2022 Strategic Plan

Mission

The purposes of this society are to collect and preserve materials relating to Garland County, to bring together people interested in the history of Garland County, and to educate the public about the rich heritage of Garland County.

Vision

Building community by preserving our shared heritage

Core Values

Education, Preservation, Accessibility, Inclusivity, Integrity, Objectivity, Accuracy

Goals and Objectives

The Garland County Historical Society will build capacity to sustain and grow the Association:

  • Increase paid staff
  • Increase efficacy of volunteers
  • Expand deployment of technology

The Garland County Historical Society will engage diverse communities with all facets of our operations:

  • Increase diverse representation on Board
  • Increase diverse representation in volunteers
  • Increase diverse representation in membership and programming

The Garland County Historical Society will make accessible its collections and other resources:

  • Increase volume of processing
  • Increase number of people presenting programs

The Garland County Historical Society will actively develop sustainable revenue streams:

  • Increase operating budget
  • Cultivate wider community involvement in sustainability efforts

The Garland County Historical Society will address short- and long-term facility needs:

  • Expand physical presence in the community