Dermot Whittaker, Development Manager, joined the FSHD Society in May 2019 to provide database and data management skills. His background includes for-profit marketing (software) and content writing. In the non-profit world, he has applied archiving and data management at local institutions including the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the USS Constitution Museum, and Tufts University. He also has teaching, writing and research experience, and serves on the board of the Old Schwamb Mill, a local living-history museum. Dermot and his wife live nearby in Bedford, Mass., sometimes joined by musician friends and the neighboring cat.