SHERN met at the Archdiocese of Seattle, December 1, 2017

Topics discussed at our meeting included:

  • Acceptance of minutes from October 6, 2017 meeting
  • Members introductions
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Containers/Equipment/Supplies updates
  • Website updates
  • Recent & upcoming regional webinars or workshops
  • FAIC training project in Seattle 2018 – Update from 11/29 conference call
  • Election of new Board
  • Upcoming meetings

After our business meeting, we enjoyed a tour of St. James Cathedral given by Corrina Laughlin, Pastoral Assistant for Liturgy

SHERN met at the Office of Emergency Management, Seattle, on October 6, 2017

The following topics were discussed at our business meeting:

Acceptance of minutes from August 4, 2017 meeting
Members introductions
Treasurer’s Report
Containers/Equipment/Supplies updates
Website updates
Recap of recent & upcoming regional workshops
SHERN Subcommittees required or suggested:
Upcoming elections for new Board: Process & timeline
Upcoming meetings
New business

After the business meeting the membership toured the OEM operations center and listened to a presentation by Melanie Cole.


SHERN met at the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, on June 9, 2017

SHERN members listen as Judy Sourakli, curator of collections, discusses a recent accession of prints

The following topics were discussed at our business meeting:

Acceptance of minutes from March 31, 2017 meeting
Welcome to guests and new member
Treasurer’s report
Container report
Equipment/Supply Committee report
Website updates
GIS Map for emergency responders
Upcoming meetings

With us were guests Melanie Cole from the City of Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management, and Brian J. Carter, heritage lead at 4Culture, King County. We also welcomed Barbara Engstrom to her first meeting as the representative for the Public Law Library of King County.

After the meeting, Susan Lewandowski, manager of exhibitions and registration, led us on a tour of the Henry’s study center, collections storage areas and exhibition preparation workshop.

SHERN met on February 3 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle

The Museum of Flight hosted SHERN on Friday, February 3. Business included:

  • Acceptance of minutes from December 2, 2016 meeting
  • Disaster supply storage containers update
  • Equipment/supply committee report
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Alliance for Response webinar report
  • PReP card updates
  • Upcoming meetings
  • New business

After the meeting members enjoyed a tour of the MOF extensive storage areas.