Grand Rapids Historical Commission

Organization in Charge of This Board

Grand Rapids Public Library

About the Board

Here's a quick look at the Grand Rapids Historical Commission:

  • Collects the City's historical data and source materials
  • Compiles the City's current history

 Apply for Boards and Commissions

  • 13 members
  • One member may be the Museum Director of the City of Grand Rapids
  • You must have active involvement in the field of history or knowledgeable of local history
  • Members are appointed by the Mayor with City Commission approval on the first Monday in January

 

 

 There are no specific requirements for serving on this board, applicants only need to have a passion for history and the City of Grand Rapids!

Term Limit

Each member's term is for 3 years

Gary F. Korreck

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 01/06/2020

Diana E. Barrett 

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends:1/7/2019

Candace Chivis

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends:1/7/2019

Matthew Daley

Mayoral Appointment
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021

Timothy Gloege

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 01/06/2020 

Thomas R. Dilley

Mayoral Appointment
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 01/06/2020

Alexander Forist

Mayoral Appointment
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021

Mary Christine Byron

Mayoral Appointment
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 1/7/2019

Thomas Logan

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 01/06/2020

Rebecca Smith-Hoffman

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021

Eric Washington

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends:1/4/2021

Thomas R. Wilson

Mayoral Appointment
Non-Resident
Term Ends: 1/7/2019

Donald Van Stee

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 01/06/2020