President

Chelsea LaGrange, a recent Open-Air Museum Docent Lead, one of the youngest members on the Board holds a bachelor in psychology , an associates in business, runs her own business, is a school board member, community advocate, children's book writer and a mom of 4. She brings with her enthusiasm, children’s craft programs, interactive display designs for children, community events and an active calendar for 2022.

Treasure 

Frank Castillo, a avid classic car collector, enjoys the promotional and marketing aspects of car shows. He has managed several businesses, holds a busness degree and finds his skills helpful in raising funds for local Youth soccer teams. Frank bring the excitement of some one with 1/3 of his experience is an asset to the broad and  keeps the board moving at a fast pace.

Secretary

Barbara “Rusty” LaGrange, Treasurer and Curator, has an extensive background in antiques and collectibles, has worked as a journalist for many years and continues as a freelance writer, author, She is currently Distribution and Sales for the newest local history book — Lucerne Valley: A Wild West Town of Character(s).  She is also a long time member of California Writers Club High Desert branch, and spends time creating and producing a monthly newsletter and a statewide digital news magazine.

Vice President

Melissa Shadwick, a life time Lucerne Valley resident, has been a crucial member in the museum helping behind the scene to complete projects and host events.

Parliamentarian

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Board Members of the Past

Martha Rader

Parliamentarian and Secretary, has an extensive understanding of nonprofit administration and is a long-time resident. While working for more than twenty years with her husband, Chuck Rader, she assisted with Board business, memberships, and indexing collections.