Board and Directors

Director of Business and Marketing

Lisa White, of Eaton Ohio, has just been named the new Director of Business and Marketing for the Preble County Historical Society. Lisa and her husband Todd moved to Preble County in 2014. Lisa and Todd have two children, Jake, who is a Senior at Eaton High School and Tatum, who is a Sophomore at Miami University. Lisa graduated in 2014 with a degree in Business Management. Lisa has more than twenty years of experience working with small businesses and marketing. In her spare time, she coaches the Eaton High School and National Trail High School Colorguard and Winterguard Programs. She is excited to say the least to have this new opportunity to make a splash at the Historical Society. She hopes to bring all new events as well as bring some past favorites back with a twist. Lisa understands and appreciates the rich history that Preble County has to offer and hopes to learn more, and share more in the future. If you have any ideas, questions or concerns or just want to meet and chat, please email:

Director of History and Education

Alyssa Stark is the newly named Director of History and Education of the Preble County Historical Society. Alyssa currently lives in Dayton, Ohio with her husband Alex Klein and their puppy, Watson. She earned an undergraduate degree in Anthropology in 2018 and a graduate degree in Public History in 2020 from Wright State University. Throughout her education, Alyssa had the opportunity to work for several institutions including the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, and the Cincinnati Museum Center. Alyssa enjoys reading and spending time in the outdoors with her family in her free time. She is ecstatic to apply her training, experience, and love for nature to the vast collection housed by the Preble County Historical Society and the nature preserve located on their property. Any questions regarding history and education can now be directed to:

Board of Trustees

Harold Niehaus, President

Shawn Dougherty, Vice President

December Harper, Treasurer

Jenny Marcum, Secretary

Stephen Bruns

Amy Cooper

Jon Cooper

Chris Miley

Tim Lane

Courtney Griffith

Cody Miller

Maria Morgan

Copy of PCHS POA 2021 11-19-20.pdf

Program of Activities

Interested in what our committees are doing? Check out our program of activities or click on one of the committee names above!

Copy of PCHS Strategic Plan 2020-2025.pdf

Strategic Plan

Our historical society is committed to its mission and goals, and has been working hard to come up with a plan to meet these. Check out our strategic plan!

Copy of PCHS Board Application 12-6-17.doc

Board Member Application

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