Kim Buergel


Kim has worked at the Oregon Historical Society since 2003, when she joined the staff as a data entry clerk for a technology initiative grant. As Registrar, her primary responsibilities at OHS involve donations to the museum, communicating with potential donors, arranging object transfers, completing donation paperwork, and accessioning all current acquisitions. Prior to working at OHS, she was a collections assistant at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Kim earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in museum studies, with an emphasis in collections management) from John F. Kennedy University. Originally from Spokane, Washington, she has lived most of her life in the Pacific Northwest and loves living in this part of the country. In her free time, she loves entertaining her dog, Libby, and knitting (often at the same time).