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Self-assessment and site visits, 2008

March 30, 2012 | By Federal/State Partnership Staff

" The self-assessment process is a method for assessing what you are doing, why you are doing it, and what you must do to improve an organization’s performance. It asks the five essential questions: What is our mission? Who is our customer? What does the customer value? What are our results? and What is our plan? Self-assessment leads to action and lacks meaning without it." — from Peter Drucker’s The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization

Council Site Visit Dates Federal/State Partnership
Site Visitors
Colorado Humanities August 21-22 Dwan Reece
Marsha Semmel, Deputy Director for Museums and Director for Strategic Partnerships, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC
Art Wolf, Consultant; Vice-Chair, Nevada Humanities, Las Vegas, NV
Delaware Humanities Forum September 24-25 Edie Manza
Pamela Hilton Snow, Executive Director, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Omaha
Donald G. Murray, Jr., Visiting Lecturer, retired, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and board chair, Humanities Council of Washington, DC
Florida Humanities Council April 24-25 Dwan Reece
E. Ethelbert Miller, Director, African American Resource Center, Howard University, Washington, DC; board member, Humanities Council of Washington, DC
Rod Risley, President, Phi Theta Kappa, Jackson, MS
Guam Humanities Council August 6-7 Kathleen Mitchell
Cristina Bacchilega, Professor of English, University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Honolulu
Warren Nishimoto, Director, Center for Oral History, University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Honolulu; board chair, Hawai'i Council for the Humanities
Idaho Humanities Council May 15-16 Kathleen Mitchell
Michael Sexson, Professor of English, Montana State University, Bozeman
Oliver Alan Weltzien, Professor of English, University of Montana-Western, Dillon
Humanities Iowa October 31-November 1 Edie Manza
Amy Rome, Founder and Principal, The Rome Group, St. Louis, MO
Paul G. Theobald, Woods-Beals Professor of Urban and Rural Education, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Mississippi Humanities Council December 3-4 Dwan Reece
Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr., Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL
Charles Bolton, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
New Mexico Humanities Council April 3-4 Edie Manza
Rose Diaz, Research Historian, Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Noel J. Stowe, Prof. of History and Senior Director, Graduate Program in Public History, Arizona State University, Tempe
Oklahoma Humanities Council August 14-15 Edie Manza
Marc Johnson, President, Gallatin Public Affairs, Boise, Idaho
Gena Timberman, Executive Director, Native American Cultural and Educational Authority, Oklahoma City
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities June 18-19 Kathleen Mitchell
Deborah Linnell, Program Director, Third Sector New England, Boston, MA
Dorothy Schwartz, Director Emerita, Maine Humanities Council
Virgin Islands Humanities Council April 9-10 Kathleen Mitchell
Jeannette Bastian, Associate Professor and Director, Archives Management Concentration, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA
Pablo Julian Davis, Executive Director, Latino Memphis, TN; former director, South Atlantic Regional Center