2018 Tulare County Historical Society Officers and Board Members

L-R back row: Paul Ramires, Mike Chrisman, Patricia Hughes, Dallas Pattee, Joanne Ledbetter, John Bergman, and Stan Simpson. L-R front row: Kathy Allison, Gene Terry, Vi Vaca, Louise Switzer, Peggy Bragg, Louise Jackson, Tom Link, and Twila Cruzen. (Not pictured: Cathy Drennen, Ann Johnson, and Larry Otter)


The Tulare County Historical Society has been an active advocate for county history since 1944. Adolph Sweet was the first president. Our mission is to promote interest in the history of Tulare County and preserve the heritage of our area for future generations. The society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Officers and Directors 2018/2019

President                                     Tom Link  

1st Vice President                     Stan Simpson

2nd Vice President                    John Bergman

Rec. Secretary                             Louise Switzer

Corres. Secretary                        Ann Johnson

Financial Secretary                     Twila Cruzen

Treasurer                                      Peggy Bragg

Immediate Past President        Mike Chrisman


Kathy Allison

Cathy Drennen

Patricia Hughes

Charles Iacono

Louise Jackson

Joanne Ledbetter

Larry Otter

Dallas Pattee

Paul Ramires

Gene Terry

Vic Vaca

Past Presidents:

(ex-officio board members)

Ted Batkin     Jill Brown     Delora Buckman

Kevin Caskey     Mike Chrisman     Madeline Frantz

Alan George     Brent Gill     Karen Hill     Don MacMillan     

Betty Nagel     Terry Ommen     Carl Switzer