Recently, on the ALHFAM Facebook page and the discussion list (ALHFAM-L), members were asked, "Why ALHFAM?" Why do you join? Why do you renew? Why should others join? The answers so far are not surprising to me: the knowledge base of the members, the willingness to share that knowledge, and the overall congeniality of our… Continue reading Why ALHFAM?
Do you need financial assistance to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference in Calgary? Why not apply for the ALHFAM Fellowship? Download the guidelines and application from the ALHFAM website: http://www.alhfam.org/index.php?cat_id=365#732 Deadline for Application: March 1, 2014.
Its been a busy few days. The CPR (Collections, Preservation and Restoration) interest group did some hands-on helping out for a local museum on Saturday. A lot was accomplished and the museum folks were quite pleased and encouraged. Bravo! Sessions took place on Monday along with the Presidential Banquet at a local museum of aircraft. … Continue reading ALHFAM 2012 Update
Take a look at the Western Region of ALHFAM on Facebook site. There are some good photos posted there of the 2011 meeting. -Katie Boardman
Today, Wednesday, folks are on the road and on a train ride. The Jackson's Mill campus is quiet, just a few folks are home telecommuting and working on projects. A few have departed from the conference a bit early to get back to other duties. The progressive series of farewells began in the hospitality room… Continue reading More Posts to Come
Derrick Burdsall gave us a warm welcome and preview of the 2012 Annual meeting to be held near Dallas, TX in Farmer's Branch. Sounds pretty good. Watch for more information in the ALHFAM Bulletin, on the Facebook page and by a new ALHFAM e-blast series that is in development. The Call For Papers will be… Continue reading GTT – ALHFAM will “Go To Texas” in 2012
We had our largest group of fellowship recipients ever participating in this year's meeting. Consult the Spring 2011 Bulletin for the full list. Congratulations to all. Your presence made the meeting all the richer. (Watch for announcement of Fellowship applications for next year's annual meeting in Texas.) -Katie Boardman
As John T. Schlebecker used to say, "The only reason for an annual conference is the annual business meeting." Well, yes, and then some. We met and heard about some new energy and initiatives among our professional interest groups, regions and ad hoc committees. The board has been busy with strategic planning this year. A… Continue reading ALHFAM Annual Business Meeting