Ms. Speir began work at the museum in 2008, as a Historical Interpreter and has worked since 2009 as the Exhibit Designer. A native of Fort Smith and a life-long resident of the area, Ms. Speir has a long family history in Fort Smith, AR and Sequoyah County, OK and a vast knowledge of the area. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Fort Smith Historical Society and enjoys the passion with which the community of Fort Smith embraces its history and shares that passion to educate the public. She will graduate from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith with her B. A. in History/Public History in May 2020.
Ms. Devero assists with greeting visitors to the museum and soda fountain. She also assists with curatorial duties. A graduate of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, Ms. Devero holds a B. A. in History.
Mr. Evans assists with greeting visitors, answering the telephone and special events. A life long resident of Fort Smith, he is very knowledgable of the area's history.
Ms. Kirby assists with greeting visitors, answering the telephone and special events. She also keeps up with museum memberships.
Board of Trustees
Melissa Shaw Sikes
Helen Ann Whorton