Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee

Michigan's Great Lakes bottomlands are the final resting place of hundreds of shipwrecks—the cold, fresh waters of the lakes preserve these time capsules of our heritage. A national marine sanctuary and 13 state-designated underwater preserves protect and interpret them.

Committee Members

  • Chris Antieau, DEGLE Representative
  • Ron Bloomfield, Kawkawlin
  • Joseph Bower, Kalamazoo
  • Sandra Clark, DNR Representative
  • Jeremiah Edson, Traverse City
  • Stephen Kroll, Rogers City
  • Wayne Lusardi, Alpena
  • Nathan Murphy, Ann Arbor
  • David Shaw, DNR Law Enforcement

2021 Meeting Schedule and Agendas

The Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee meets quarterly in the Michigan Library and Historical Center. All meetings begin at 1 p.m. in the Commission Room (fifth floor, east wing) and are open to the public. Meeting agendas in PDF format will be posted here 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.

Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be available on this page for one year after each meeting date. All meeting minutes are listed in reverse date order, with the most recent meeting first. Click on the date of a meeting to download the minutes in PDF format.

Updated 10/28/2021