To contact a staff member, call 806.742.0498 or use the email addresses listed below.
Postal mail should be addressed to PO Box 43200, Lubbock, TX 79409-3200.
Jim Bret Campbell
Oversees staff, facilities, activities and administration of the center
RHA Unit Manager
Oversees financial management of the center and all fiscal responsibilities; helps handle room rental reservations, meeting arrangements and preparations
Helen DeVitt Jones Director of Education
Julie Hodges, M.S.
Plans educational programs for museum visitors of all ages; works with curators to develop exhibits; oversees implementation of Ranch Day, Candlelight at the Ranch and Summer Youth Classes; recruits, coordinates and manages volunteers; oversees youth membership organization; directs Ranch Life Learning programs
Helen DeVitt Jones Endowed Director of Collections, Exhibits and Research:
Scott White, Ph.D.
Plans and organizes museum and historical park exhibits; oversees the care, display and accuracy of information about the collections and about objects on display; prepares museum printed exhibit guides; edits quarterly magazine; plans and organizes Summer Stampede Western Art and Gear Show; Oversees maintenance of building and grounds staff and maintenance of staff
Curator of Historic Collections:
Robert Tidwell, Ph.D.
Maintains records of all museum and historical park objects, ownership and borrowing; assists in ensuring safety and condition of objects on display and accuracy of information; assists in preparation of printed museum guides
Plan, organize and direct development efforts to secure major gifts that further the NRHC mission
Director of Operations:
Ensures that the National Ranching Heritage Center meets its strategic goals by providing visitors and guests a safe and engaging experience. The director of operations works to preserve and maintain historical structures in accordance with best practices and the standards of the NRHC. In addition, the director of operations oversees landscaping and building maintenance, event logistics and building rentals to the high standards of the center and ranching traditions.
Historical Maintenance Foreman: Ray Stephenson
Oversees maintenance of historic structures. Assists with exhibit construction and event coordination.
Guard: Robert Lara
Lea Ann Lust
Maintains database of RHA membership, donations and contacts. Assists with school and educator programs, tours, workshops and youth membership organization; assists with implementation of Ranch Day, Candlelight at the Ranch and Summer Youth Classes; recruits, coordinates and manages volunteers
Coordinator of Outreach and Communications:
Sue H. Jones
Coordinates media contacts; writes and distributes press releases and announcements; assists with publications and copyediting; maintains database of RHA membership, donations and contacts
Oversees safety of all museum objects and visitors; ensures museum rules are followed; helps handle room rental reservations, meeting arrangements and preparations