Preble County Historical Society & Nature Reserve Board of Trustees

Harold Niehaus - President

Shawn Dougherty- Vice President

Jeff Poynter- Secretary

Laura Cottingim- Treasurer

Stephen Bruns

Jon Cooper

Jim Hildebolt

Tim Lane

Jenny Marcum

Chris Miley

Nancy Tincher

Jodi Wolf

Lisa White- Executive Director of Business, Marketing & Education

Lisa, along with her husband Todd, and their family moved to Preble County in 2014. Lisa has her Associate in Applied Business Degree and has been a professional photographer for over 25 years. She is a proud mom of two Miami University students. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching for Eaton High School with the Colorguard & Winterguard Programs. Lisa started at PCHS in July 2020 and has been enjoying her time ever since. 

Brittany Corwin- Director of History & Collections

Brittany has lived in Preble County her entire life. She often tells people that she grew up at PCHS, attending events with her dad as well as a student at Eaton. She attended PCHS on school field trips as a young child and is now leading the museum in her adult life. Brittany is currently a full-time student at Miami University studying history and art history.  She has been instrumental in organizing the collection process and creating new exhibits for guests to enjoy. Brittany started in 2021 as an intern and is now a part-time staff member. 

Matt Grubb- Caretaker

Matt Grubb has been with PCHS since the fall of 2020. He is a recent graduate of Preble Shawnee School. Matt has been an instrumental team member who takes care of the PCHS property. He mows each week and keeps the trails clean for our visitors. Matt also can be seen at each of our larger events and our weddings. He is truly a great addition to our team and we couldn't operate without his help.