WHA Standing Committees

The WHA benefits from the service of members who contribute to various Standing Committees and Ad Hoc Committees. The Standing Committees are organized as either "Operations" or "Planning and Finance" as noted below.

 

Are you interested in serving on a committee or learning more? Contact the Chair of each Standing Committee to find out how you can participate or become active in the WHA!


Chairs of Standing Committees for Operations:

Erika Pérez, University of Arizona, Interim Chair, Committee on Assault Response and Educational Strategies (CARES)
Brenden Rensink, Brigham Young University, Chair, Membership Committee
Mary E. Mendoza, Penn State University, Chair, Committee on Race and the American West (CRAW)
Elyssa Ford, Northwest Missouri State University, Co-Chair, Public History Committee
Kathryn McKee, Historical Publications Office, Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC, Co-Chair, Public History Committee
Lindsay Stallones Marshall, University of Oklahoma, Chair, Committee on Teaching and Public Education
Rebecca Wingo, University of Cincinnati, Chair, Digital Scholarship Committee

Donna Schuele, CSU Los Angeles, Chair, Committee on Contingent and Adjunct Faculty  


Standing Committees for Planning and Finance:

Lynn Roper, WHA Treasurer, Chair, Financial Advisory Committee


 

2022 Program Committee:
-Julian Lim, Arizona State University, 2022 Co-Chair
-Tyina Steptoe, University of Arizona, 2022 Co-Chair


 

2022 Local Arrangements Committee:
-Omar Valerio-Jiménez, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2022 Co-Chair
-William Kiser, Texas A&M University, San Antonio, 2022 Co-Chair
-Lindsey Passenger Wieck, St. Mary's University, 2022 Co-Chair

2023 Program Committee:
-David Rouff, University of California, Merced, 2023 Co-Chair
-Stacey Smith, Oregon State University, 2023 Co-Chair

2023 Local Arrangements Committee:
-Stephen Aron, Autry Museum of the American West, 2023 Chair

2024 Program Committee:
TBA!

2024 Local Arrangements Committee: 
TBA!

 

STANDING COMMITTEES FOR OPERATIONS

CRAW


TEACHING/PUBLIC EDUCATION


DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP


CARES


MEMBERSHIP


PUBLIC HISTORY


CONTINGENT/ADJUNCT


STANDING COMMITTEES FOR PLANNING AND FINANCE

Financial Advisory Committee

Lynn Roper, WHA Treasurer and Chair (2023)

Susan Johnson, WHA President (2022)

Virginia Scharff (2022)

Steve Aron (2023)

Katherine Morrissey (2024)


2022 Program Committee

Tyina Steptoe, 2022 Program Committee Co-Chair

Julian Lim, 2022 Program Committee Co-Chair


View the full 2022 Program Committee here!

2022 Local Arrangements

William Kiser, 2022 LAC Co-Chair
Lindsey Passenger Wieck, 2022 LAC Co-Chair
Omar Valerio-Jiménez, 2022 LAC Co-Chair


View the full 2022 Local Arrangements Committee here!

2023 Program Committee

David Rouff, 2023 Program Committee Co-Chair

Stacey Smith, 2023 Program Committee Co-Chair


View the full 2023 Program Committee here!

2023 Local Arrangements

Steve Aron, 2023 LAC Chair


View the full 2023 Local Arrangements Committee here!

The WHA is located in the Department of History at the University of Kansas.

The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!


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