Committee Chair - Ann Burns
Committee Members – Sandy Fulcher, Ed Gruenwald, Clay Steele, Angie Reed, Dawn
Chapman, Hilary Johnson, Kelly Sonnichsen, Pam Holz, Pete Eyheralde, Reba
Reddick, Lisa Anderson, Lisa Meusberger, Charlene Elyea, Tina Popson, Brad
Freidhof , Anita Fischer, Beth Waage, Sondra Cabell, Barb Gigar, Chuck Ungs,
Angela Bries, Julie Brazell, Pat Schlarbaun, Annette Whittrock, Holly Schulte
Committee Purpose: The purpose of the Traveling Exhibits Committee is to
investigate sources of exhibits that can be brought to Iowa to be made available
to IAN member sites for temporary display. The committee will also work to
develop new exhibits on Iowa topics that will be available to IAN member sites
on a rotating basis.
IAN Tallgrass Prairie Exhibit Schedule
Committee Report March 2009
Committee Report – March 2007:
The committee has been able to meet once since its informal beginnings at the
Fall 2006 IAN workshop. (If you want bad weather, ask us to plan a committee
At this meeting the group discussed existing small
exhibits some counties already have that could be available to travel around the
state, components that could be incorporated into such exhibits and existing
exhibits available from outside sources (think mountain lion exhibit).
The committee also listed possible topics for exhibits to develop. The top three
Sandy Fulcher and Kelly Sonnichsen and others have been gathering information
about existing exhibits that may be available for “rent”. The committee is also
discussing logistical issues, insurance issues. Members have signed up for
subcommittees such as grant writing funding resources; design, research, text
writing, activity development, and logistics.
The committee will also act to pass along information about
available traveling exhibits that individual IAN members may be interested in
and want to investigate on their own.