Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board Members

The Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board is appointed by the Governor. The Board reviews and approves each national register nomination prior to submission to the Keeper of the National Register; has appellate jurisdiction under the Local Historic Districts Act, as amended, and provides general advice, guidance, and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Office on matters related to historic preservation.

The board is composed of professionals in the fields of architecture, American history, architectural history, cultural geography, prehistoric and historic archaeology, historic preservation, and related disciplines. The current board includes the following members:

Brian Rebain, AIA, Board Chair
Architect, Kraemer Design Group
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Field of Expertise: Architecture, Historic Architecture

Rhonda Baker
Historic Preservation Specialist, City of Grand Rapids
Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Field of Expertise: Historic Preservation

Kemba S. Braynon, AIA
Architect, Quinn Evans Architects
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Field of Expertise: Historic Architecture

Sally Bund
Archivist, ret.
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Field of Expertise: Architectural History

Dale Allen Gyure, PhD
Professor of Architecture, Lawrence Technological University
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Field of Expertise: Architecture

Misty Jackson, PhD
Principal, Arbre Croche Cultural Resources
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Field of Expertise: Historical Archaeology

Janet Kreger
Historic preservation professional, ret.
Term Expires: December 31, 2021
Field of Expertise: Architectural History

Krysta Ryzewski, PhD
Associate Professor, Anthropology, Wayne State University
Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Field of Expertise: Archaeology

Grace A. M. Smith, AIA
Principal, Designsmiths
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Field of Expertise: Historic Architecture
 

 

Review board meetings typically are held triannually (January, May, and September).

Questions for the Review Board can be directed to preservation@michigan.gov, or 517-373-1630.