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Foundation for Idaho History

Foundation for Idaho History

A Closer Look

Board of Directors, 2016

Mary Ann Arnold, Boise
Bill Butticci, Emmett
Daniel Chadwick, Emmett
Denton Darrington, Declo
Roy Eiguren, J.D., Boise
Kamion Garner, Boise
Dixie Grant, Boise
Jim Johnston, Pocatello
David Leroy, J.D., Boise
Carol MacGregor, PhD., Cascade
Tim Olson, Boise
Martin L. Peterson, President, Boise
Alicia Ritter, Boise
Ann Rydalch, Idaho Falls
Chris Smith, Boise
Alice Whitney, Boise

The Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) engages community by building on shared experiences and inspiring further action and understanding.  In order to accomplish agency funding and program goals, ISHS relies upon a broad range of private, non-profit, affiliated organizations and partners.

The Foundation for Idaho History, is a private, IRS determined 501(c)(3) non-profit and serves as the fund raising, fund management  and endowment organization to support and promote Idaho history through the work of the Idaho State Historical Society, a state agency.

The Board is composed of representatives throughout the State who are leaders in their communities and are passionate about Idaho history.  In addition to ongoing fundraising programs, the Foundation organizes “Wine, Eats and Artifacts” events each year. 

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