SWSHS announces departure of Jeff McCord as Executive Director
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The SWSHS Board of Trustees announces the departure of Jeff McCord from the position of Executive Director. Jeff’s leadership role with the society began in July, 2017, and during this time, he oversaw successful exhibits in the Log House Museum and the many programs sponsored by the historical society.
Jeff is looking forward to focusing on his family, serving on non-profit boards and additional volunteerism in the community, as well as exploring other creative business pursuits in game design, videography and drone photography. A search for a new Executive Director begins in January 2019.
A new Board of Directors takes office in January to lead the organization in its mission to promote local heritage through education, preservation and advocacy. Officers include, Kathy Blackwell, President; Nancy Sorensen, Vice-President; Lissa Kramer, Interim Treasurer; Sandie Wilkinson, Secretary; John Sweetland, Membership Secretary.
The society is pleased to have two new trustees: Carol Vincent, one of the founders of the Log House Museum and Lissa Kramer, former Museum Curator . Dora-Faye Hendricks, Kerry Korsgaard, Burke Dykes, Marcy Johnsen and Ken Workman continue as Trustees.
The SWSHS board is grateful to three departing board members: Karen Sisson, who served as President for 2 years, Ron Arant, Treasurer and technology guru for many years and Jenni Bodnar, Trustee for 3 years.
SWSHS looks forward to the New Year that will include fresh emphasis on embracing the entire Duwamish Peninsula, highlighting its rich heritage and fascinating stories.