Staff

Please come with us on our journey as we move to make the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude a viable, self-sustaining ministry dedicated to the past of our unique area.

Debra Graham is a descendant of pioneers of the Camas Prairie and is fascinated by the tools and treasures the first homesteaders brought with them. She welcomes visitors, coordinates volunteers and office tasks, helps maintain the database of artifacts, and much more.

shirleyShirley Gehring labels artifacts for display, keeps track of members and helps coordinate events such as the annual Fall Lecture Series. In her work she says, "bygone days are relived once again as I thumb through photo albums and peek into archival boxes to discover preserved treasures of yesteryear."

frankFrank Halter is a long-term volunteer who can be seen assisting with a variety of Monastery events and endeavors. He helps welcome guests to the Museum and collaborates on Museum projects.

judyJudy Forsman volunteers at the Museum on Wednesdays and helps with data entry and office tasks. She also volunteers at the Monastery and is especially good at making people feel welcome.

Sister Mary Geis manages the Book & Gift Shop. Read more...

Laura Crawford is a long-term volunteer from New Mexico. She brings past museum experience as well as fresh perspectives on the many things happening at our Historical Museum.