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Boardmembers Cooperberg and Trotman
The newest board members to join the Museum are Karla Trotman (left) and Dr. Jordana Cooperberg

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of Dr. Jordana Cooperberg and Karla Trotman as the newest members of the Museum’s Board of Directors.

“Jordana and Karla bring a remarkable breadth of experience and achievement to our board,” said Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, Museum President and CEO. “They have both been enthusiastic supporters of the Museum in recent years and are already part of the Museum family. We are fortunate to benefit from their creativity, insight, and leadership.”

Dr. Jordana Cooperberg holds a doctorate in clinical psychology with a specific focus in health psychology and a research concentration on childhood obesity. She has taught psychology at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Currently, she sits on the board of Lydia Security Monitoring Inc, dba COPS Monitoring, the largest provider of wholesale alarm monitoring services in the United States, where she chairs the corporate culture committee. She also sits on the board of Perelman Jewish Day School. Cooperberg received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She received both her master’s degree and doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Karla Trotman is the CEO and owner of Electro Soft, an American company that creates custom electronics manufacturing solutions for clients in aviation, rail, transit, OEM, and defense. She has a background in e-commerce, online marketing, purchasing, global scheduling and supply chain logistics. She holds an MBA from Drexel University and a bachelor’s degree in business logistics from Penn State University, where she graduated with a minor in the legal environment of business and earned a Purchasing Management Certificate.

Trotman also serves on the Museum’s Corporate Advisory Council. She is a member of several boards and organizations, including the Drexel University Board of Governors, Southeastern Pennsylvania Manufacturing Alliance, Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, Carson Valley Children’s Aid, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and the Free Library Foundation of Philadelphia.

About Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government. Through the Museum’s unmatched collection, immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive elements, visitors gain a deeper appreciation for how this nation came to be and feel inspired to consider their role in ensuring that the promise of the American Revolution endures. Located just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. The Museum, which opened on April 19, 2017, is a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization. For more information, visit or call 877.740.1776.