The North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc.
Who We Are
The North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a determination to help preserve Okaloosa County history. The Baker Block Museum is operated under the guidance of the NOHA Board of Directors.
Mission & Goals
The mission of the North Okaloosa Historical Association is to collect, preserve and promote the history of Okaloosa County, the northwest Florida panhandle and the surrounding communities.
Preserve historical artifacts
Capture oral histories
Educate future generations
Promote a better understanding and appreciation of the area's rich heritage
Board of Directors
The NOHA Board of Directors consists of nine board members composed largely of citizens from the local area and functions as the administrative arm of the association. The primary focus is on Okaloosa County, but the Museum supports the larger panhandle area as well.
The Board meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the Museum's research library and conducts an annual meeting on the third Thursday in January where board officers are elected.
Current Board Members
President: Brenda Russell
Vice President: Lucille King
Treasurer: Sharry Rustin
Secretary: Stephanie Holcombe
Museum Executive Director: Ann Spann
Bookkeeper: Trevia Buckner, CPA
Increase membership by 30 percent
Complete the Pavilion
Apply for a state historical marker for the building
Transcribe oral histories