PRESERVING EL PASO HISTORY SINCE 1954

Board of Directors

The El Paso County Historical Society is run by a volunteer board of directors. Elections occur during the October General Meeting, and take effect as of the next calendar year beginning in January. Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at noon at the Burges House.

2021 Board

Executive Committee:

  • President – Jon Eckberg
  • First Vice President – Hilda S. Lewels
  • Second Vice President – Dr. Shannon Connelly
  • Recording Secretary – Rich Dugan
  • Corresponding Secretary – Ed Pine 
  • Immediate Past President – Melissa Hutson
  • Burges House Commission Chair – Fred Evans

Directors:

  • 2019 – 2021: Dr. Sue Stanfield, Pat Pynes, Trish Long
  • 2020 – 2022: Dr. Brad Cartwright, Janine Young, Tricia Martinez
  • 2021 – 2022:  Sarah Duenas
  • 2021 – 2023: Chris Babcock, Bill Hooten, Jim Young

Committees:

Publications

  • Dr. Brad J. Cartwright, Chair
  • Dr. Sue Stanfield

Finance

  • Fred Evans, Chair
  • Dr. Brad Cartwright

Burges House Commission

  • Fred Evans, Chair
  • Bill Hooten
  • Ed Pine
  • Amy Hathorn

Archives

  • Trish Long, Chair
  • Fred Evans
  • Janine Young
  • Chris Babcock
  • Eva Ross
  • Barbara Angus
  • Jonathan Gilbreath, Curator

Membership

  • Jim Young, Chair
  • Dr. Shannon Connelly
  • Melissa Hutson
  • Trish Long

Hall of Honor

  • Melissa Hutson
  • Margie Brickey
  • Hilda Lewels

Information Technology

  • Ed Pine, Chair

Website / Social Media

  • Sarah Duenas, Chair
  • Chris Babcock

Volunteer Recruitment

  • Janine Young, Chair
  • Dr. Brad Cartwright

Fundraising/ Grant Writing 

  • Janine Young, Chair
  • Dr. Brad Cartwright