Benjamin Harrison Society, Inc.’s (BHS) leadership has two major components: a Chief Executive Officer who oversees BHS staff and management responsible for program creation and administration, merit review, planning, budget and day-to-day operations; and a 14-member Board of eminent individuals that meets six times a year to establish the overall policies of the organization. The director and all Board members serve six year terms. Each of them, as well as the BHS President, is appointed by the Chief Executive Officer and confirmed by the BHS Board. At present, BHS has a full-time workforce and Volunteer Corp at its Washington, D.C., headquarters, including career employees, historians, scientists from research institutions on temporary duty, contract workers and the staff of the BHS office and the BHS Board.
Our programs reach youth across America and Internationally with hands-on learning experiences to encourage young minds and help fill our nation’s shortage of young leaders proficient in science, technology, engineeirng and mathematics. Our GEARS, I DIG History, and heritage tourism programs tackle important national and global issues such as climate change, workforce development, and technological innovation.
4H Project Pathways
Lands and Outdoors
I DIG History
Heritage Tourism, and cultural
Landmarks and Historical Places... and more.
Our work at BHS is enhanced by leading corporations, foundations, and organizations that have made a commitment to support our programs and traveling trunks. Together, we are developing and providing cutting-edge programs for young people to learn real-world skills that will prepare them for the challenges of today and tomorrow. BHS appreciates the support of our partners, and is proud to feature how these partnerships are making an impact. Click to learn more about you can sponsor and support our programs!