The Hope Museum Volunteers
The Hope Museum is run entirely by a dedicated team of volunteers who are passionate about building our Museum. These individuals come from all walks of life and bring a diverse range of skills and expertise to the museum.
Dr. David Kalin, MD MPH
Dr. Kalin is the founder and chairman of the International Board of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Kalin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is board-certified in Family Practice, has a background in Emergency Medicine, and is a certified Independent Medical Surgery. Dr. Kalin’s practice in Tampa, Florida focuses on patient wellness and medical-legal issues.
Brings to the HOPE Museum a wide range of talents and experience, as a writer, teacher, author, musician and government planner. He has acquired a number of assets to help in the development, and progress to see the Museum become a reality. It’s in his DNA, as apparent by the writing of his 2nd book, “American Dreamer: A Look into the Life of My Father, Joe Baby”. Joe Sefekar was Administrator in the building of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on the Capital Mall in Washington, D.C. and CFO in the construction of the Ruth Eckerd Hall, Performing Arts Center in Clearwater, FLA, among other things. A zealous student of history, Mr. Sefekar spent over 10 years, from 1997 to 2008, in collaboration with his father Joseph reviewing his writings, philosophizing and saving memorabilia of his life which spanned almost a century. Mr. Sefekar was the Producer and Director of the Public Access TV Show, “B’nai B’rith Presents Jewish Life in Tampa Bay.” The program received numerous awards during the 170 shows that aired from 1994 to 2007. He has resided in the Tampa Bay area for many years.