Tennessee Historical Commission
Meeting Details: (Revised 03/23/2023)
No meeting scheduled for April 2023
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.
|Mrs. Derita Coleman Williams, Chair||06-30-2027|
|Mrs. Beth Campbell, Vice-Chair||06-30-2027|
|Mr. Sam D. Elliott, Vice-Chair||05-31-2025|
|Ex Officio Members||Representation|
|Mr. Alec Richardson||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|
|Mrs. Loni Harris
|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||07-07-2025||West Tennessee|
|Mr. Reggie Mudd||06-30-2024||Middle Tennessee|
|Mr. Dan Pomeroy||09-30-2024||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||11-15-2025||Middle Tennessee|
|Mrs. Doris McMillan||07-07-2025||Middle Tennessee|
|Mr. Allen F. Carter||09-30-2026||East Tennessee|
|Dr. William E. Kennedy||09-30-2023||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|
October 21, 2022
September 16, 2022
June 17, 2022
April 22, 2022
February 18, 2022
October 8, 2021
August 19, 2021
June 18, 2021
May 7, 2021
March 9, 2021
- Meeting Video - Part II (from February, 18, 2021)
- Meeting Notice
- Waiver petition from the City of Knoxville, received on November 20, 2020.
On November 20, 2020 the Tennessee Historical Commission received a Petition for Waiver concerning a historical marker located on Market Square.
- Waiver petition from Williamson County, received on November 5, 2020.
On November 5, 2020 the Tennessee Historical Commission received a Petition for Waiver concerning the Williamson County Seal.
- Waiver petition from the State Capitol Commission, received on August 14, 2020.
On August 14, 2020 the Tennessee Historical Commission received a Petition for Waiver concerning the busts of Nathan Bedford Forrest, David Glasgow Farragut and Albert Gleaves, located on the second floor of the Tennessee State Capitol.
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
- Agenda with call in information
- Determination of Necessity
- Tennessee Heritage Protection Act Complaint
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.
|To contact commission members, email Ask.THC@tn.gov|
Tennessee Historical Commission
Dept. of Environment & Conservation
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