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Snyder makes appointments, reappointment to State Historic Preservation Review Board

Thursday, January 24, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced two appointments and one reappointment to the Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board.

As part of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, the nine-member board provides general advice, guidance and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Office on matters related to historic preservation.


"Historic preservation is vital to maintaining and enhancing the communities of the Great Lakes State," said Snyder. "These appointees bring outstanding experience to the board and I am confident they will effectively serve in these roles."   



Fiona Greenland, of Ann Arbor, is a sociology Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan. She previously served as a policy fellow for the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce and as a lecturer in classical archaeology and curatorial assistant at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Greenland holds a bachelor's degree in classical studies from the University of Michigan. She will represent historic archaeology and replaces Scott Beld.


Dale Gyure, of Farmington Hills, is an associate professor of architecture at Lawrence Technological University and adjunct associate professor of art history at Wayne State University. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Ball State University in Indiana, a law degree from the University of Indiana and a master's degree and Ph.D. in American and modern architecture, both from the University of Virginia. Gyure will represent architectural history and replaces Carolyn Loeb.



Jennifer Radcliff, of Clarkston, is principal of Preservation Advantage Consultants. She previously served as president, director and secretary of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. Radcliff serves on various boards and commissions, including the Oakland County Business Roundtable Quality of Life Committee and Oakland County Historical Commission. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Wheaton College in Illinois. Radcliff will continue to represent historic preservation.


Appointees will serve four-year terms that expire Dec. 31, 2016, and their appointments are not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.