Founded in 1891, the Washington State Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving
and presenting Washington's rich and varied history. The Society is composed of a family of
museums and research centers.
The Society engages audiences by:
• Presenting innovative educational opportunities including exhibits, programs, publications
and on-line curricula and digital resources that make Washington’s history relevant in a
national and international context.
• Collecting, preserving and making accessible materials that represent the state’s history.
• Partnering with varied organizations, agencies and communities statewide.
• Encouraging the heritage activities of others.
Museum Services Division
The Collections Department collects, catalogs, cares for and makes available the Society's paper
collections, including manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, maps, books and artifacts.
The Exhibits Department creates and maintains exhibits.
The Museum Support Services and Facilities Maintenance Department enhance educational and
recreational experiences for all users of the Society’s assets by preserving the facilities
(Washington State History Museum, Washington State Capital Museum and the Research
Center) and the artifacts and archival materials that record and illustrate the history of the state.
The State Capital Museum and Outreach Center provides technical and financial resources to
individuals, organizations, tribes and other governments that are doing heritage work in their
communities or statewide. In addition, the Women's History Consortium, National History Day,
Heritage Resource Center and the Traveling Exhibits Programs operate out of this division. The
State Capital Museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history and culture of
The Education Department produces exceptional educational experiences for teachers, students
and the general public by integrating information and resources from throughout the Society.
Member, Donor and Public Relations
The Member, Donor and Public Relations Division raises community awareness of the Society’s
programs, exhibits and services through marketing initiatives and media relations.
Administration, Fiscal and Information Technology, Visitor Services
The administrative, fiscal and information technology services form the agency’s administrative
infrastructure to support the Washington State Roadmap Business Initiatives by providing
executive leadership and sponsorship for the agency new information technology initiative.
Visitors Services operates the Washington State History Museum admission desk.
The Society’s operating budget for the 2004-05 budget period was approximately $9.6 million.
The Society receives 64 percent of its funding from the state general fund. The remaining 36
percent is funded by its local museum fund activities including admissions, membership fees,
donations, conference fees, rental fees and parking fees. The Society has 64 full- and part-time
employees as well as 100-130 volunteers.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
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January 31, 2001 Personnel Detail
State of Washington Historical Society (2003, 76 employees)
Name Job Title Salary(monthly or hourly) ADAMS, HELENE C ADM ASST 1 2021 ANDERSON, LYNN DOGGE CURATOR 3 3916 BARNETT, REDMOND J CURATOR 3 3916 BECK, NASIRA M WORK STUDY STUD 9 BECKER, DAVID F SECURITY GUARD 1 2148 BENDER, JOHN W GENERAL REPAIRER 2273 BURDEN, SHERI L OFFICE ASST 12.63 CARROLL, AMY M RECPTONST GUIDE 11.01 CLARK, MICHAEL G PLANT MANAGER 1 3637 COGGINS, AMY T OFFICE ASST 958 COX, KATRINA RECPTONST GUIDE 10.04 DAVIDSON, ROXANNE CUSTODIAN 2100 DE LONG, MARIE A CONF. SECRETARY 4177 DETWEILER, TIMOTHY J CURATOR 2 3291 DUBOIS, CHRISTINA M PUB INFO OFF 1 3460 EASTLUND, TERESA J WORK STUDY STUD 9 FOWLER, ALICIA M STUDENT INTERN 7 FREDERICK, RICHARD M CURATOR 2 3549 FROYLAND, SOPHIE HEN STUDENT INTERN 7 GROVE, ROBERT L SECURITY GUARD 1 11.8 GUY, BRIAN K STUDENT INTERN 7 HAGSTROM, ERIN J RES DEV DIR 3460 HANAN, BRENDA WMS BAND 1 3562 HASSELGREN, JASON B CUSTODIAN 1827 HEINDEL, THOMAS CUSTODIAN 1050 HEMMEN, THERESA E RECPTONST GUIDE 12.63 HOLDEN, JAMES A SECURITY GUARD 1 10.76 HOVIS, MEAGAN K WORK STUDY STUD 9 HULTMAN, SHARON INFO TEC APP S 2 3549 ISRAEL, KIMBERLY A OFFICE TRAINEE 11.25 JACKSON, NANCY S CURATOR 2 3376 JONES, ROBERT J CURATOR 1 2645 JORDAN, DOROTHY ANN RECPTONST GUIDE 10.04 LANCE, MARTHA B CURATOR 3 3460 LARKINS, PENNY J CURATOR 1 3059 LARSON, GARY R RECPTONST GUIDE 12.34 LAVIGNE, MARIE-CECEL WORK STUDY STUD 9 LE, CAT-TUONG STUDENT INTERN 7 LEE, CHRISTOPHER K WMS BAND 1 4710 LISTMAN, JOHN W WMS BAND 1 3376 MARTIN, JOAN M MUSEUM ASSISTANT 1263 MARTIN, MELISSA J RECPTONST GUIDE 11.52 MILLER, G LYNETTE CURATOR 2 3376 MILLER, SUSAN E LIB INF ASSOC 18.01 MOHR-MODES, BARBARA WORK STUDY STUD 9 MOLINAR, WENDY L RECPTONST GUIDE 11.52 NICANDRI, CHRISTY J ADM ASST 2 15.59 NICANDRI, DAVID L DIRECTOR 8333 NOLAN, EDWARD W LIB INF SPEC 3727 OLSEN, KIRSTEN S CURATOR 1 15.2 OVERSTREET, REG SECURITY GUARD 1 10.28 OWENS, KERRY L STUDENT INTERN 7 PARR, MELISSA A CURATOR 1 3059 PIERCE, LIBERTY OFFICE TRAINEE 8.98 POTTER, JULIE BARRON WORK STUDY STUD 9 REIDELL, ANDREA J CURATOR 2 3291 RILEY, RICHARD B WORK STUDY STUD 9 ROBERTS, ANNA M OFFICE ASST 11.52 ROHRER, SUSAN E CURATOR 2 2911 SCHALLIOL, GARRY S WMS BAND 2 4995 SCHMIDT, MEGAN MALIA STUDENT INTERN 7 SHARTEL, ANNE C WORK STUDY STUD 9 STEINHILBER, KURT M SECURITY GUARD 1 10.28 STERLING, JASON SECURITY GUARD 1 11.52 SYLVESTER, MARK W WMS BAND 1 3027 TAKEMOTO, SHANTI WORK STUDY STUD 9 TERRY, ELLEN E CURATOR 2 3376 TOBIASON, PATRICIA WMS BAND 2 5180 TUEL, TERESA M FISCAL TECH 1516 VALLEY, DEREK R WMS BAND 2 4439 VESSEY, MARK T CURATOR 1 2984 WERLINK, JOY A LIB INF ASSOC 18.01 WEST, MARILYN R OFFICE ASST 2303 WILLIAMS, CURTIS L CURATOR 1 2775 WRIGHT, SUZANNE M GARDENER 2 2586 WUESTNER, MARK A SECURITY GUARD 2 2354By clicking on the rainbow colored square icon, you can see information about the people who look at these webpages. These statistics report meters are free to anybody.
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