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    Authority 
         City Charter, Title XIV City Code Sec. 1.351


    Purpose
         The Board was created to have custody, management and control of the City's Public Museum and of
          the property and assets belonging to it.  The Board has the responsibility to appoint, employ,
         supervise and compensate such employees as it deems appropriate.  It is to be both the head of the
         Museum department and the special purpose body with authority to manage the Museum
         independently. 
         The Board consists of five (5) members with the President, Vice-President and Secretary elected
         annually. 
         The membership is composed of community leaders with a demonstrated knowledge or
         interest in some aspect of social, cultural and/or natural history.


    Appointment
         Members are appointed by the City Commission on the first Monday in January.

    Residency Requirement
         
    None

    Term
         Each member's term is for four (4) years and not subject to the Service Limitation Policy.


      

    Meetings
         Location:     Van Andel Museum
                            272 Pearl St, NW
                            Grand Rapids, MI 49504

         Frequency:   Subject to Call (see meeting announcements below)

         Meeting Announcements:

              2017 Meeting Calendar (Pending)
                                   


    Compensation
         None


    Liaison
         Dale Robertson, President and CEO
         Grand Rapids Public Museum
         ph: 456-3977


    ​  Current Members
     

    Dr. George Grant, Jr.
         City Commission Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends: 01/04/2021 

    Robert Herr 
         City Commission Appointment
         Resident – Ward 2
         Term Ends:  01/04/2021

    Tamara J. VandenBerg​
       City Commission Appointment
        Resident – Ward 2
        Term Ends:  01/04/2021

    ​​Jennifer Schaub
         City Commission Appointment
         Term Ends:  1/1/2018

    Lyman Starling Parks, Jr
         City Commission Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends:  1/1/2018


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