Advocacy Alert

The Michigan legislature returns to session on September 7th. Upon their return, the legislature will enter what is commonly known as the “lame duck” session. House Bill 5232 and Senate Bill 720, the legislation which amends the local historic district act, can be voted on until session has ended for the year. We must remain vigilant by contacting your legislators indicating your continued opposition for the legislation. Please contact your legislators both in the House and Senate via email, phone or written note. You can find your legislators contact information by visiting http://house.michigan.gov/mhrpublic/ and http://www.senate.michigan.gov/fysbyaddress.html .

Board Members and Staff


Nancy Finegood, Lansing
Executive Director
517-371-8080
Email Nancy Finegood

Amanda Reintjes, Greater Michigan
MHPN/NTHP Field Representative
906-250-6301
Email Amanda Reintjes

Ellen Thackery, Southeast Michigan
MHPN/NTHP Field Representative
313-575-5215
Email Ellen Thackery

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Jennifer Reinhardt, Detroit
MHPN/NTHP Preservation Specialist
313-742-5757
Email Jennifer Reinhardt

Katie Large, Lansing
Assistant to the Director
517-371-9975
Email Katie Large

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Xiaohan Bao, Lansing
Historic Properties Coordinator
517-371-8080
Email Xiaohan Bao

Gary Scheuren, Lansing
MHPN Programs Director
517-582-5192
Gary Scheuren

OFFICERS

Ruth E. Mills, Ypsilanti
President
Awards Committee Chair

Dave Varney,

South Haven
Vice-President

Katie Kolokithas, Brighton
Secretary

Denise McGeen, Detroit
Treasurer
Membership Chair

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Nancy Villa Bryk, Ann Arbor
Education Committee Chair

Ken Czapski, Marquette

Mike Kirk, Dearborn
Revolving Fund Committee Chair

Janet Kreger, Ann Arbor
Development Committee Chair

Karen Nagher, Detroit
Historic Resource Council Committee Chair

DIRECTORS

Dawn Bilobran, Detroit

Christine Bowman, Jonesville

Ron Campbell, Flint

Cheryl Early, Plymouth

Richard Hosey, Detroit

Tim Hunnicutt, Dewitt

Juanita Jones, Detroit

Richard Karp, Lansing

Gary Rentrop, Bloomfield Hills

Chip Windisch, Grand Rapids