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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10/24/12 note: I put a Z after all the last names, it saves me a few hassles.
Name Job Title 2010 Gross Earnings ADAMS, KIMBERLY M. TOUR & INFO SVS COORD 1 23905.5 BALLI, ELENA L. OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 6108.28 BARNETT, REDMOND J PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 61449.68 BAUER, LUCAS J STUDENT INTERN 171 BECKER, DAVID F SECURITY GUARD 2 45200.7 BENDER, JOHN W MAINT MECHANIC 1 15926.88 BLACKMON, JAMES WORK STUDY STUD 427.5 BRUHN, TABITHA A STUDENT INTERN 902.03 BURDEN, SHERI L OFF ASST LEAD 1333.13 CARROLL, AMY M OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 695.5 CHAN, SUESAN PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 49893.35 CLARK, MICHAEL G CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE PROJE 57989.46 COGGINS, AMY T FISCAL ANALYST 2 10230.35 CROOKS, JENNIFER N WORK STUDY STUD 641.25 DANNER, LAUREN B PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 26993.79 DAVIS, JENNIFER E STUDENT INTERN 1665 DAVIS, MELISSA J OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 1253.63 DUBOIS, CHRISTINA M COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT 3 52544.04 ELLIOTT, KLAUS G SECURITY GUARD 1 14520.43 GEORGICK, TAMARA IT SPEC 5 78003.42 HANAN, BRENDA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 40862.01 HARRIS, AARON CHAD FISCAL ANALYST 2 25836.45 HEINDEL, THOMAS CUSTODIAN 1 15308.79 HERMENS, KELSIE C STUDENT INTERN 1862.33 HOLLAND, TASHA OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 9520.78 HUBBELL, JAMES A SECURITY GUARD 1 7906.96 HULTMAN, SHARON IT SPEC 3 51056.31 JACKSON, NANCY S PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 39879.75 KISH, JENNIFER LYNN SECURITY GUARD 1 1450.61 LARSON, GARY R OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 4862.87 LAWRENCE, JAMES E. SECURITY GUARD 1 702.65 LEE, CHRISTOPHER K FINANCE DIRECTOR 71335.41 LERVICK, JOCELINE A OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 1796.47 LILE, STEPHANIE PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 55241.89 MAGNER, KATHLEEN A IT SPEC 1 19807.03 MARTIN, JOAN M PRSV & MUS SP 1 17340.93 MIDDLETON, MATTHEW T STUDENT INTERN 230.85 MILES, AIMEE J STUDENT INTERN 439.62 MILLER, BROOKE A STUDENT INTERN 2445.75 MILLER, G LYNETTE PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 48605.25 MUXEN, CASSANDRA MARIE STUDENT INTERN 2188.13 NICANDRI, CHRISTY J ADMINISTRATIVE ASST 2 11189.2 NICANDRI, DAVID L DIRECTOR 116820.7 NIEVES, MAGDALENA PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 21334.74 NIEVES, MAGDALENA PRSV & MUS SP 1 928.68 NOLAN, EDWARD W LIB & ARC PROF 2 39879.75 OGLESBY, CHIRSTOPHER S. SECURITY GUARD 1 12491.03 PASCUALY, MARIA V PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 44994.03 PERKINS, GWENDOLYN L PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 37067.85 PETERSON, EMERALD K STUDENT INTERN 2734.88 POYNER, FRED F PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 43076.85 PUTZIER, AMANDA M STUDENT INTERN 453.15 REESE, MISTY DAWN ASST DIR OF HR & ADMIN 74226.75 ROBERTS, ANNA M OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 24586.53 ROHRER, SUSAN E PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 60683.65 SAYCE, JAMES R CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE PROJE 57989.46 SCHALLIOL, GARRY S DIR OUTREACH SVS 67550.56 SINCLAIR, DONNA L PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 38776.6 STERLING, JASON SECURITY GUARD 1 4837.41 STEVENSON, SHANNA B PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 43178.97 STUEVE, NATHAN F STUDENT INTERN 2670.75 SYLVESTER, MARK W HEAD OF PROGRAM 45184.91 TOBIASON, PATRICIA DIR/MUSSVCS 74550 TUEL, TERESA M FISCAL TECHNICIAN 2 19899.64 VESSEY, MARK T PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 39587.97 WERLINK, JOY A LIB & ARC PROF 1 25846.8 WIGGINS, WHITNEY J TOUR/INF SV CD 1 4281.37 WILLIAMS, CURTIS L IT SPEC 1 40005.45By 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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