The Coos County Historical Society, founded in 1891 is a private, not-for-profit organization supported entirely by memberships, donations, admission fees, bookstore income, and grants. We are recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service: tax ID # 93-0446513.
You may donate by check or credit card, over the phone or online. Donations to the organization are tax-deductible.
We implement our mission through professional staff under the direction of a dedicated Board of Trustees, with the invaluable assistance of literally hundreds of volunteers.
You can read more about our history here.
Collections & Research: Debra Semrau
Education Coordinator: Amy Pollicino
Volunteer Coordinator and Store Manager: Valerie Caskey
Marketing & Special Events Coordinator: Pam Cottrell
Bookkeeper: Terri Knight
Membership & Visitor Services Assistant: Becca Hill
Board of Trustees
President: Carol Ventgen
Vice-President: Kristi Pennington
Secretary: Anne Guerin
Treasurer: Jan Hooper
Trustees: Toni Ann Brend, Suzy Callery, Steve Greif, Ryan Hogan, Courtney Krossman, David Laird, Tina Mendizabal, Bill Mast, Arlene Roblan