State Historic Preservation Review Board

The Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board is appointed by the Governor. The Board reviews and approves each national register nomination prior to submission to the Keeper of the National Register; has appellate jurisdiction under the Local Historic Districts Act, as amended, and provides general advice, guidance and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Office on matters related to historic preservation.


The board is composed of professionals in the fields of architecture, American history, architectural history, cultural geography, prehistoric and historic archaeology, historic preservation and related disciplines


Click here to access the Historic Preservation Review Board homepage and meeting information



Executive Order No. 2007-53


Contact Information


Todd Walsh
Interim National Register Coordinator
Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
Phone: (517) 373-1630
Fax: (517) 335-0348




Rhonda Baker, Caledonia

Represents historic preservation
Term ends 12/31/17


Theodore J. Ligibel

Represents architectural history
Term ends 12/31/17

Kemba Braynon, Ypsilanti
Represents historical architecture
Term ends 12/31/18

Sally Bund, Ann Arbor
Represents historic restoration
Term ends 12/31/18


Brian Rebain, Detroit

Represents historical architecture

Term ends 12/31/19


Grace Smith, Rockford

Represents historic preservation architecture

Term ends 12/31/19


Misty Jackson, Leslie

Represents historic archaeology

Term ends 12/31/20


Krysta Ryzewski, Ypsilanti

Represents historical archaeologist 

Term ends 12/31/20


Dale Gyure, Farmington Hills

Represents architectural history

Term ends 12/31/20