Director, Meetings and Administrative Operations, 1981–2016

Sharon Tune received her BA, summa cum laude, in history, political science, and English from the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, and her JD from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Sharon served as head of the Administration Department and as senior staff assistant to the Association’s Professional Division, the Nominating Committee, and the Committee on Committees. In addition, she administered copyright matters for the Association and the Award for Scholarly Distinction, oversaw the annual election of AHA officers, and served on the in-house editorial board for Perspectives on History. As Director, Meetings she negotiated annual meeting contracts and oversaw general administration for the annual meeting, including editing the Program.