Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Coming May 7, 2015

Matt Borowick will discuss the court martial of Fitz John PorterMatthew Borowick is a columnist for the Civil War News.  His “Round Table Review” discusses the things that roundtables do, from common issues such as managing volunteers, battlefield preservation, special activities and collaboration with others, to recruiting, using the internet, fundraising and running Civil War trips, among many others. In 2010, he authored and published The Civil War Round Table Handbook: The Indispensable Guide to Running Yours Right. Matthew is a member of the R.E. Lee Civil War Round Table where he has served in numerous capacities including newsletter editor, advisory board member, and webmaster. In 1997, the Robert E. Lee Round Table opened the Civil War Library and Research Center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Matt has served as the library’s executive director for the first eleven years of its existence. He has spoken to numerous roundtables about many aspects of the Civil War including the court martial of Fitz John Porter and about the economics of the Civil War. Matt is employed by Seton Hall University as the Associate Vice‐President for Alumni and Government Relations. He lives in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, with his wife Kathy and their four children.