Tennessee Historical Commission

Meeting Details: (Revised 02/08/2024)

February 16, 2024 - 9:00 AM CDT
In-Person & Virtual WebEx

Sumner County School Offices
695 East Main St.
Gallatin, TN 37066

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Supporting Documents

2023 Meeting Dates

February 17
April 21 - Cancelled
June 16
August 18 - If Necessary
October 13 - Bylaws Committee
October 20
November 16 - Bylaws Committee
November 28 - Bylaws Committee
December 19 - Bylaws Committee

2024 Meeting Dates

January 10 - Monuments & Markers Committee
January 16 and 17 - Executive Committee
January 25 - Executive Committee
January 30 - Merit Award Committee
February 6 - Foundation Committee
February 16
April 26
June 21
August 16 - If Necessary
October 18


Board Characteristics

The Tennessee Historical Commission board is commissioned under T.C.A. 4-11-102. The statute authorizing this board expires June 30, 2025 and the one-year wind-down begins. 

The board is composed of twenty-nine members: 5 Ex Officio members plus 24 members appointed by the Governor for terms of five years.  Appointed membership is equally divided among the three grand divisions of the state.  Appointed members whose current terms have expired, serve until reappointed or replaced.

Members include:

Officers Term Expires  
Mrs. Derita Coleman Williams, Chair  06-30-2027  
Mrs. Doris McMillan, Vice-Chair 07-07-2025  
Dr. William E. Kennedy, Vice-Chair 01-25-2026  
     
Ex Officio Members   Representation
Mr. Christian Potucek   Governor's Representative
Mr. Gerald Parish   Comm. of Environment and Conservation Rep.
Mr. Phil Hodge   State Archaeologist
Dr. Caroll Van West   State Historian
Mr. James Ritter   State Librarian and Archivist
     
Members Term Expires Representation
Mrs. Loni Harris
09-30-2024
West Tennessee
Dr. Keith Norman 09-30-2025 West Tennessee
Mrs. Beverly C. Robertson 09-30-2025 West Tennessee
Ms. Laura Todd 06-30-2026 West Tennessee
Mr. Brad Grantham 09-30-2027 West Tennessee
Mr. Don Roe 09-30-2022 West Tennessee
Mr. James Haywood 01-03-2028 West Tennessee
Mr. Reggie Mudd 06-15-2027 Middle Tennessee
Mr. Dan Pomeroy 06-15-2027 Middle Tennessee
Dr. Kent T. Dollar 09-30-2025 Middle Tennessee
Mr. Jeremy Harrell 09-30-2025 Middle Tennessee
Mr. Kem Hinton 10-15-2025 Middle Tennessee
Ms. Ann Toplovich 02-04-2026 Middle Tennessee
Mrs. Beth Campbell 06-30-2027 Middle Tennessee
Mr. Allen F. Carter 09-30-2026 East Tennessee
Mr. Sam D. Elliott 05-31-2025 East Tennessee
Mr. Hanes Torbett 11-15-2025 East Tennessee
Dr. William Lyons 02-28-2026 East Tennessee
Ms. Susan Williams 02-28-2026 East Tennessee
Mr. Ray Smith 10-31-2026 East Tennessee
Mr. Kelly Wolfe 02-11-2024 East Tennessee

Past Meetings

February 16, 2024

February 6, 2024 - Foundation Committee

January 30, 2024 - Merit Award Committee

January 25, 2024 - Executive Committee

January 16 and 17, 2024 - Executive Committee

January 10, 2024 - Monuments & Markers Committee Meeting

December 19, 2023 - Bylaws Committee Meeting

November 28, 2023 - Bylaws Committee Meeting

November 16, 2023 - Bylaws Committee Meeting

October 20, 2023

October 13, 2023 - Bylaws Committee Meeting

September 29, 2023 - Monuments & Marker Committee Meeting

August 21, 2023

June 16, 2023

June 5, 2023

February 17, 2023

October 8, 2021

August 19, 2021

June 18, 2021

May 7, 2021

March 9, 2021

February 18, 2021

December 4, 2020 - Special Meeting

November 6, 2020 - Special Meeting

October 16, 2020

July 24, 2020 - Special Meeting

July 10, 2020

March 27, 2020

February 21, 2020

January 23, 2020 - Special Hearing

Special Meeting Held on March 13, 2019

This meeting was held for the consideration of the Denial of Petition for Reconsideration by Judge Hilliard in the matter of Forrest Descendants and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Docket No. 04.47-1509371. This meeting was held by teleconference.

 


Contacts
To contact commission members, email Ask.THC@tn.gov
Linda Wynn
Board Contact
Linda.Wynn@tn.gov
Patrick McIntyre
Executive Director
Tennessee Historical Commission
Dept. of Environment & Conservation
Patrick.McIntyre@tn.gov

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