The 2022-2024 Board Applications are due AUGUST 7, 2022

The board of the Wood County Historical Society consists of 15 members: three appointed by the Board of Wood County Commissioners (*), two appointed by the Wood County Park District (+), and ten elected by the membership annually. Each member serves one three-year term, not to exceed two consecutive terms. Board members are expected to attend a monthly board meeting (held at 6 PM on the third Thursday of each month), serve on a Society committee, and support the Society financially.

Wood County Historical Society
Board of Directors

Appointed by the Board of Wood County Commissioners (*)

Appointed by the Wood County Park District (+)

Join the Board

Complete a Board Application and submit at any time.

2022 applications are due AUGUST 7, 2022

A board election is held each November. All members in good standing can vote in the election.

At any time, if you would like to be considered for the Board of the Wood County Historical Society, print and submit this application to:

Wood County Museum
attn. Nominating Committee
13660 County Home Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402

or e-mail this application to:

To be considered as a Wood County Park District appointee, contact the Park District at 419-353-1897 for more information.

To be considered as a Wood County Board of County Commissioners appointee, click the button below.

Society Committees

The Wood County Historical Society has several committees and sub-committees to help with operations, fundraising, and event planning. The committees are open to board members as well as Society members.

Standing Committees

Executive Committee

Hal Brown (president)

Gordon Bowman (vice-president)

Brenda Ransom (secretary)

Frank Butwin (treasurer)

Auditing Committee

Denny Nemec (chair)

Denise Niese

George Stossel

Frank Butwin (Society Treasurer)

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Kelly LaPlante (bookkeeper)

Nominating Committee

Denise Brennan (chair)

Lois Bowlus

Gordon Bowman

Holly Ryder

Julie Baumgardner

Mike Ginnetti

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Facilities & Property Committee

Rob Brian (chair)

Steve Blausey (County Maintenance)

Chris Smalley (Park District)

Gordon Bowman

Scott Gross

Dave Hollinger

Nick Wallace (County Maintenance)

Bob Willman

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Finance Committee

Frank Butwin (chair)

Gordon Bowman

Todd Waggoner

Corinne Gordon

Denny Nemec

Matt Oestreich

Dave Hollinger

Hal Brown (ex-officio)

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Collections Committee

Hal Brown (chair)

Millie Broka

Corinne Gordon

Dana Nemeth

Nick Pavlik

Marnie Pratt

Irma Wolf

Holly Kirkendall (staff liaison)

Sub & Ad-Hoc Committees

Development Committee

Becky Mancuso (chair)

Dave Steiner

Sandy Gill

Erika Miklovic

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Membership Committee

Sandy Gill(chair)

Hal Brown

Frank Butwin

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)

Event – Gala Fundraiser

Sandy Kerr

Lois Bowlus (chair)

Carmen Cano

Joyce Coutinho

Marissa Muniz (staff liaison)

Event – Living History

Millie Broka (chair)

Hal Brown

Keith Guion

Wendy Guion

Holly (Hartlerode) Kirkendall     (staff liaison)

Marissa Muniz (staff liaison)

Policy Committee

Hal Brown (chair)

Gordon Bowman

Frank Butwin

Becky MancusoCorinne Gordon

Denny Nemec

Brenda Ransom

Kelli Kling (staff liaison)