About the Michigan Historical Commission
The Michigan Historical Commission has been the public arm of state history programs since 1913. It advises the director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and approves Michigan Historical Markers. The governor appoints commission members to four-year terms.
The members of the Michigan Historical Commission also serve as members of the Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee.
Michigan Historical Commission Members:
Joan Frear Capuano
Grosse Pointe Farms
John M. Dempsey
Brian James Egen
Kimberly S. Johnson
Richard G. Micka
Larry J. Wagenaar
Sandra S. Clark, Secretary
Director, Michigan Historical Center