Contact: Mark Haidet (Fund-raising consultant, Historian)
Year Established: 2017
Specialties: Historians, Oral, Historical Researchers
Training/Experience: Worked for the Minnesota Historical Society for 36 years (1977-2014) as a historian (10 years, including 3 years in SHPO), and the Development Office (26 years). As director of development, developed a full-service development program -- membership, annual fund, North Star Circle for upper level annual donors and Legacy/Endowment Program. Led capital campaigns for Minnesota History Center and Mill City Museum, and the Minnesota's Greatest Generation Project. Worked for the Minnesota State Fair Foundation (2014-16) completing the History & Heritage Campaign for new history museum.
Notes: 1) Historical research for special projects, including National Register nominations, exhibitions or published materials. 2) Fund-raising consulting services for annual giving, special project, capital campaigns, Legacy (endowment) programs.