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Board of State History

Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Rio Grande Depot, Board Room, 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT

TIME:  Noon – working lunch for Board members, hosted by State History

12:15 p.m. – WELCOME – Dina Blaes, Chair

Presentation of State History’s April – May, 2016 program accomplishments – Brad Westwood, Roger Roper, Chris Merritt, Doug Misner, Jed Rogers, Kevin Fayles (25 minutes)

1.  Approval of the April 21 2016 Board of State History meeting minutes – Dina Blaes
(Board motion required) (3 min)

2.  Approval of National Register of Historic Places Nominations – Cory Jensen (Board motion required) (20 minutes)
Summaries of the nominations
a) Fitzgerald House, Salt Lake County
b) Reddick Hotel/Ophir LDS Meetinghouse, Tooele County
National Register Nomination evaluation sheet

3.  Approval of 2016 Utah Division of State History and Utah State Historical Society award nominations (Board motion required) (30 minutes)
a) Relevance of these awards – Brad Westwood
b) Fellows and Honorary Life Member nominations – Jed Rogers  
c) Contribution and Achievement Award nominations – Lisa Buckmiller

4.  Briefing on Committee, UHQ Editors, and Director approved 2016 Utah State Historical Society awards (5 minutes)
a) Publication Award nominations – Holly George
b) William P. MacKinnon Award, Amy Allen Price Award and Helen Papanikolas Award – Brad Westwood

5.  Discussion on State History’s 2016-17 Division Goals – Brad Westwood (5 minutes)

6.  Discussion on Community History Program self-evaluation tool – Roger Roper (5 minutes)

7.  Discussion on proposed Utah Heritage Traditions Designation program – Roger Roper (5 minutes) Program description, evaluation and designation process, application

8.  Ideas for October 27, 2016 retreat agenda items and location – Alycia Aldrich (5 minutes)

9.  Discussion on August 18th convening meeting for Board of State History, Utah Arts Council Board, Office of Museum Services Board, and the Arts and Cultural Business Alliance (5 minutes) Dina Blaes

10. Update on 2016 Utah State History Conference, Rural Utah, Western Issues – Jed Rogers, Holly George (5 minutes) conference flier, proposed history sessions and panels, workshops

11. Update on the Utah Museum of History, Heritage and Arts – Brad Westwood (10 minutes)


TOUR OF STATE HISTORY’S COLLECTIONS (60 minutes) info-graphic, addendum

NEXT MEETING:  Retreat: October 27, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:00 p.m., location TBD