Press Release

April 26, 2017

Eliza Hudson Kontulis joins The Henry Ford Board of Trustees

(Dearborn, Mich. – April 26, 2017) – The Henry Ford announced today that Eliza Hudson Kontulis has been elected to serve a three-year term as a member of its Board of Trustees. Kontulis joins 23 other business, civic and education leaders on the institution’s board.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eliza to our board of trustees,” said Patricia Mooradian, president of The Henry Ford. “Her strong commitment to working with youth and passion to inspire those she works with, helps strengthen the focus of our mission, and provides immense guidance for our organization.”
Eliza Hudson Kontulis is the Coordinator of Sponsorship and Partnership Management with the National Football League (NFL). She is responsible for managing the client contractual agreements along with the planning and executing of partner programs. Kontulis has also spent time working in Community Affairs and Public Relations at the NFL and the Detroit Lions

In addition to her role with the NFL, Kontulis is an active volunteer. She has recently joined the National Urban Squash and Education Association as a Young Professionals Board Member and volunteered at the Sylvia Center to help inspire youth to enjoy and become advocates for a healthy and active lifestyle. Kontulis graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Art History and Archeology. In addition to her work at the NFL and Detroit Lions, she has also worked at the Boston Fine Arts Museum.

As a board member for The Henry Ford, Kontulis joins Chairman of the Board S. Evan Weiner, Vice Chairman Gerard M. Anderson, Vice Chairman Sheila Ford Hamp, President and Secretary Patricia E. Mooradian, Treasurer Lisa A. Payne and Trustees Lynn Ford Alandt, Paul R. Dimond, Edsel B. Ford II, Henry Ford III, William Clay Ford, Jr., William C. Ford III, George F. Francis III, Ralph J. Gerson, Christopher F. Hamp, Steven K. Hamp, John W. Ingle III, Elizabeth Hudson Kontulis, Richard A. Manoogian, Hendrik Meijer, Bruce Meyer, Hau Thai-Tang, Alessandro F. Uzielli and Ambassador Ronald N. Weiser.

About The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized history destination that explores the American experience of innovation, resourcefulness and ingenuity that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled Archive of American Innovation, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. Nearly 1.8 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates over 500 students a year on the institution’s campus. In 2014, The Henry Ford premiered its first-ever national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, showcasing present-day change-makers and The Henry Ford’s artifacts and unique visitor experiences. Hosted by news correspondent and humorist, Mo Rocca, this Emmy®-winning weekly half-hour show airs Saturday mornings on CBS. For more information please visit our website