Building a Place for History
Cate Litvack is currently president of the Advocates for New Jersey History and a vice-president of the board of trustees of the Old Barracks Museum. She served from 2005 – 2013 as the first executive director of the Crossroads of the American Revolution Association which was founded in 2002 as a state-wide non-profit organization offering a forum for citizen initiatives on education, historical interpretation, site use and heritage tourism. Its role is also to raise popular appreciation of the historical significance of New Jersey’s Crossroads of the American Revolution Heritage Area which was designated by the U.S. Congress in 2006. Litvack, the former mayor of Princeton Township, has been an active land preservationist in New Jersey as chairman and long-time trustee of the D&R Greenway Land Trust. She is also a founder of the Princeton Area Community Foundation and a founder and former president of The Princeton-Pettoranello Sister City Foundation. In recognition of the latter activity she was awarded the Cavaliere Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College and is a Princeton resident who has been active in New Jersey civic and political life for many years.