Terri Schorzman is the director of the City of Boise’s Department of Arts & History. She holds a Master’s degree in American history from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Bachelor’s degree in History from Colorado State University. She has worked in an array of cultural programming positions, including as the program director of a research program in the history of science and technology for the Smithsonian Institution, as the program officer for a state-based humanities council and as the director of programming and development for Idaho’s hands-on science museum. She also was responsible for communications and public involvement for a regional planning agency. Her volunteer work includes service as a commissioner on the Boise City Arts Commission (precursor to the Department), as board president of OHMAR (Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region) and of Preservation Idaho, and, for nine years as Idaho’s advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, including for three years on the executive committee of the board of advisors.