gold rush settlers

Advisory Board

Gary McFadyen
Public Relations
Orangevale, CA

Kenneth N. Owens
Historian/Author
Professor Emeritus
Dept. of History
Calif. State University
Sacramento, CA

Roberta Tanner
President International Society of
Daughters of Utah Pioneers, No. California
Elk Grove, CA

Richard O. Cowan, Ph. D.
Author/Historian
Professor, Church History Dept.
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Merrill F. Higham
Former Area Seventy
Certified Public Accountant
Belmont, CA

Alexander L. Baugh, Ph. D.
Author/Historian
Assoc. Professor, Church History Dept.
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Michael N. Landon
Author/Historian
Archivist, LDS Historical Dept.
Salt Lake City, UT

Gary Cook
Asst. Director
LDS Church Audio/Visual Dept.
Salt Lake City, UT

Kathy Marler
Former Multi-stake
Director of Public Affairs
State Living History Comm.
Peru

Ed Seegmiller
Former Director of
Mormon Battalion Historic Site
Laketown, UT

Gordon Johnson
Former Director
Mormon Battalion Visitor’s Center
State Living History Comm.
Sandy, UT

Timothy Evans
Former Director
Mormon Battalion Historic Site
Kamus, UT

Norman C. Boehm
Former Area Seventy
Fair Oaks, CA

John Tanner
Former Board Member
Developer
Sacramento, CA

Scott McDonald
Former Foundation Secretary
Demographics
Sacramento, CA

Verne G. Sanders
Certified Public Accountant
Cameron Park, CA

Kathy Marshall
Author/Historian/Lecturer
Woodbridge, CA

Kieth Merrill
Movie Producer/Director/Author
Stake Public Affairs Director
Shingle Springs, CA

Bruce Galbraith
President
Ship Brooklyn Assoc.
State Living History Comm.
Gilroy, CA

John Bascom
Author/Historian
Historic Specialist, So. Calif.
Public Affairs Council
Asst. Chairman, State Living
History Comm.
Victorville, CA

Camilla Smith
Author/Historian
State Living History Comm.
San Francisco, CA

William Homer
Author/Historian
State Living History Comm.
San Jose, CA

Guy Dickson
State Living History Comm.
Irvine, CA

Marilyn Mills
Author/Historian
President, Heritage Trails Assoc.
State Living History Comm.
Redlands, CA

Chuck Hackley
Author/Historian
State Living History Comm.
Tecopa, CA

Jerry Gardner
Historian
State Living History Comm.
Sacramento, CA

Bonnie Waltz
State Living History Comm.
Sacramento, CA

Richard & Eva Peterson
State Living History Comm.
San Diego, CA

Lorin K. Hansen
Author/Historian
State Living History Comm.
Fremont, CA

Tim Titus
Former Multi-stake Director
of Public Affairs
Paradise, CA

Larry Y. Wilson
Quorum of Seventy
Salt Lake City. UT

Miriam Smith
Associate Professor
Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts
San Francisco State University

David F. Holland, Ph.D.
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Martha Gresham
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Cardiff, CA

Becky Davies
Multi-stake Director of Public Affairs
Oceanside, CA

Sherman L. Fleek
Lt. Col. US Army (Ret)
Command Historian
West Point Military Academy