State Historical Records Advisory Board

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State Historical Records Advisory Board

State Historical Records Advisory Board











Who We Are


The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) promotes the identification, preservation and dissemination of Wyoming’s historical records. To accomplish this mission, the Board awards grants and sponsors workshops for archives, libraries, museums, and others throughout the state that collect, manage, and preserve historical records.  The SHRAB’s activities are made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

The Wyoming SHRAB consists of public officials and private citizens who believe in the importance of preserving our state's records and in making them available for the public.

Apply for Grants - see the section below. 


Apply for Grants

Brief introduction about the grant program and how to apply:

Grants of up $2500.00 are available to Wyoming residents for projects that further the SHRAB’s mission of promoting the identification, preservation, and dissemination of Wyoming’s historical records. The SHRAB will assign priority to those applications that show commitment to developing and/or implementing projects that will lead to enhanced online access to historical records.

The 2018-2019 grant cycle is closed. Please check back in April 2019 for details regarding the 2019-2020 grant cycle.

Please review the grant guidelines and application for more information about how to apply, the eligibility requirements, and reporting responsibilities.


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SHRAB’s Goals

  • Develop a statewide cooperative approach for the preservation of Wyoming records of enduring value.
  • Encourage and support ongoing training programs for state, tribal and local governments, local repositories, organizations and others involved in records care.
  • Facilitate access to and increase the use of Wyoming’s records.
  • Ensure the preservation of historical electronic records and information


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Board Members


  • Phyllis BakerHot Springs County Museum and Cultural Center
  • Amanda Benson, Curator, Sweetwater County Historical Museum, Green River
  • Sylvia Bruner, Director/Registrar, Johnson County Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, Buffalo
  • Sara Davis, University Archivist, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, Laramie
  • Shawna Goetz, Deputy Clerk of Court, Wyoming Supreme Court, Cheyenne
  • Jeremy Johnston, Curator of Western History, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody
  • Kathy Marquis, Co-Chair, Wyoming Deputy State Archivist, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Cheyenne, ex-officio
  • Travis Pollok, Digital Collections/Legislative Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne
  • Karen Rimmer, Douglas City Clerk, Douglas
  • Scarlet Skorcz, Accounts Payable, Business Office, Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs
  • Mike Strom, Chair, Wyoming State Archivist, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Cheyenne
  • Janie Wait, President, Intermountain Record Center, Inc., Casper




Recent worshops sponsored the Wyoming SHRAB:


Workshop on Data Management and Preservation

Date:  June 1, 2018

ArchivesSpace Introduction

Date: May 4, 2018

Preservation of Born-Digital Records, Basic Principles and Practices 2017 

The archived version of this webinar is available at:  


SHRAB sponsors workshops featuring experts in:

  • Digitization
  • Oral History Projects
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Preservation
  • Records Management


Contact Us


Michael Strom
State Archivist and Archives Manager
(307) 777-7020


More About Us


Upcoming meetings and minutes of past meetings >> (link opens in new tab/window)

Bylaws >> (link opens in new tab/window)

Board information >> (link opens in new tab/window)