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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Name Job Title Salary(monthly or hourly) ANDERSON, LYNN DOGGE CURATOR 3 3524 BARNETT, REDMOND J CURATOR 3 3916 BECKER, DAVID F SECURITY GUARD 1 2249 BENDER, JOHN W GENERAL REPAIRER 2273 BURDEN, SHERI L OFFICE ASST 13.24 CARROLL, AMY M RECPTONST GUIDE 12.07 CLARK, MICHAEL G PLANT MANAGER 1 3637 COGGINS, AMY T OFFICE ASST 12.07 DANNER, LAUREN B CURATOR 1 1516 DAVIS, MELISSA J RECPTONST GUIDE 12.63 DE LONG, MARIE A CONF. SECRETARY 4177 DECOSTA, KELSEA M STUDENT INTERN 7.16 DUBOIS, CHRISTINA M PUB INFO OFF 1 3460 ELLIOTT, KLAUS G SECURITY GUARD 1 10.76 FREDERICK, RICHARD M CURATOR 2 3549 FROYLAND, SOPHIE HEN STUDENT INTERN 7.16 GREENE, CHRISTINA STUDENT INTERN 9 GREISER, INGRID L WORK STUDY STUD 9 HAGSTROM, ERIN J RES DEV DIR 19.89 HANAN, BRENDA WMS BAND 1 3762 HANLEY, SAMUEL K STUDENT INTERN 7.16 HEINDEL, THOMAS CUSTODIAN 1470 HOLDEN, JAMES A SECURITY GUARD 1 11.8 HUBBELL, JAMES A SECURITY GUARD 1 10.28 HULTMAN, SHARON INFO TEC APP S 3 4115 IMPALA, CERA ANTONIN WORK STUDY STUD 9 ISRAEL, KIMBERLY A OFFICE ASST 13.24 JACKSON, LISA M WORK STUDY STUD 9 JACKSON, NANCY S CURATOR 2 3549 LARKINS, PENNY J CURATOR 1 3059 LARSON, GARY R RECPTONST GUIDE 12.63 LEE, CHRISTOPHER K WMS BAND 1 4828 MARTIN, JOAN M MUSEUM ASSISTANT 1263 MASSEY, RICHARD L SECURITY GUARD 1 10.28 MILES, AIMEE J STUDENT INTERN 9 MILLER, G LYNETTE CURATOR 2 3549 MILLER, SUSAN E LIB INF ASSOC 3134 NICANDRI, CHRISTY J ADM ASST 2 15.59 NICANDRI, DAVID L DIRECTOR 8333 NOLAN, EDWARD W LIB INF SPEC 3727 PARR, MELISSA A CURATOR 2 3549 PASCUALY, MARIA V CURATOR 2 3194 PIERCE, LIBERTY OFFICE TRAINEE 9.82 REUB, GAVIN M STUDENT INTERN 7.16 ROBERTS, ANNA M OFFICE ASST 12.63 ROBINSON, KATHERINE STUDENT INTERN 7.16 ROHRER, SUSAN E CURATOR 2 3215 SAYCE, JAMES R WMS BAND 2 4209 SCHALLIOL, GARRY S WMS BAND 2 4995 SHARTEL, ANNE C WORK STUDY STUD 9 STERLING, JASON SECURITY GUARD 1 2198 SYLVESTER, MARK W WMS BAND 1 3177 TERRY, ELLEN E CURATOR 2 3376 TOBIASON, PATRICIA WMS BAND 2 4662 TUEL, TERESA M FISCAL TECH 14.52 UGLAND, MARK A SECURITY GUARD 1 10.76 VALLEY, DEREK R WMS BAND 2 4439 VESSEY, MARK T CURATOR 1 3059 WERLINK, JOY A LIB INF ASSOC 18.01 WEST, MARILYN R OFFICE ASST 2303 WHEELER, MARY M CURATOR 2 1456 WILKS, JESSICA WORK STUDY STUD 9 WILLIAMS, CURTIS L INFO TECH S S 1 3215 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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