Jan Mitchell, Chair
As an active member of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Association, Mitchell led regional efforts in staging the bicentennial's signature event, Destination: The Pacific. She has also served on the board of the Clatsop County Historical Society, the Knappton Cove Quarantine Station and the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition.
Jon Tullis, Vice Chair
Jon Tullis is the director of public affairs for Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. He is a board member of the Mt. Hood Museum and Cultural Center, and past president of the Mt. Hood Chamber of Commerce. He previously worked in the arts and antique auction business.
Carole Astley (advisory)
Carole Astley is the Industry Relations Manager for the Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon. In her role with Travel Oregon she oversees the tourism matching grants program, state welcome centers, Q care customer service training program and Oregon Governor's Conference on Tourism.
Constance Beaumont (advisory)
Constance Beaumont manages education and outreach for the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program, a partnership of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development and the Oregon Department of Transportation. Prior to joining program, she served as director for state and local policy at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C. She is the author of Why Johnny Can’t Walk to School, an analysis of public policies affecting historic schools in walkable neighborhoods, and Smart States, Better Communities: How State Governments Can Help Citizens Preserve Their Communities.
David Brauner (advisory)
David Brauner is an anthropology professor at Oregon State University who has represented the Oregon University System. He has directed archaeological projects in Oregon and Alaska, and served as president of the Northwest Anthropological Conference.
Dan Cantrall (advisory)
Dan Cantrall is the deputy coordinator of the Oregon State Historic Records Advisory Board.
MaryKay Dahlgreen (advisory)
MaryKay Dahlgreen became the Oregon State Librarian in March 2012. Prior to her appointment she had worked at the State Library for 16 years, seven as the Program Manager for Library Development and nine as the Youth Services Consultant. Dahlgreen began her professional career after earning her MLIS from the University of Washington in 1984.
Mari Lou Diamond
Mari Lou Diamond is a professional interior architect specializing in both commercial and residential design. She is the founding president of the Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum. Mari Lou has served on the boards of numerous civic, professional, cultural and philanthropic organizations.
Kimberly Jensen is a professor of history at Western Oregon University. Besides award-winning teaching at the university, Jensen serves on the steering committee for the Oregon Woman Suffrage Centennial, the editorial board of the Oregon Encyclopedia project, and the editorial advisory board for the Oregon Historical Society. A book she wrote on American women in the First World War that was a finalist for a 2008 Oregon Book Award.
David Lewis works in the cultural resources department of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
Eric Martin is a a graduate of the University of Vermont's historic preservation program and worked at Historic Boston Inc., a historic preservation revolving fund and advocacy organization. He is an associate of Stoel Rives LLP in Portland.
Carol Michael has been involved in community activities in Morrow County for more than 20 years. The activities include the North Morrow Community Foundation, the Morrow County Historical Society, the Boardman Chamber of Commerce, the OSU Extension Service, and the Morrow County Cultural Coalition. In 2007, she was a co-recipient of an Oregon Heritage Excellence Award for the making of "Higher Ground," a DVD about the moving of Boardman to avoid being flooded by water behind John Day Dam
Andrea Morgan (advisory)
Andrea Morgan is the social sciences curriculum specialist for the Oregon Department of Education. In her work, she has facilitated the development of the current Oregon Social Sciences Standards, and she provides assistance to districts, schools, and teachers with history and other social sciences curriculum and instruction issues. Previously, she taught high school history and economics in the Silver Falls School District. She has a masters degree in interdisciplinary studies from Western Oregon University.
Roger Roper (advisory)
Roger Roper is the deputy state historic preservation officer and assistant director for heritage programs in the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Layne Sawyer (advisory)
Layne Sawyer has worked at the Oregon State Archives since 1986. Before coming to work for the State Archives she worked as manuscripts curator at the Oregon Historical Society. She earned her undergraduate degree in American history from Washington State University and a master in library science degree from the University of Denver. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists, Northwest Archivists, and is involved in a number of other heritage organizations.
Kerry Tymchuk (advisory)
Kerry Tymchuk, an author and a historian, is the executive director of the Oregon Historical Society. He chaired the 2012 Legislative Task Force on Heritage Vitality.
Irene Zenev started her museum career at the Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History in Roseburg. After serving there for one year as education coordinator and 12 years as curator of history, Zenev moved to the Benton County Historical Museum in Philomath where she worked as exhibits curator from 1998-2006. She became the museum's director in 2007. She has been active in the Registrars’ Committee–Western Region, the National Association of Museum Exhibitors, the Oregon Museums Association, the Western Museums Association, and the Oregon Council for the Humanities. Zenev is a reviewer for the American Association of Museums’ Museum Assessment Program.