Cherokee National Historical Society


Officers of The Board

Susan Plumb (Vice Pres. of Investments & Counsel – Bank of Cherokee County) President – Tahlequah, OK
Philip Busey (CEO Busey Group), Vice President – Oklahoma City, OK
Paul Westbrook (Dean of Liberal Arts NSU), Secretary – Tahlequah, OK
Jack D. Baker (Cherokee Nation Tribal Council), Treasurer – Oklahoma City, OK

Members of The Board
Phillip Mitchell Adwon (Adwon Properties, Inc) – Tulsa, OK
Charles “Chief” Boyd (Architect – Thalden-Boyd Architects) – Tulsa, OK
Patricia Edgar (Retiree, Internal Revenue Service) – Dahlonega, GA
Betty Jo Fite Hays (Economic & Business Inst. – University of Arkansas) – Hope, AR
Rodney Lay (Business Management) – Dewey, OK
Deborah McAlister (Orthopedic Surgeon) – Tahlequah, OK
Mary Ellen Meredith (Investments), – Oklahoma City, OK
Neil Morton (President of Morton Company Educational Consulting, Inc.) – Stilwell, OK
Winnie Guess Perdue (Coordinator of Events & Programs – Oral Roberts University) – Tulsa, OK
Curtis Rohr (Retiree) – Claremore, OK
Anna Smith (President, Cherokee Moravian Historical Society) – Winston Salem, NC
Gelvin Stevenson (Writer/Business Consultant) – Bronx, NY
Ross Swimmer (Tribal Relations – Cherokee Nation) – Tulsa, OK
Steve Bolin (Human Resources – Walmart) – Siloam Springs, AR

Ex-Officio Members
Bill John Baker (Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation) – Tahlequah, OK
S. Joe Crittenden (Deputy Chief, Cherokee Nation) – Tahlequah, OK

Executive Director
Dr. Candessa Tehee Ext. 6151

Team Leads
Becky Adair – Membership Coordinator Ext. 6160
Gina Burnett – Outreach Coordinator Ext. 6144
Shannon Fisher – Collections Manager Ext. 7638
Noel Grayson – Village Supervisor Ext. 6168
Orville Neugin – Maintenance Supervisor Ext. 6157
Gene Norris – Genealogist Ext. 6159
Cheryl Parrish – Finance Supervisor Ext. 6145
Kathryn Roastingear – Museum Store Manager Ext. 6154
Jerry Thompson – Archivist Ext. 6152
Tonia Weavel – Education Director Ext. 6161
Vacant – Museum Curator Ext. 6153

2009 990 IRS Form (7MB)

2010 Audit Report   (1MB)

Donor Bill of Rights © (1MB)

Whistle Blower Policy (57kb)