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Historic Sites Board of Review

Historic Sites Board of Review 2018The Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review is a group of 11 professionals from various fields that meets quarterly to review and recommend nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and the Register of Historic Kansas Places, and award preservation planning and rehabilitation grants. As prescribed by the Kansas Historic Preservation Act of 1977 (K.S.A. 75-2719), the board is comprised of the following members: the governor or the governor's designee, the state historic preservation officer or such officer's designee, and nine members appointed by the governor for three-year terms. At least one member must be professionally qualified in each of the following disciplines: architecture, history, prehistoric archeology, historical archeology, and architectural history. 


Jennie Chinn, State Historic Preservation Officer
Gregory Schneider, Topeka, historian, chair
Vacant, governor's designee
Sharron Hamilton, Salina, public member
Tim Hersh, Topeka, public member
Kathryn Herzog, Wichita, public member
John W. Hoopes, Lawrence, archeologist
Joseph Johnson, Wichita, architect
Laura Murphy, Topeka, archeologist
David H. Sachs, Manhattan, architectural historian
Toni Stewart, Topeka, public member

Quarterly Meetings
The Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review meets quarterly in the Kansas Historical Society's museum classrooms, and the public is welcome to attend. See this link for the nomination deadlines. The 2019 HSBR dates are May 4, August 3, and November 16. For additional information, please contact the Cultural Resources Division at 785-272-8681, ext. 240.

The February 9th meeting has been canceled. Items will be heard on May 4th. 

August 3, 2019 Meeting
Agenda & Nominations

Useful Links 
National Register Bulletin:  How to Complete the NR Form
National Register Bulletin:  How to Apply the NR Criteria for Evaluation