Director, Evan Koblentz

evanEvan leads the Federation’s day-to-day activities. He co-founded the Federation’s original Mid-Atlantic chapter and works as a freelance technology journalist. He wrote a book, Abacus to smartphone: The evolution of mobile and portable computing. Evan can often be found running long distances. Contact him at or call (646) 546-9999.


Board of Trustees

erikChairman, Erik Klein

Erik founded the original Vintage Computer Forum. He’s our Silicon Valley point man, Corvette aficionado, and constantly battles his collection for control of the house. Per this photograph, he exists only in black-and-white.

coreyBusiness manager, Corey Cohen

Corey is an Apple 1 expert and keeper of the Federation’s business matters. He has more frequent flier miles than do most astronauts. Kickboxing, Porsches, and scuba diving are among his other activities.

braceVice chairman, Jeffrey Brace

Jeff is a Commodore fanatic and black-belt at taekwondo. He was a database programmer and is now pursuing an education career. His best talent is planning: he balances against Evan, who never plans anything at all.

billBoard member, Bill Degnan

Bill is a co-founder of the Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists, the Federation’s original Mid-Atlantic chapter.  As an adjunct at the University of Delaware Computer Engineering department, Bill taught a popular computer history class for engineering students. Bill lives near Philadelphia, PA with his wife and children.

brutmanBoard member, Michael Brutman

Mike grew up wanting to work for IBM and got his wish for 18 years. (He continues to be gainfully employed in tech.) When nobody is looking he writes networking code for DOS so that his PCjrs and related machines can sneak onto the Internet. Other passions include flying.