Michigan Historical Commission

Michigan Library and Historical Center building, viewed from the circle drive off Kalamazoo Street.

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, Bloomfield Hills
  • 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. 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. The building and visitor parking are on the north side of Kalamazoo Street, two blocks east of M. L. King Jr. Boulevard.

2020 Meetings

  • February 13
    Board Room
    Michigan Library and Historical Center
  • April 30
    Location TBD
  • June or July date TBD
    Mackinac State Historic Parks
    Post Hospital Board Room
    7029 Huron Rd.
    Mackinac Island 49757
  • September 3
    Location TBD
  • November 19
    Commission Room
    Michigan Library and Historical Center

Commission Documents

Programs and Initiatives

Updated 12/27/2019