Board of Directors

  • Max Russman - President
  • Sherrilee Franks - Vice President 
  • Doug Hackman - Treasurer
  • Janis Hogarth - Secretary 
  • John Blunt 
  • Heath Fletcher
  • Derek Hall
  • Donna Hall
  • Shelley Ward
  • Carolyn Farris

Board Member Positions Available

Are you passionate about history, culture, and our community? The O'Keefe Ranch and Interior Heritage Society is seeking qualified candidates for positions on the Board of Directors for a two year term. We are looking for professionals in the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Finance, Grant applications
  • Social enterprise or entrepreneurship
  • History 
  • Tourism, Accommodation, Retail, Food and Beverage Sales
  • Agriculture
  • Building and or building maintenance
  • Museum practices, historical building and artifact maintenance


  • Attend a monthly board meeting, annual general meeting, and any other special meetings
  • Attend a monthly board committee meeting
  • Attend a minimum of 4 community events per year, 2 of which are O’Keefe Ranch events
  • Contribute a minimum of 4 hours of services per month toward specified area of expertise
  • Represent and promote the O’Keefe Ranch within the community and through professional networks

Applicants must be members in good standing to apply. For more information contact [email protected]