Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

The Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 is charged with encouraging, planning, and developing activities, events, programs, observances and services appropriate to commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. The commission will enlist the support of private citizens, businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities in the planning and promotion of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812; in encouraging private citizens, businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities to organize and participate in War of 1812 Bicentennial activities; and in researching and promoting the development of cultural, historical, and economic development opportunities in connection with the War of 1812 Bicentennial.

 

Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Homepage

 

Statute

 

Executive Order 2007-51

 

Contact Information


Phil Porter
Director
Macknac State Historic Parks
Phone: (231) 436-4100

Fax: (231) 436-4210

Email: porterp@michigan.gov 

 

Members

 

Brian L. Dunnigan, Grass Lake

Interim director/curator of maps and head of research and publications at the William L. Clements Library for the University of Michigan
Term expires 12/31/11

 

Richard G. Micka, Monroe

Co-Chairman of the Monroe County War of 1812 Bicentennial Experiential Tourism Subcommittee, chairman of the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance and retired vice-president of La-Z-Boy Incorporated

Term expires 12/31/11

 

George A. Zimmermann, Okemos

Vice-President of Travel Michigan

Term expires 12/31/11

 

Robert A. Bury, Grosse Pointe Park

Executive director and chief executive officer of the Detroit Historical Society

Term expires 12/31/12

 

David C. Hales, Farmington Hills

Social studies consultant for the Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency
term expires 12/31/12

 

Molly A. Luempert-Coy, Saline

Regional manager of DTE Energy

Term expires 12/31/12

 

James A. McConnell, Livonia

Special projects coordinator and news editor of the Michigan Council for History Education

Term expires 12/31/12

 

Russell M. Magnaghi, Deerton

Term expires 12/31/13

 

Eric P. Hemenway, Harbor Springs

Representing Native American Tribes

Term expires 12/31/13

 

Dennis E. Moore, Dearborn

Public affairs officer for the consulate general of Canada

Term expires 12/31/13

 

Ralph T. Naveaux, Monroe

Retired director emeritus of the Monroe County Historical Museum and chairman of the Monroe County War of 1812 Bicentennial Steering Committee

Term expires 12/31/14

 

Phil Porter, Cheboygan

Director of the Mackinac Island State Historic Parks

Term expires 12/31/14

 

James E. Spurr, Portage

President of the board of directors of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society

Term expires 12/31/14