Michigan Historical Commission

Michigan Historical Commission, Dec. 2013, left to right: Sandra Clark, Thomas Truscott, Richard G. Micka, Brian James Egen,John (Jack) M. Dempsey, Kimberly S. Johnson,Larry J. Wagenaar, Joseph Calvaruso, Michael W. Ranville, Margaret Musser Cunningham

The Michigan Historical Commission advises the director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and approves Michigan Historical Markers. The governor appoints commission members to four-year terms.

Michigan Historical Commission Members

  • Laura Rose Ashlee, Okemos
  • Joseph Calvaruso,Galesburg
  • Timothy Chester,;Grand Rapids
  • Brian James Egen,;Monroe
  • Delia M. Fernandez,Lansing
  • Eric P. Hemenway,Harbor Springs
  • Susan A. Safford,Mackinaw City
  • Thomas Truscott,Lansing
  • Larry J. Wagenaar,Ada
  • Sandra S. Clark, Secretary,Director, Michigan History Center

Michigan Historical Commission Meeting Schedule and Agendas

Unless noted, all meetings begin at 10 a.m. in the Commission Room of the Michigan Library and Historical Center and are open to the public. Meeting agendas will be posted here in PDF format as they become available. The Michigan Library and Historical Center is located at 702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing. Visitor parking is on the north side of Kalamazoo Street, two blocks east of M. L. King Jr. Boulevard.

  • February 7
  • April 18
  • June date, time and location TBD
  • September 19 at Mann House (205 Hanover St., Concord, MI)
  • November 14

Commission Documents

Programs and Initiatives

Updated 01/12/19