Franklin County Historical Association



WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON THIS PAGE


A Listing of the Members of the Board of Directors and the Officers of the FCHA, The Organization's Mission Statement, and Its Goals and Objectives

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (AND YEARS TERMS EXPIRE)

•Martha Hare (2016)
•Randall Higgins (2016)
•Pat Hudson (2016)
•B.F. Hicks (2018)
•John Tutor (2018)
•Cynthia Loftis (2018)
•Lillie Bush Reves (2017)
•Karen Smith (2017)
•Donna McFarland (2017) 

OFFICERS FOR 2014

•President B. F. Hicks
•First Vice President Norm Horn
•Second Vice President Cynthia Loftis
•Third Vice President Donna McFarland
•Fourth Vice President Kay Howell
•Secretary Lillie Bush Reves
•Treasurer Mary Lou Russell
•Newsletter Editor Elaine Thomas
•Webmaster John Hicks

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to preserve our natural and cultural heritage.

We will promote our mission by striving for four goals:

1. We will further appreciation and preservation of our heritage through involvement of all ethnic groups in our community in our endeavors.

2. We will endeavor to promote the economy of our county and community through a special emphasis on heritage tourism.

3. We will act to acquire, maintain, and preserve artifacts and records of historic significance, as well as provide museums and exhibit areas to display and promote education and heritage tourism in Franklin County.

4. We will promote the participation of our youth in the activities of this association; we will strive through education to further appreciation of our natural and cultural heritage; we will serve as leaders to assure the youth of today carry our mission forward in generations to come.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

1. All projects, exhibits and educational processes will relate to people, items, or events of historical significance to Franklin County. Artifacts and records will be determined to be of historic significance if they are 50 years or older. Homes and farmsteads will be determined to be of historic significance if built prior to 1918.

2. All projects will be prepared with a "Do It Right The First Time" mindset.

3. All projects will conform to the requirements specified by the Board of Directors.

4. Artifacts, records and, property which cannot immediately be determined to meet "historic significance" criteria will be reviewed by a committee to ascertain their historic value.

5. Develop, educate, and recognize employees and volunteer workforce.

6. Maintain all properties and grounds to set an example of "excellence."

7. Promote an attitude of pride within the community.

8. Recognize historic homes in Franklin County with historical signs if homes are maintained in the image consistent with our goals.

9. Acknowledge all donations by letter with a Gift of Deed document signed by the donor and an FCHA representative.

10. Review goals and objectives annually.