Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board

Michigan Iron Industry Museum

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board advises the Michigan Department of Natural Resources on policies, plans and programs concerning the Michigan Iron Industry Museum. It supports education programs and public use of the facility. The members of the commission are appointed by the governor.

Advisory Board Members

  • Justin Carlson, Negaunee, representing the Township of Negaunee
  • Joseph Derocha, Champion, representing the Marquette County Board of Commissioners
  • Michael A. Gregory, Ishpeming, representing the general public
  • Susan Hornbogen, President, Marquette, representing the general public
  • Allan E. Koski, Negaunee, representing the mineral industry
  • Victoria Leonhardt, Marquette, representing the general public
  • Gregory S. Montgomery, Negaunee, representing the general public
  • James R. Paquette, Negaunee, representing the City of Negaunee
  • Charles M. Swanson, Marquette, representing Marquette Area History Center

2019 Meeting Schedule

The public is invited to attend the advisory board's bimonthly meetings. Meetings begin at 3 p.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum. Meeting dates can be confirmed by telephoning the museum at 906-475-7857. People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in these meetings should contact the Michigan Iron Industry Museum one week in advance. 

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles west of Marquette. Read more Michigan Iron Industry Museum visitor information.

  • February 19
  • April 16
  • June 18 - canceled
  • August 20
  • October 15
  • December 17
Updated 10/11/2019