The WHA benefits from the service of members who contribute to various Standing Committees and Ad Hoc Committees. The Standing Committees are organized as either "Operations" or "Planning and Finance" as noted below.
Are you interested in serving on a committee or learning more? Contact the Chair of each Standing Committee to find out how you can participate or become active in the WHA!
Standing Committees for Operations:
|Committee on Assault Response and Educational Strategies (CARES)|
|Committee on Race and the American West (CRAW)|
|Public History Committee|
|Committee on Teaching and Public Education|
Standing Committees for Planning and Finance:
|Financial Advisory Committee|
Local Arrangements Committees
STANDING COMMITTEES FOR OPERATIONS
STANDING COMMITTEES FOR PLANNING AND FINANCE
Financial Advisory Committee
Lynn Roper, WHA Treasurer and Chair (2023)
Maria Montoya, WHA President (2021)
David Igler (2021)
Karen Merrill (2022)
Steve Aron (2022)
2020 Program Committee
Leisl Carr Childers, 2020 Program Committee Co-Chair
Lori Flores, 2020 Program Committee Co-Chair
Amy Lonetree, 2020 Program Committee Co-Chair
View the full 2020 Program Committee here!
2021 Program Committee
Erika Bsumek, 2021 Program Committee Co-Chair
Erik Loomis, 2021 Program Committee Co-Chair
Michael Witgen, 2021 Program Committee Co-Chair
View the full 2021 Program Committee here!
2021 Local Arrangements
Katrine Barber, 2021 LAC Co-Chair
Steven Fountain, 2021 LAC Co-Chair
Ryan Boothe, Washington State University
Peter Boag, Washington State University
Coll Thrush, University of British Columbia
Peter Kopp, University of Colorado Denver
Greta Smith, Independent Public Historian
David Paul Hedberg, Independent Public Historian
2022 Program Committee
Julian Lim, 2022 Program Committee Co-Chair
Tyina Steptoe, 2022 Program Committee Co-Chair
The 2022 Program Committee will be announced soon!
2022 Local Arrangements
William Kiser, 2022 LAC Co-Chair
Lindsey Passenger Wieck, 2022 LAC Co-Chair
Omar Valerio-Jimenez, 2022 LAC Co-Chair
The 2022 Local Arrangements Committee will be announced soon!