Historical Commission

Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of the month
  • Hanover County Administration Building
    Planning Department Conference Room
    2nd Floor
    7516 County Complex Road
    Hanover, VA 23069

Members

  • Tamera Billups, Ashland District Representative
    Phone: 804-550-0988
    Email Tamera Billups
  • Dr. Robert Bluford, Historic Polegreen Church Representative
    Phone: 804-266-6186
  • Beryl Carter, Black Heritage Society Representative
    Phone: 804-798-5980
  • Claudia Cheely, Planning Staff
    Phone: 804-365-6171
    Email Claudia Cheely
  • Marla Coleman, Scotchtown DAR/Church Quarter
    Phone: 804-338-0588
    Email Marla Coleman
  • Sean Davis, Board of Supervisors Representative
    Phone: 804-730-5648
    Email Sean Davis
  • David Deal, Hanover Tavern Foundation Representative
    Phone: 804-537-5050
    Email David Deal
  • Wanda Garrett, Cold Harbor District Representative
    Phone: 804-746-3600
    Email Wanda Garrett
  • Gary Henley, Montpelier Center for Arts and Education
    Phone: 804-752-1015
    Email Gary Henley
  • Lyn Hodnett, Hanover APVA Representative Phone: 804-798-4149
    Email Lyn Hodnett
  • Nancy Jett, Beaverdam Depot Representative
    Phone: 804-449-6993
    Email Nancy Jett
  • James Kastelburg, Historic Courthouse Area Advisory Committee Representative
    Phone: 804-537-5461
    Email James Kastelburg
  • Judith Lowery, Page Memorial Library Representative
    Phone: 804-798-1956
    Email Judith Lowery
  • Edgar Martindale, South Anna District Representative
    Phone: 804-749-3347
    Email Edgar Martindale
  • Vanessa Marenco, Chickahominy District Representative
    Phone: 804-550-2721
    Email Vanessa Marenco
  • Donald Pleasants, Hanover Civic League Representative
    Phone: 804-227-4140
    Email Donald Pleasants
  • Rudolph, Mechanicsville District Representative
    Phone: 804-640-1982
    Email Patricia Rudolph
  • David Ruth, National Park Service Representative
    Phone: 804-771-2808
    Email David Ruth
  • Natalie Schermerhorn, Beaverdam District Representative
    Phone: 804-798-3883
  • Charles Schmetzer, Henry District Representative
    Phone: 804-746-4218
    Email Charles Schmetzer
  • Faye Wade, Historic Society Representative Phone: 804-537-5081
  • Vacant, Architectural Review Board Representative

Terms of Service


2-year terms

1 member of the Board of Supervisors, 1 member representing each of the 7 magisterial districts in the county, 1 representative from each of the selected historical organizations in the county and 1 staff member

Purpose


The Historical Commission serves as a consultative and advisory body for the Board of Supervisors and other county commissions, agencies and departments on the preservation and promotion of the county's historic heritage.

Scope


The commission reviews zoning requests which may have the potential to impact surveyed historic resources, assists with the preparation and update of the Comprehensive Plan, Section 6 Historic Resources–Heritage Tourism and serves as the contact and decision making authority for the Hanover County Preservation Grants program (subject to available funding).

Type


Citizen, Board