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OHS Board of Directors

The Oklahoma Historical Society is governed by a board of directors. Thirteen are elected by the members of the Oklahoma Historical Society, and twelve are appointed by the governor of Oklahoma. Two members are elected or appointed from each congressional district, and thirteen are elected or appointed at-large.

Harold Aldridge Jr., Tahlequah
Jack D. Baker, Oklahoma City
Sherry L. Beasley, Oklahoma City*
Teresa Black Bradway, Clayton
John Cary, Claremore*
Frederick F. Drummond, Pawhuska*
Cheryl Evans, Tonkawa*
Deena Fisher, Woodward
Billie Fogarty, Oklahoma City
Karen Keith, Tulsa*
Dan Lawrence, Norman*
Neal Leader, Norman
Duke R. Ligon, Wewoka*
Leonard Logan, Vinita*
Patricia Loughlin, Stillwater
Terry Mabrey, Tulsa
Dallas Mayer, Hooker
Jonita Mullins, Muskogee
Shirley Ann Nero, Clearview*
Bill Settle, Muskogee*
Donna Sharpe, Checotah
Kenneth Sivard, Idabel
Charles Tate, Ardmore*
Barbara Thompson, Oklahoma City
James R. Waldo, Oklahoma City*

*Appointed




AGENDA
Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors
Executive Committee Meeting
Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom – Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, OKC, OK 73105
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order – President Jack Baker
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call – Bob Blackburn
  4. Echoes of Board History – Bob Blackburn
  5. Approval of Minutes (December 5, 2018)
  6. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Review of legislative session
    2. Update on negotiations with OMES for IT services
  7. Consideration of budget allocation priorities for the FY20 budget (July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020)
  8. Consideration of budget request priorities for the FY21 budget (July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
  9. Discussion and possible action regarding the impact of the discontinuation of the Organ Institute at the University of Oklahoma as it relates to the Kilgen Organ programming at the Oklahoma History Center
  10. Consideration of declaring land surplus property at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for the purpose of an easement to the City of Claremore for a public electric service line
  11. Consideration of actual and necessary expenses
    1. Bob Blackburn
      1. 4/11/19 – Lunch with George Records from Cheever’s Café to discuss annual gift - $33.33
      2. 5/23/19 – Dinner with Jack Baker, Ferlin Clarke, Jay Hannah, and Kelly Haney at Junior's to discuss collaboration with Bacone College - $174.38
  12. New Business
  13. Announcements
  14. Adjournment



AGENDA
Oklahoma Historical Society – Burkhart Trustees Meeting (Special Meeting)
Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom – Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order – President Jack Baker
  2. Roll Call – Bob Blackburn
  3. Approval of Minutes (December 5, 2018, and March 20, 2019)
  4. Report on Site Administration – Bob Blackburn
    1. Update of new staff position for external programming at the White Hair Memorial
    2. Consideration of an organizational chart for the White Hair Memorial
  5. Adjournment



2019 Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Oklahoma History Center in the Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:30 p.m., University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha*
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Special Meetings
Board of Directors Meeting, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Burkhart Trust Meeting, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
Meeting of the Membership, Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:50 p.m.*
Board of Directors Organizational Meeting, Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:05 p.m.*

*These meetings coincide with the OHS Oklahoma History and Preservation Conference. The membership and board meetings will be held at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Student Center, Regents Room, 1727 West Alabama Avenue, Chickasha, OK 73018.

Executive Committee Meetings
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m. [Canceled]
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Burkhart Trust Meetings
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 3:30 p.m.