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About the Foundation

The Hemet Heritage Foundation exists as a local organization whose primary focus is the San Jacinto Valley, its rich history and its broad inventory of buildings, homes, scenic attractions, its Museum exhibits and other points of interest.  The Hemet Heritage Foundation owns and operates the Santa Fe Depot property and the Hemet Museum.

The membership of this non-profit organization is dedicated to the mission of preserving and protecting our area's past so as to imbue in both young and old alike, continued appreciation and reverence for this unique and remarkable place.


Hemet Heritage Foundation

Board of Directors


  • Darlene Ramirez — Interim President, Museum Office Manager

  • Diane Boss — Vice President Special Projects and Public Relations

  • Susan Weeks — Treasurer

  • Anne Jennings — Director at Large, Emerita Curator 

  • Brian Christie — Secretary


Board of Directors

  • Sandy Kasper — Director at Large, Director of School Tours 

  • Mimi Milholland — Director at Large

  • Scott Hudson — Director at Large

  • Bob Chaparro — Director at Large

Advisory Members

  • Linda Krupa — Liaison, City of Hemet

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