2017 SOHA Officers photo
SOHA Officers (L-R) Marcie Gallo, Claytee White, Joyce Moore, Farina King, Carlos Lopez, Juan Coronado,
Jennifer Keil with Graduate Assistant Franklin Howard.


The 2017-19 slate of officers was presented to the membership at the SOHA Annual Meeting April 29, 2017
by chair of the Board Nominating Committee Claytee D. White and members Summer Cherland and Suzi Resnik.
SOHA thanks them for serving.

Juan D. Coronado, Co-President 
Juan Coronado has been the Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Julian Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University since 2015, where he also teaches Latina/o and U.S. history. He has served as 2nd Vice President of SOHA since 2015 and was the 2017 Annual Conference Chair.
Marcia Gallo, Co-President
Marcia M. Gallo is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She has served on the SOHA Board since 2013 and as President since 2015.
Caryll Batt Dziedziak, Treasurer and Past President
Caryll Batt Dziedziak teaches U. S. history at UNLV. She is the immediate Past President of SOHA, chairs the Scholarships and Awards Committees, and has served as Treasurer since 2015.
Jennifer Keil, 1st Vice President 
Jennifer Keil is an owner of 70 Degrees, an historical consulting firm. She is the co-creator of Oral History Projects at the Moulton Family Foundation, Balboa Island Museum, and Laguna Woods History Center. She has served as the SOHA California Delegate since 2015.
Farina King, 2nd Vice President
Farina King is affiliated with the Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University and is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma. She has served as the SOHA Arizona Delegate since 2016.
Barbara Tabach, Secretary and Newsletter Editor 
Barbara Tabach is Project Director of the Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV University Libraries. She has served as SOHA Secretary and Newsletter Editor since 2015.
Joyce Marshall-Moore, Historian 
Joyce Moore is Archivist at UNLV University Libraries and a long-time SOHA leader and member of the Board of Directors. She has served as SOHA’s Historian since 2015.
Carlos Lopez, Arizona Delegate
Carlos Lopez is Archivist at Arizona State Archives and a Doctoral Candidate in Public History at Arizona State University. He has served on the Board of Directors as SOHA’s 1st Vice President and Secretary since 2013.
Virginia Espino, California Delegate
SOHA member Virginia Espino is an independent researcher who has documented the Southern California Latina/o community and the Long Civil Rights Movement in Los Angeles. Her 2016 film No Más Bebés won awards from the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association. She also teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Stefani Evans, Nevada Delegate
Stefani Evans is Project Director of the Building Las Vegas Oral History Project of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV University Libraries. She is a Doctoral Candidate in History at UNLV. She served as SOHA’s Graduate Assistant from 2014-2016.
Rachael Cassidy, New Mexico delegate
Rachael Cassidy (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) PhD student at the University of New Mexico. Rachael has a background as an educator in museums, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, in Washington D.C., as well as living history for the city of Colorado Springs, in Colorado. Rachael was also trained in documentary film during her undergraduate degree at Colorado College, which inspired her love of oral history.
Midge Dellinger, Student Representative
Midge Dellinger is a Masters of Art candidate in American Studies, with an emphasis on Native American Studies, at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma.
Bridget Groat, Native American Representative
Bridget Groat has a Master of Arts degree in History from UNLV and is in the Doctoral program in American Indian Studies at Arizona State University.