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Self-assessment and site visits, 2009

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 Ddates Federal/State Partnership
Site Visitors
Alabama Humanities Foundation January 14-15 Kathleen Mitchell
Thomas Dasher, Professor of English, Rhetoric, and Writing, Berry College, Berry, GA; former board member and chair, Georgia Humanities Council
Tom Thompson, nonprofit consultant, Tom Thompson and Associates, Birmingham, AL
Amerika Samoa Humanities Council December 1-2 Kathleen Mitchell
Nicholas Goetzfridt, University of Guam; former chair, Guam Humanities Council
Warren Nishimoto, Director, Center for Oral History, University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Honolulu; board chair, Hawai'i Council for the Humanities
California Council for the Humanities September 29-30 Kathleen Mitchell
Charlene Wear Simmons, independent consultant; former member and chair of the California Council for the Humanities board
Pamela Hilton Snow, Executive Director, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Omaha
Indiana Humanities Council January 27-28 Dwan Reece
Randy Akers, Executive Director, The Humanities Council SC, Columbia, SC
Tom King, Independent Consultant and Former President of the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Indianapolis, IN
Kansas Humanities Council April 2-3 Edie Manza
Marc Johnson, President, Gallatin Public Affairs, Boise, Idaho
Doreen Maronde, Assistant Dean Emeritus, and Instructor, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
Maryland Humanities Council October 19-20 Kathleen Mitchell
Sam Sweet, independent nonprofit cultural consultant, Washington, DC
Gregory L. Waters, Professor of English, Montclair State University, New Jersey; board chair, New Jersey Council for the Humanities
Humanities Montana March 24-25, 2010 Kathleen Mitchell
Marc Johnson, President, Gallatin Public Affairs, Boise, Idaho
Pamela Hilton Snow, Executive Director, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Omaha
Nebraska Humanities Council March 17-18 Kathleen Mitchell
Gail Leftwich Kitch, Executive Director, By the People, McNeil-Lehrer Productions; former President, Federation of State Humanities Councils
Dorothy Schwartz, Executive Director Emerita, Maine Humanities Council, South Freeport, ME
Oregon Council for the Humanities June 18-19 Dwan Reece
John Pierce, Board Member, Kansas Humanities Council; Affiliate Faculty, Department of Administration, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Jamil Zainaldin, President, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA
Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades (Puerto Rico) June 25-26 Edie Manza
Pablo Julian Davis, Historian, Upper School Social Studies Faculty, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis, Tennessee
Manuel Maldonada-Rivera, Council of Higher Education and retired professor of the humanities, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
West Virginia Humanities Council September 22-23 Edie Manza
Nancy Adams, Executive Director, Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, Kentucky
John Inscoe, University Professor of History, University of Georgia, Athens, and editor of the New Georgia Encyclopedia