooster, graduating cum laude with departmental honors.  In addition to his role with the museum he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Mohican Historical Society, the Loudonville Theatre & Arts Committee, and as Vice President of the Loudonville-Perrysville School Foundation.

Awards
Outstanding Individual Achievement; Ohio Local History Alliance, 2015.

Kenny Utterback

Building Manager
Kenny has been a member of the Mohican Historical Society since 1998, eventually serving as President for nearly 8 years until transitioning to Building Manager in 2007.  He has a also been a member of the Flxible Owners International since 1998, and serves as the CRF Museum’s primary contact for that organization.  Kenny retired as Head of Shipping for Con Agra’s Loudonville Mill in 1998.

John & Alice Schopfer

Cabin Manager(s)
John and Alice Schopfer have been managing the historic Workman Cabin since the early 1990s.  The Schopfer’s aided former curator Jim Sharp in restoring the interior of the cabin (previously closed off for nearly thirty years) and became the primary educators, providing tours to schools and the public.  The Schopfers entertain visitors with their immense experience of primitive and frontier lifestyle, drawing from nearly four decades of living history and reenacting pioneer settlements and the French & Indian Wars period.  In 2011, Alice became actively involved in the CRF Museum as well — primarily serving as the museum’s textile expert — and was elected to the society’s Board of Directors in 2013.  John retired as storekeeper of the Flxible Company in 1996, while Alice retired as a certified teacher’s aide with the Loudonville-Perrysville Exempted School District in 2004.