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Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to Michigan Historical Commission

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Brian Egen, of Monroe, to the Michigan Historical Commission.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the seven-member board serves as a central advisory body for historical records planning and National Historical Publications and Records Commission-funded projects in the state.

“Brian has been a strong asset to the council and has done great work to preserve Michigan’s rich history. I think him for his continued willingness to serve,” Snyder said.

Egen is executive producer at The Henry Ford. He has nearly 30 years of work experience in the public history field. Egen serves on the Monroe County Historical Commission and chairs Michigan’s Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee. Egen earned a bachelor’s degree in history and public administration from Eastern Michigan University. He continues to represent the general public.

Egen will serve a four-year term expiring May 21, 2019. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.