Ink Mendelsohn has been a member of the SFMHS Board of Directors since 2002. She is a free-lance writer. Ink is a member of the Society's Executive Committee and chairs the Collections & Exhibitions Committee. Prior to the merger of the San Francisco Historical Society and the Museum of San Francisco, Ink served on the Museum board. Ink is the creator and curator of AMUSING AMERICA, the SFMHS's premiere exhibition at Pier 45. Ink was for many years a writer, editor and public affairs specialist with the Smithsonian Institution.