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The Tesla Memorial Society
21 Maddaket, Southwyck Village
Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076
William H. Terbo
Executive Secretary
  Maria Godfors
Nikola Tesla: 1856 - 1943

Executive Board

The Tesla Memorial Society is the oldest U.S. based international organization in continuous operation honoring and perpetuating the memory and ideals of the great electrical scientist and inventor, Nikola Tesla. The Society supports various cultural activities, participates in appropriate academic conferences and provides a source for an accurate representation of Nikola Tesla for the media. The Society is a non-political, non-profit, all volunteer membership organization founded in 1979, incorporated in 1980, operating under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Leland I. Anderson. Author and/or editor of a definitive series of books dealing with Tesla's original technology and patents; author of many Tesla-related monographs; Tesla activist for over 50 years, and has assembled the largest collection of Tesla memorabilia in private hands.

Wallace Edward Brand. Attorney specializing in electric power matters, and author of many articles on advances in electric power technology.

Margaret Cheney. Author and biographer whose works include Tesla: Man Out Of Time (1981) and Tesla, Master Of Lightning (coauthor, 1999).

Dr. James F. Corum. Physicist, professor, lecturer and author of many scientific and popular articles on aspects of Tesla technology.

Dr. Momcilo M. Gavrilovic. Research engineer, educator, author of numerous publications on electric power systems, robotics and control engineering and Tesla activist.

Maria Godfors. Business executive and former banking official.

Paul Kosanovich. Tesla activist and son of the late Nicholas Kosanovich, cofounder (1979) and original Society Executive Secretary of the Tesla Memorial Society, Inc.

Philip Momchilovich. Tesla activist and Director of the Pro Musica Society, Washington, DC.

Charlotte Muzar. Secretary (in New York in 1943 at the time of Tesla's passing) to Tesla's nephew, Dr. Sava Kosanovic, participated in inventory of Tesla's Hotel New Yorker safe and in Tesla's State Funeral, administered Tesla property in the U.S. before shipment to Tesla Museum, and was bearer of Tesla's ashes to Belgrade, (1957).

Gary L. Peterson. CEO, Tesla Wardenclyffe Project; Director of Engineering, Summit Public Radio and TV; Owner/Operator, Twenty First Century Books, a distributor of Tesla-related publications.

Momcilo Simic. Society European Correspondent, broadcasting technical executive and representative to the International Telecommunication Union and European Broadcasting Union and campaigner for annual international recognition of Tesla's seminal radio work.

William H. Terbo. Society Chairman of the Executive Board and Executive Secretary, engineer, telecommunications executive, grandnephew of Nikola Tesla and frequent lecturer on Tesla's personality and philosophy.

John W. Wagner. Educator and originator and sponsor of grass roots fund raising activity that has, to date, placed Tesla busts at ten leading American Universities.

TMSlf5 4/15/05 rev. 10/11/06

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