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The Alabama Historical Commission is the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s historic buildings and sites. Created by an act of the state legislature in 1966, it consists of 21 appointed members who represent a broad cross section of Alabamians. Architects, historians, archaeologists, and representatives of Alabama’s universities are members of the AHC.

Click here for Commission Board meeting times, dates and locations.

Members of the Alabama Historical Commission

Chairman
Dr. John Schmidt
Troy University

Vice Chair
Dr. Karen Rogers
Auburn University

Secretary
Ann Bedsole
Member-at-Large

Treasurer
William F. Denson III
Business Council of Alabama

Daniel D. Bennett
American Institute of Architects

Honorable Robert Bentley
Governor of Alabama

Dr. Jim Day
University of Montevallo

Dr. Ralph Draughon, Jr.
Alabama Historical Association

Dr. Shirley Foster
University of Alabama

Barbara Patton
Historic Chattahoochee Commission

Trey Granger
Member-at-Large

N. Gunter Guy, Jr.
Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

Mike Hubbard
Speaker of the House 

Kay Ivey
Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

Katherine Lynn
State Building Commission

Dale Townsend
Member-at-Large

Diane McCool 
Alabama Farmers Federation

Steve Murray
Alabama Department of Archives & History

Elizabeth Sanders
University of South Alabama

Lee Sentell
Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel

Dr. Craig Sheldon
Alabama Archaeological Society

This web site has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.  This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to:

Office of Equal Opportunity

National Park Service
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20240



 

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