Staff and Board Information

Our Mission

It is our mission to discover, collect, preserve and share the history of Mower County and relate it to the history of the State of Minnesota.


Randal J. Forster, Executive Director
Jaimie M. Timm, Curator
Sue Doocy, Research & Archives Manager


2020-2021 Board of Directors

Barbara K. Lewis President
Sue Grove Vice President
Jim Braaten Secretary
Diana Witt Treasurer
Gene Anderson  
Jeff Anderson*
Marijo Alexander*  
Theresa Becker-Ersland*
Milly Burroughs  
Jim Churchill  
Larry Naatz  
* pending Annual Meeting election  

The Board of Directors meet six times a year during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Upcoming scheduled meetings are set for Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7pm | Tuesday March 3, 2020 at 7pm | Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 7pm | Tuesday July 7, 2020 at 7pm | Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7pm | Monday, November 2, 2020 .  All meetings are held in the Administration Building. Meetings are open to all members of the Society and the general public.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2020 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Event was CANCELLED

We hope to re-schedule this event in the future. Thank You for your patience!


If you have any business that you wish to discuss with the board at a regular meeting, please contact the Executive Director to be placed on the appropriate agenda.

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