Valdez, Alaska, UPDATED February 23, 2022: The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) Board of Directors has two vacancies due to normal term expiration. Applicants will serve a full three-year term, expiring January 2025, and there is one vacancy for a partial two-year term, expiring January 2024. Board members are appointed by the Valdez City Council. Board meetings are held monthly, currently via zoom, the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.

This is a golden opportunity for people interested in preserving the history of Valdez, Copper River Basin and Prince William Sound, Alaska, and who want to impact the future development of our community as the New Museum Project moves forward. You will join a team of long-time museum professionals who are both highly skilled and passionate about what they do. The all-volunteer board oversees management of the Museum and supports its goals to preserve community history through exhibits and educational programming.

Applications can be filed online at the City of Valdez website Boards & Commissions page via this link, just scroll down the list of organizations and click on the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive Association Board of Directors.

Paper applications are available at City Hall and can be dropped off at the front desk of City Hall. Applications will be accepted until all board vacancies are filled. Online applications are preferred.

The Board and Staff of the Valdez Museum have successfully weathered these past two years of living with the COVID-19 pandemic. Now we are poised to enter the 2022 tourist season with enthusiasm and open arms, welcoming in visitors from Alaska, around the country and around the world! Becoming a VMHA Board Member is a great way to make an impact on your community and learn more about this valuable community resource!

For information on specific responsibilities of the Board of Directors contact:

Executive Director Patricia Relay                                                  

Tel. 907-835-2764, Email: