the museum of the oregon territory's most valuable resource is our incredible volunteer community.

If you love History and want to get involved with our exciting team email for more details.   




Our organization is dedicated to enriching the lives of current and future generations through collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of historic Clackamas County.

Jenna Barganski, Museum Manager & Volunteer Coordinator 

Jenna has a professional background in history and the arts.  She is currently finishing up her Master’s degree in History and Public History at Portland State University.  Her field of interest includes Pacific Northwest history and women’s history.  Jenna’s thesis project analyzes Oregon’s female murderers between 1850 and 1950.



Waldo McGinnis, Marketing Director & IT Lead

Bio coming soon!




Kait Hecker, Guest Services Administrator

Kait has a B.A. in English from Western Oregon University, and many years of experience in
retail. She will be starting the Masters in Public History program at Portland State University in
the fall. Kait’s fields of interest includes Pacific Northwest history and military history,
specifically the Civil War and World War II.


Board Members

Bruce Hanson, President

Wade Byers, Vice President

John Salisbury, Secretary

Craig Danielson, Treasurer

Marilyn Morrissey, Past President

Penny Charman

Tim Garrison

Mike Norris

Jack Hammond

Darlene Judkins

Cherie Kennemer

Ed Lindquist

Jim Tompkins
(1947 - 2017)

Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in the museum of the Oregon Territory! Currently we do not have any paid positions open, but we are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Please contact Jenna if you are interested in volunteering at the museum of the Oregon Territory or Stevens-Crawford Historic House.