Resume

Career History:

Curator. Goodwill Computer Museum. Austin, TX. June 2012 to present.

Independent Consultant.  Museums, History and Preservation.  Various locations.  August 2010 to present.
   Museum Specialist for Interpretive Master PlansHistory Behind the Scenes.  Philadelphia, PA.  December 2010 to present.
   Cell Phone Tour Development. Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site.  Port Arthur, TX.  March 2012 to December 2012.
   Collections Inventory Project. Republic of Texas Museum. Austin, TX.  April to June 2012.
   Registrar.  Carrabba Conservation, Inc.  Austin, TX.  August 2010 to June 2012.
   Historian.  Valenzuela Preservation Studio.  Austin, TX.  August 2010 to June 2012.
   Interim Museum Director.  French Legation Museum.  Austin, TX.  December 2010 to March 2011.
   Guest Curator. Republic of Texas Museum. November 2007 to May 2008.

Curator.  The Williamson Museum Georgetown, TX.  January 2007 to August 2010. 

Historian.  Hardy-Heck-Moore, IncAustin, TX.  April 2002 to May 2007.

Museum Director.  French Legation Museum.  Austin, TX.  February 2001 to April 2002.

Museum Programs Coordinator.  French Legation Museum.  Austin, TX.  August 2000 to February 2001.

Curator.  Kell House Museum.  Wichita Falls, TX.  July 1998 to June 2000.


Additional Experience:

Museum Assessment Program Surveyor for Collections Management and Public Dimension, American Association of Museums.  May 2010 to present.

Interim Education and Volunteer Coordinator.  Fort Collins Museum.  Fort Collins, CO.  January to June 1998.
Collections Assistant.  Fort Collins Museum.  Fort Collins, CO.  January 1997 to June 1998.
Museum Intern.  Hotel De Paris Museum.  Georgetown, CO.  May to August 1997.
Docent / Undergraduate Docent Coordinator.  Arizona State Museum.  Tucson, AZ.  January 1995 to May 1996.


Professional Memberships:

Austin Museum Partnership
    - Co-Chair, 2013 to present.
    - External Relations Co-chair, 2012 to 2013.
Collection Managers Committee, TAM
    - Vice Chair,  2011 to 2013.
Texas Association of Museums

Registrars' Committee
American Association of Museums
Museum Computer Network
Association for Living History, Farms and Agricultural Museums


Education:

Master of Arts- Public History.  Colorado State University.  1998.
Bachelor of Arts- History, minor in Anthropology.  University of Arizona.  1996.
Associate of Arts- History.  Cochise College.  1993.


Selected Publications:

"The Colonial Revival Style," NRHP Historic Contexts, Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation, May 2012.
"The Queen Anne Style," NRHP Historic Contexts, Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation, May 2012.
Images of America: Williamson County.  Arcadia Publishing, November 2009.

Selected Curated Exhibitions:

Digital Discourse: A Brief History of the Information Age.  Goodwill Computer Museum.  2012.
High Cotton: Farming in Williamson County.  The Williamson Museum.  2010.
Recuerdos: Images from Williamson County's Hispanic American Community.  The Williamson Museum and Round Rock Public Library.  2010.
Fighting Back: The 1923 KKK Trials.  The Williamson Museum.  2010.
Charting History: Maps from the Don Martin Collection.  The Williamson Museum.  2008.
Arms for Texas: Weapons of the Texas Revolution.
  Republic of Texas Museum.  2008.
Quilts from the Williamson County Historical Museum Collection.  The Williamson Museum.  2008.
Ornaments to the Landscape: Eliza Griffin Johnston's Texas Wild Flowers.  Republic of Texas Museum.  2008.
From Smaland Sweden to Big Land Texas: Swedish Texans in Williamson County.  The Williamson Museum.  2008.
Uncovering the Past: 13,500 Years in Williamson County.  The Williamson Museum.  2007.
Naval Air Station Pensacola: The Cradle of Naval Aviation.  Hardy-Heck-Moore, Inc. and Naval Air Station Pensacola.  2007.
Standing Tall: A History of Architecture in Wichita Falls.  Kell House Museum.  2000.
Legends of the Falls: Native Americans in North Texas.  Kell House Museum.  1998.


Selected Workshops/Presentations:


"Best Practices in Collections Stewardship: Writing Collections Management Policies." Texas Association of Museums annual meeting, Beaumont, TX. 2013.
"Interpretive Planning at Historic Sites." Texas Association of Museums annual meeting, Beaumont, TX. 2013.
"Building a Meaningful Collection." Texas Association of Museums and Texas Historical Commission regional workshop, Abilene and Austin, TX. 2012.
"Starr Turn: Interpretive Planning for Historic Sites." Association for Living History, Farms and Agricultural Museums annual meeting, Farmers Branch, TX. 2012.
“And Other Duties as Assigned: Prioritizing Collections Management in Small Museums.” American Association of Museums annual meeting, Houston, TX. 2011.

“Security Issues in Small Museums.” American Association of Museums annual meeting, Houston, TX. 2011.
“Discover Your Inner Designer: Creating Great Exhibit Labels on the Cheap.” Texas Association of Museums annual meeting, Irving, TX. 2011.
“Digitizing in a Universal Language: the Train to Share Projects.” Texas Association of Museums annual meeting, Irving, TX. 2011.
“More than You Paid for: Working with Volunteers and Interns.” Texas Association of Museums annual meeting, Irving, TX. 2011.
"Advice for Careers in Small Museums."  Guest speaker for UT Information School student group (Artex), Austin, TX.  2010.
"Careers in Museums, Galleries and Libraries."  Panel speaker for Southwestern University Career Center, Georgetown, TX.  2010.
“Not Just for Museums: Caring for Historic Artifacts.” Presentation to Texas Library Association District III, Georgetown, TX. 2007.


Selected HABS Documentation:


Worley, Lisa E., “U.S. Naval Air Station, Servant's Quarters Q-4C, Q-4 North Avenue, Pensacola, Escambia County, FL,” HABS FL-506. 2005.
Worley, Lisa E., “U.S. Naval Air Station, Aircraft Hangar, Radford Boulevard, Pensacola, Escambia County, FL,” HABS FL-501. 2005.
Worley, Lisa E., “U.S. Naval Air Station, Brig-Correctional Center, 528 South Avenue, Pensacola, Escambia County, FL,” HABS FL-503. 2005.
Worley, Lisa E., “U.S. Naval Air Station, Aircraft Overhaul & Repair, Pensacola, Escambia County, FL,” HABS FL-500. 2005.
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