Board of Trustees

2016-2017 Board Of Trustees

Dave Ramstad, President

Jim Cuthill, Vice-President

Gene Fosheim, Past President

Gene Fosheim is a retired college instructor of architecture and engineering.  He is a lifelong Everett resident and an award winning historic preservationist.  Gene is a founding member of Historic Everett and served as chairperson on the City of Everett Historic Commission and the Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission.  He is a graduate of Everett Community College, Western Washington University, Southern Illinois University, attended Oriel College, Oxford University, and is currently completing the Master of Humanities program at Tiffin University.  Gene spends his retirement days traveling, working in his garden, babysitting dogs and granddaughters, writing, researching, and trying to create a bright future for the Everett Museum of History.

Joan Packard, Treasurer

Joan Packard has been involved in non-profit administration, policy development and fundraising for over 20 years in Snohomish County.  She is proficient in operations, office systems, facilities, and computer technology.  She retired in 2015.  The family of her son-in-law immigrated to Everett in the 1800’s, and one of them captained the steamboat Black Prince.  Joan is interested in preserving the rich heritage of the area and encouraging our children and grandchildren to seek out and value their own family histories.  She and her husband Steve enjoy music, travel, and spending time with their grandkids.

Joni Smith, Secretary

Laura Burton, Board Member    

Laura Burton is a lifelong Washington State resident.  She was born and raised in Mukilteo and currently resides in Everett.  Laura is a Managing Broker for Windermere Real Estate/ M2 LLC in South Everett and enjoys the long lasting relationships that she has made through the years.  She has a son that resides in Everett and a daughter that lives in Seattle and is attending Cornish College of the Arts.  Laura enjoys volunteering in the community.

Inger Hutton, Board Member



  1. As I was born and raised in Everett, graduated from EHS, attended UW, moved away, now live in Bellevue, WA, I am very interested in this museum. Please keep me alerted to happenings.
    Thank you!
    Jan Rogers

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