Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society Board of Trustees

Heather Anderson: 2024-2025: literacy and history curriculum editor for Heinemann Publishing, a leading producer of K-12 education resources.

Steven Barker: 2024: Ph.D. in Scandinavian and Germanic Languages from UW; Retired corporate banker after 46 year career, former treasurer of the National Nordic Museum, current treasurer of Tolt Historical Society and co-author of “Steamboats on the Snoqualmie”.

Beth Burrows: 2023-2024: President. North Bend resident since 1989; owner of North Bend Theatre; North Bend Economic Development Commissioner; board member of SnoValley Chamber of Commerce.

Brian Davis: 2023-2024:  Longtime Valley resident. History degree from WWU with secondary education endorsement.  US Navy Veteran, local real estate broker, filmmaker/photographer.

Brian Duncan: 2023-2024: Owner of Valley Professional Cleaning Service; Former Founder & Principal at Precision Autocraft Company, Inc; City of North Bend Park Commissioner; Past President of Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis.

Richard Kirby: 2024-2025:  Past Vice President. Retired teacher and coach, 32 seasons USFS; member of Tolt & Fall City historical societies; Past Snoqualmie City Council; Board of Directors for Sno Valley Senior Center.

Jane Koser: 2024-2025: Vice President. Owner of Jane’s Tutoring Services; former board member Encompass; Grandniece of Museum founder.

Emily Lee: 2023-2024:  Secretary. Educator in Issaquah SD since 2006, Issaquah History Museums Board Member, degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Elementary Education from UW, past Volunteer Coordinator for Rainier Valley Historical Society, Founder of Seattle History Comics.

Scott Loos: 2024-2025: Treasurer. Si View Parks Finance and HR Manager; Treasurer Mount Si Senior Center; Treasurer Cascade Foot Ball Club; Past President Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association; Loos World Coins owner.

Mary Miller: 2024-2025: City of North Bend Council member; Freelance Photographer; BA in Telecommunications, Michigan State University; North Bend Downtown foundation board member; former North Bend Planning Commissioner.

wiaac syayayəʔ, Steven Moses ti dsdaʔ. sdukʷalbix̌ čəd: 2023-2024: member of the Snoqualmie Tribe and the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Director of Archaeology & Historic Preservation; U.S. Air Force veteran.

Country Roney: 2024: Duvall Historical Society President; Owner at Roney River Ranch in Duvall; past Human Resources Manager at Falck.

Blaine Sheldon: 2024-2025:  BA in Political Science, International Relations and Affairs, WSU; Head of Concert Marketplace Platforms and Data at Vox Media; Co-Founder and CEO of OpBandit.

Xandra Trostel: 2024-2025: Local outdoor education preschool teacher.

Takako Wright: 2024-2025: MA in Special Education and Teaching, University of Northern Colorado; Tribal Development Manager at Snoqualmie Casino; TERO Manager; Secretary of Friends of the North Bend Library; North Bend Arts & Industry volunteer; author; SnoValley Writes! Board member.

Board Emeritus

David Battey: Official historian for the Cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend; church historian, Snoqualmie United Methodist Church; AKCHO award for producing and writing Snoqualmie Falls mill Town Images; author of 225 weekly history articles for local newspaper; past Board Member, Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Society and Snoqualmie YMCA.


Cristy Lake: MA in Historical Archaeology; Assistant Director, Snoqualmie Valley Museum; Deputy
Director, Northwest Railway Museum; Chair of the King County Landmarks Commission; serves on the
Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area advisory committee.

Erin Craver: Bookkeeper; Accountant and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with over 20 years of
accounting and bookkeeping experience; has worked exclusively with non-profit organizations for the past
10 years; Currently accountant for Snoqualmie Valley Museum, Northwest Railway Museum, Washington
Trust for Historic Preservation, AIA Washington Council, Jack Straw Productions.

Kaitlyn Murray: BA in Sociology, Minor in Anthropology; Visitor Services Assistant, Snoqualmie Valley
Museum; Library Page, Maple Valley Library.