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)


2024 Schedule of Regular Meetings


Jessica Rovenstine
1. Appointed: 9/19     Expires:9/22*
2. Reappointed 9/22 Expires: 9/25

Price Conners-Resigned 1/24/24
1. Appointed: 12/20 to fill the unexpired term
of Charlie Bowerman expiring 12/21*
2. Reappointed 12/21 Expires: 12/24*

Denise Parks
1.  Appointed: 12/20 to fill the unexpired term
of Louise Reich expiring 3/23*
2. Reappointed 2/23, Expiring 3/26*

Mary Dills
1.  Appointed 12/20 Expires 12/23*
2.  Reappointed 1/24 Expires 12/26

Dee Ann Willman
1.  Appointed 12/20 Expires: 12/23*
2. Reappointed 1/24 Expires 12/26

Jay Janzen
1. Appointed 2/22 to fill the unexpired term
of Mr. Gordon. Expiring 2/23*
2. Reappointed 2/23, Expiring 2/26*

Kathryn Hadden
1. Appointed 6/22 to fill the unexpired term
of Patty Phillips, Expiring: 4/23*
2. Reappointed 4/23, Expiring 4/26*

David Boyer
1.  Appointed 6/23  Expires: 6/26*

Ms. Billie Roane
City Council Representative

Ms. Shellie McGill

*Eligible for reappointment