Board members are elected to three-year terms. Board elections are held at the annual member meeting in March. Officers serve one-year terms. Officers are elected at the first regular board meeting following the annual member meeting.
Other board members include: Diane Mercer, Larry Gibbs, Brian Croft, Jack Preston, Sandy Strey, Harry Gabel, Steve Veissman, Maggie Dickey, Carl Roland, Jeff Schledewitz and Bill Vaughan.
Professional Staff Members
Is a graduate of Scottsbluff High School and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has extensive background in education outreach and public relations and has raised money for two local non-profit organizations. He has worked in local government, politics, and most recently at the North Platte NRD. Dave oversees the general operations on the museum.
Was born in Casper, Wyoming. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Museum Studies from the University of Wyoming 2018. Scott has worked at The Historic Bishop House in Casper, Quebec -01 Missile Alert Facility near Cheyenne and the National Museum of Military Vehicles near Yellowstone National Park. Scott will be working primarily with the Collections, Archives, Storyline, and Japanese Hall Committees. He lives in Gering with his cat, Jax.
Sherry just retired from teaching. She is responsible for memorials, memberships, and monetary donations. She coordinates volunteers, room rentals, tour bus groups and education activities. She graduated from Wayne State College. She and her husband, Mark, have lived in Scottsbluff for 22 years and have two children.
Seasonal Ground Keeper
Grady will be working primarily with our Building/ Grounds and Agricultural Committees. His primary responsibilities will be mowing, weeding, watering and other basic maintenance around the museum. He is a junior at Gering High School. He is planning on becoming a police officer after graduating from high school.