Mission Statement

The Bartlesville History Museum Trust Authority shall plan, finance, develop, maintain, and operate the Bartlesville Area History Museum.


  • Plan, establish, develop, construct, enlarge, remodel, improve, alter, extend, maintain, equip, furnish, acquire, purchase, lease, finance, administer and operate buildings and other facilities for use by the City of Bartlesville as a History Museum;
  • Hold, maintain and administer any leasehold rights in and to all properties;
  • Acquire, improve, furnish and administer all physical properties;
  • Finance, operate and maintain such properties;
  • Provide funds for financing, constructing, equipping, operating and maintaining the property.

There are nine voting members on the Bartlesville History Museum Trust Authority including a voting City Council Representative member. There is one city staff non-voting advisor.

Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday quarterly at 9:15 a.m. (January, April, July and October)


2018 Schedule of Regular Meetings

2018 Agendas 2017 Agendas 2016 Agendas
1/24/18 Agenda 1/25/17 Agenda 1/27/16
4/25/18 Agenda 4/26/17 Agenda 4/27/16 Time Change NoticeAgenda
07.25.18 Agenda 7-26-17 Agenda 7/27/16 Cancelled
10/24/18 Agenda 10/25/17 Agenda 10/26/16


Art Gorman
1.  Apptd.      3/12 to fill unexpired term of Dr. Cobb
Expires:   1/13*
2.  ReApptd: 1/13
Expires:    1/16*
3.  ReApptd:  1/16
Expires:     1/19

Joe Todd
1.  Apptd:      11/14
Expires:    11/17*

Billie Roane
1.  Apptd:    12/14
Expires:  12/17*

Charlie Bowerman
1.  Apptd:   2/15
Expires: 2/18*

Vicki Stewart
1.   Apptd:   6/16
Expires: 6/19*

Lois Bass
1. Appointed: 12/16
Expires: 12/19*

Ted Lockin
1. Appointed: 3/17
Expires: 3/20*

Don Doty
1. Appointed: April/17
Expires: April 20*

Trevor Dorsey
City Council Representative

*Eligible for reappointment