Board and Staff

Meet the volunteer board members and professional staff who keep our organization running.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Tacoma Historical Society meets at 6:30 pm, typically on the first Tuesday of each month. Members and friends of Tacoma history are invited to attend and share their ideas and comments.


President Dr. William H. Baarsma
Vice-President Dr. Dale R. Wirsing
Second Vice-President Genie Jefferson Moss
Secretary Kim McDowell
Treasurer Andrew Kouklis
Doug Andreassen
Sherrilla Bivens-Henderson
  James Catalinich
Brian Ebersole
  Elaine Hilton
  Gary Pedersen
  Nan Peele
  Brian Skiffington
  John Washington



Our staff members manage the day-to-day operations of Tacoma Historical Society, insuring that our community of dedicated volunteers have the support they need to pursue the THS mission.


Managing Director Jessica Smith
Communications Manager Kim Davenport
Curator Elizabeth Korsmo
Registrar Ben Inokuchi


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