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Nevada Museums Association Elects Officers At Annual Training Meeting
Published on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 (8:04 a.m.)Nevada Museums Association
November 16, 2012
Nevada Museums Association Elects
Officers At Annual Training Meeting
Jim Barmore, director of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, has been elected president of the Nevada Museums Association at its annual training meeting held Nov. 8-9 at Virginia City’s historic Fourth Ward School.
Other officers elected to two-year terms include Steve Frady of the Comstock Firemen’s Museum, first vice president; Mark Jensen, of the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, second vice president; Debra Carroll of the Small Business Resource Center, treasurer; Crystal R. Van Dee of the Nevada State Museum Las Vegas, state representative; Mary Covington of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, newsletter editor; and Sheryln L. Hayes-Zorn of the Nevada Historical Society, is the immediate past president.
The Nevada Museums Association is a non-profit organization made up of museum professionals as well as business and individuals interested in museums from throughout the state. The association provides support to more than 100 museums statewide by offering learning opportunities through a newsletter, annual training conference and other informational workshops held throughout the year.
Among the sessions at this year’s conference were Telling a Good Story, through the American Association for State and Local History; Archival Methods and Materials, by Nevada State Archivist Jeff Kintop, and Keys to a Successful Museum Store by museum store consultant Andrew Andoniadis of Portland, Oregon.
More information about the Nevada Museums Association is available on its website at www.nevadamuseums.org .
For More Information: Jim Barmore, President (775) 687-4810 Ext. 226