About Us

Mission
collageTo promote the care and preservation of the Buckner homestead, orchard, and community atmosphere in perpetuity.

To wit, the Buckner Homestead Heritage Foundation has been organized to operate exclusively for educational, scientific, artistic, literary, and charitable purposes relative to the care and preservation of the Buckner Homestead and Orchard, located in Stehekin, Washington.

To manage private donations so as to promote the care of the Buckner Homestead and Orchard.

Goals
On-going – To support the Buckner orchard and homestead as appropriate

Packing shed – to develop and implement a plan for replacement of the Buckner packing shed for both historic and community purposes.

Board Members

President Herb Sargo Sedro-Woolley, WA
Secretary Jo Anne Reiter Walla Wall , WA
Treasurer Cinda Gilbert Manson, WA
Apple industry Representative Doug England Manson, WA
Stehekin Community Representative Dick Bingham Stehekin, WA, WA
Stehekin Community Representative Bob Nielsen Stehekin, WA
Greater Community Representative Brun Garfoot Chelan, WA
Greater Community Representative Jim Trappe Corvallis, OR
Buckner Family Representative Crystal Austin Chelan, WA
NPS Liaison Laurie Thompson Stehekin
NPS Liaison Vicki Gempko Stehekin

Articles of Association
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Fiscal Policies
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Bylaws
The Board of Directors of the Buckner Homestead Heritage Foundation believes that all persons responsible for policy decisions affecting the Foundation should understand and apply their responsibilities in good faith and with diligence for the benefit of the Foundation.
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Annual Reports
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2014 Annual Report >>
2015 Annual Report >>
2016 Annual Report >>

Tax-Status
The Buckner Homestead Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit organization created specifically to support and preserve the Buckner Homestead and Orchard in Stehekin, Washington, and is registered as such with the State of Washington and the IRS (Tax ID #452913458)