James W. Mauch, President. Jim is the founder of the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum and has worked closely with the museum for over a decade. Jim is the author of Aware: A Retrospective of the Life and Work of Eric Sloane (Garrigues House, Publishers, 2001) and is the owner of Weather Hill Farm, a gallery that specializes only in the works of Eric Sloane. Jim has held positions as diverse as a professor of graduate education to skidding logs with the team of Belgian horses pictured. Jim earned a BA from Moravian College in 1991, an M. Ed. from Kutztown University in 1998, and a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2005. He retired from the college teaching profession in 2009 to operate four family businesses and to home school his seven-year-old daughter Edith.