2023 Annual Meeting Resources

History as Necessity

Session Resources from the 2023 Ohio Local History Alliance Annual Meeting
October 6-7, 2023

Meeting Schedule and Brochures

Food and Beverage Service: How to Incorporate into Events, Programming, Fundraisers, and More! –Kristal Bell, Director of Business Development, Ohio History Connection

SPARKing Museums for All – Ben Anthony, Community Engagement Department Manager & Alex Ingley, Community Engagement Coordinator, Ohio History Connection

Don’t be a Shark: Lending and Borrowing Objects to Further Your Mission – Melissa Shaw, 1st Vice President, Ohio Local History Alliance; Jason Crabill, Executive Director, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

Advocating for Your Own Slice of the Pie—SOA Track –  Sarah Aisenbrey, Sisters of the Precious Blood; Kayla Harris, The University of Dayton; Michelle Ganz, Dominican Sisters of Peace

St. Clair’s Defeat: Improving Interpretation in Collaboration with American Indian Tribes – Christine Thompson, Associate Director and Archaeologist, Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Ball State University

Diversity Audits: A Digital Collections Case Study—SOA Track – Janet Rhodes, Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Trails, Tales, and Two-Fifty – Todd Kleismit, Director, and Chris Hurtubise, Communications Director; Ohio Commission for the U.S. Semiquincentennial

Museum Education 101 and 201 – Traci Manning, Curator of Education, Mahoning Valley Historical Society

Centering Community Partners to Prioritize Change – Emily Sanderell, Museum History Educator, The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art, and Technology; Brianna Johnson Ph.D., Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer, OSU-Newark

Recruiting Volunteers: Cast a Wide Net and Listen –  Susan Logan & Karen Cowan, Volunteer Committee Co-Chairs, Delaware County Historical Society

Challenges and Pitfalls When a Museum Collects its First Historic Vehicle – Jason Aikens, Curator, Pro Football Hall of Fame

Understanding Your Risks: Managing Your Exposures and Protecting What Matters – Ron Suhar, Associate Vice President, USI Insurance Services

Sensory-Friendly Experiences for Guests: An Adaptable and Practical Guide for Every Site – Megan Fitze, Executive Director, Art Possible Ohio