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Patrick Zollner

Acting Executive Director
Kansas Historical Society

Patrick ZollnerPatrick Zollner was appointed acting executive director of the Kansas Historical Society in May 2022.

Zollner has served as Cultural Resources Division director since July 2006, and deputy State Historic Preservation officer. He joined the Historical Society in February 2004 as an architectural historian serving as a coordinator for the National Register and historic survey.

He was a preservation consultant and board member and vice president of the Arkansas Historical Association from 1995 to 2003. He worked for the Arkansas State Historic Preservation Office from 1990 to 1998 as an architectural historian.

A native of Marmaduke, Arkansas, Zollner graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Arkansas in 1989.

Jennie Chinn, former executive director

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