Historical Commission

Overview

The Orleans Historical Commission was established by Town Meeting in 1965 under Chapter 40, Section 8d of Massachusetts General Laws. The Commission seeks to preserve the rich historical legacy of Orleans through public education, advocacy, applying the Town's demolition delay bylaw, and the development and implementation of programs geared to the preservation of our historic buildings and spaces.

Members

NameTitleTerm Expires
Ron Petersen
Chair
June 30, 2025
Joan Nix
Vice-Chair
June 30, 2025
William WibelMember
June 30, 2024
Hilary Young
Member
June 30, 2024
Charles Ellis
Member
June 30, 2023
Edmund Marcarelli
Associate Member
June 30, 2024
VACANCYAssociate Member
June 30, 2024
Mefford RunyonSelect Board Liaison