DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Detroit, MI   |  www.detroithistorical.org

Mission

The Detroit Historical Society tells Detroit's stories and why they matter.

Our vision is to be an integral part of Detroit's present and future by providing meaningful experiences that preserve and share its past.

Ruling year info

1955

CEO

Ms. Elana A. Rugh

Main address

5401 Woodward

Detroit, MI 48202 USA

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EIN

38-1381144

NTEE code info

History Museums (A54)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Educational Field Trips and Group Tours

Educational field trips for school groups featuring docent-led tours of historical exhibits that support social studies curriculums and help meet expectations established by the State of Michigan as set forth in the state's Social Studies Content Expectations Guide.

Population(s) Served

The Detroit Historical Society works to convene important conversations about the past, present, and future of the metro Detroit region.

Population(s) Served

The Detroit Historical Society provides tour to key historical landmarks and places throughout the region, often bringing tour goers into places normally not available to the public.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Board of directors
as of 11/9/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Thomas Buhl

None

Francis McMillan

S. MAC. LLC

Thomas Buhl

Wells Fargo Advisors

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No