2022 Tulare County Historical Society Officers and Board Members

At the annual membership meeting of the Tulare County Historical Society held on Sunday, March 6, 2022, Supervisor Amy Shuklian (far right) swore in the 2022 TCHS Officers and Directors. 
L-R front row: President Lisa Monteiro, Director Vic Vaca, Director Cathy Drennen, 1st Vice President Peggy Bragg; center row Director Lee Terkelsen, Director Ann Zimmerman, Recording Secretary Ruth Dilbeck, Financial Secretary Lari Ommen, Director Terry Brazil, 2nd Vice President Newell Bringhurst; back row Corresponding Secretary Shani Crookshanks and Director Kathy Allison.  (Absent Director David Nielsen).


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 2022/2023

President – Lisa Monteiro

1st Vice President – Peggy Bragg

2nd Vice President – Newell Bringhurst

Recording Secretary – Ruth Dilbeck

Corresponding Secretary – Shani Crookshanks

Financial Secretary – Lari Ommen

Treasurer – Michelle Howard

Immediate Past President – Stan Simpson



Kathy Allison

Cathy Drennen

David Nielsen

Lee Terkelsen

Vic Vaca

Ann Zimmerman

Past Presidents:

(ex-officio board members)

Ted Batkin     Jill Brown     Delora Buckman

Kevin Caskey     Mike Chrisman     Brent Gill    

    Karen Hill     Don MacMillan     Tom Link     Betty Nagel     

Terry Ommen     Stan Simpson     Carl Switzer