2021 Docent Meeting
California Missions and Presidios Docent Meeting
Successfully Presented Virtually by California Missions Foundation
Held on Thursday, February 11, 2021, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On Thursday, February, 11, Docents from the throughout the state took center stage as CMF brought this important group together for the third straight year to discuss challenges and successes in their endeavors bringing the Mission and Presidio story to countless visitors, tourists and students. Hospitality, Covid, and Virtual Tours will be among the topics.
All Mission and Presidio Docents, as well as those from other related historic sites, were invited to attend this meeting free of charge. More than 50 docents registered and participated.
A chance for each participant to introduce themselves, their site and briefly update the group regarding the challenges and successes during Covid.
Docents: Their Important Role
At every historic site, docents are vital to the experience, telling the story from Missions to Presidios, including Indians, Franciscans and Soldados. CMF board member Donna Friess volunteers as a docent at Mission San Juan Capistrano. She is chairing the committee planning the upcoming Docents Roundtable, and shares her story as a docent, "You are old but you are fast!"