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Tulare Historical Museum Staff

Chris Harrell

Chris Harrell

Executive Director-Curator

Tulare native Chris Harrell is the Executive Director-Curator of the Tulare Historical Museum. Chris coordinates the Museum's extensive historical collections, Tom Hennion Archives Center, as well as the Heritage Art Gallery, and is responsible for the A fourth generation Tularean, maternal and paternal, Chris first began volunteering with the Museum in 1994. During that time, he assisted in the formation of the Bob Mathias and Sim Iness Olympic Collections, as well as the Military History Wing and its Manuel Toledo Military Collection. Chris became Museum Curator in 2013. Chris' background includes being an educator and coach, project manager and event coordinator. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served in the Security Forces field for eight years.

Terry Brazil

Terry Brazil

Museum Director

Terry Brazil is the Museum Director at the Tulare Historical Museum, and has been with the Museum since 1994, serving as both Administrative Assistant, and most recently as Executive Director. Originally from Glendale, CA, Terry graduated from Glendale Community College and then moved to Tulare in 1959. Her previous work experiences have been with Bank of America and the law office of Joe Soares.