Committees

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Henry County Historical Society Committees

The Henry County Historical Society is still in the process of restructuring its committees. Currently, there are eight committees, but the Governing and Nominating Committees are active only on an ad hoc basis, and for short periods of time.

CommitteeChairActivities
Buildings and GroundsHenry Wiemken
Tom Jenny
Ray Goodman
Phil Johnson
Maintaining all facilities
Bloomfield House and Carriage House MuseumsRose Wiemken
Judi Cotter
Responsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of these two facilities, as well as scheduling and running special events.
One-room School HouseJean KellerResponsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of the school house, as well as scheduling and running special events.
Log CabinPeggy JohnsonResponsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of the log cabin, as well as scheduling and running special events.
Log Cabin Garden and FlowersPeggy JohnsonResponsible for planting and maintaining the garden and having it ready for the Henry County Fair.
Education and Oral HistoryOpenOutreach programs, and conducting interviews of people who live or have lived in Henry County, transcribing the interviews, and putting the transcriptions on the Society's web site
FinanceJanice KnepleyYearly budget
Fund-RaisingMary WescheCapital campaign, Special events, Sponsorships, Raffles, Merchandise sales, Grant proposals
GoverningLaura LauseAnnual review of Constitution and By-Laws
MembershipTop JennyMaintain members database, work to increase membership
NominatingMary WescheChoosing officers
PlanningRose WiemkenMacro planning to ensure the continued health of the Henry County Historical Society
PreservationJudi Cotter
Rose Wiemken
Collecting and cataloging artifacts, Oral history, Building displays, Historic markers
Public RelationsJackie MoyerPress releases, Window displays, Brochures and flyers, paid advertising
NewsletterJackie MoyerEnsuring publication and mailing of the newsletter
WebsiteJim RebarMaintaining the content of the Society's website