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Vicki Elaine Sopher, American appraiser. Certified in appraisal courses George Washington University, 2004. Member American Association Museum, Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, American Association State and Local History, Victorian Society of America (board directors), American Society Appraisers.

Background

Sopher, Vicki Elaine was born on May 22, 1943 in Streator, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Donald Bird and Thelma Elsie (Saxton) Watson.

Education

Associate of Arts, Northern Virginia Community College, 1973. Bachelor, American University, 1976. Master of Science, Bank State College Education, 1986.

Certified, Getty Museum Management Institute, 1998.

Career

Administrative assistant Decatur & Wilson House, Washington, 1977-1981. Assistant director Decatur House/National Trust for History Preservation, 1981-1984, director, 1984-1995. Executive director Hammond-Harwood House Association, Annapolis, Maryland, 1996-1998.

Curator National American Red Cross, Washington, 1999—2004. President Vintage Appraisals, Inc., Tampa, Florida, since 2005. Consultant; founder, president Historic House Museum Metropolitan Washington.

Achievements

  • Certified in appraisal courses George Washington University, 2004.

Membership

Member American Association Museum, Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, American Association State and Local History, Victorian Society of America (board directors), American Society Appraisers.

Connections

Married Terry Ray Senior, January 20, 1962 (divorced July 1982). 1 child, Terry Ray Junior.

father:
Donald Bird Watson

mother:
Thelma Elsie (Saxton) Watson

spouse:
Terry Ray Senior

child:
Terry Ray Junior Sopher