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State Historical Resources Commission

The State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC) is a nine-member state review board, appointed by the Governor, with responsibilities for the identification, registration, and preservation of California's cultural heritage. Five members of the SHRC shall be recognized professionals in the disciplines of history, pre-historic archaeology, historical archaeology, architectural history, and restoration architecture. One member shall be knowledgeable in ethnic history; one member shall be knowledgeable in Folklife; and two members shall represent the public or possess expertise in fields that the Governor deems necessary or desirable to enable the Commission to carry out its responsibilities. Commissioners serve in their appointed positions until such time that they resign or are replaced. The State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) serves as Executive Secretary to the SHRC. The SHRC meets four times per year and welcomes public attendance and participation. 

Meeting Schedule and Notices  
Meeting Minutes 
Pending Nominations


Bryan K. Brandes
Public Member
Temple City

Marshall McKay
Marshall McKay

Alberto Bertoli, AIA
Alberto Bertoli, AIA
San Francisco

Elizabeth Edwards Harris
Elizabeth Edwards Harris
Architectural History
Los Angeles

Historian and
Historical Archaeology
(Awaiting appointments by the Governor)

rick moss
Rick Moss
Ethnic History

David Phoenix
David Phoenix
Public Member
Los Angeles

Adrian Praetzellis, PhD
Adrian Praetzellis, Ph.D.
Prehistoric Archaeology
Santa Rosa