State Historical Society board meets Wednesday

For immediate release January 29, 2008


Contact: Jeff Morgan,, (515) 281-3858

(DES MOINES) – The State Historical Society of Iowa Board of Trustees will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines.

Below is the draft agenda:

January 30, 2008
State Historical Building
Des Moines, IA

Meeting convenes at 8:30 a.m.

I.          Call to Order
A.        Roll Call
B.         Housekeeping
C.         Approve Agenda
D.        Approve Minutes

II.         New Business

III.       Old Business
A.        2008 Iowa Studies Focused Symposium/FORUM
B.         Updates from Awards Committees
C.         Kids Count and Tax Credit Awards nomination and selection process

IV.       Break

V.        Advisory Discussion
A.        Meeting Schedule for FY09
B.         Museum Lecture Series

VI.       Lunch

VII.      Reports
A.        Chair’s Report
B.         Director’s Report
C.         Financial Report
D.        Membership Report
E.         Historical Division Reports
a.         Public Trust Report
b.         Sites Report
c.         Museum Report
F.         Legislative Report

G.         Iowa Historical Foundation Report
H.        Reports from Our Partners

VIII.     Comments for the Good of the Order


The State Historical Society of Iowa is a trustee of Iowa’s historical legacy and an advocate for understanding Iowa’s past. It identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages and provides access to Iowa’s historical resources. Its dual mission of preservation and education serves Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state. SHSI is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Visit or call 515-281-5111 for more information.


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