Historical Committee

What is the Historical Committee?
The Historical Committee members serve as the preservers of historical artifacts that are specific to the City of Berkley. Committee members recommend and implement various approaches to educate residents about the city's history through educational and cultural activities. The Historical Museum is located within City Hall, 3338 Coolidge Highway.

Click here to visit the Museum's page!

Who We Are.
Committee members are appointed by the City Council and serve a three-year term.

 Board Member  Term Expires
 Dale Carlson  July 2024
 Jason Cauley  July 2026
 Mary-Catherine Mueller  July 2026
 Kyle Grimm  July 2024
 Rachel Patterson  July 2024
 Steven Patterson  July 2026
 Susan Richardson (Chairperson)  July 2026
 Glenn Ellan Rubright  July 2026
 Dorothy Bennoune  July 2026
 Shirley Hansen  July 2024
 Don Callihan  July 2024
 Kathy Schmeling  July 2025
 Jeff Tong (Vice-Chair)  July 2026
Clarence Black  July 2026


Council Liaison: Steve Baker
Staff Liaison: Matt Baumgarten

When Can You Attend a Meeting?
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Meeting Location: 2nd Floor Public Safety Conference Room, 2395 Twelve Mile Road

2024 Meeting Dates:

  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 12
  • April 30*
  • May 14
  • June 11 (Cancelled) 
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
* Date Subjected to change

To view the enabling legislation for the Historical Committee, click here. To view agendas and minutes, click here
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