E. Patrick McIntyre, Jr., Executive Director
2941 Lebanon Road
Nashville, TN 37243-0442
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The board consists of twelve members appointed by the State Historic Preservation Officer (Commissioner). Members must have demonstrated a competence, interest or knowledge in historic preservation and a majority of the members shall be recognized professionals.
The commission consists of twenty-nine members: 24 appointed by the Governor and 4 ex officio members. The members are composed of the State Historian, the State Archaeologist, the Commissioner of Environment and Conservation, the State Librarian and Archivist as ex officio members, and 24 members who shall be equally divided among the three grand divisions of the state.
The Tennessee General Assembly enacted legislation in April 1994 creating the Tennessee Wars Commission, which is administratively attached to the Tennessee Historical Commission. The duties of the Wars Commission include the coordination of planning, preservation, and promotion of structures, buildings, sites, and battlefields of Tennessee associated with the French and Indian War, American Revolution War, War of 1812, U.S.-Mexican War, and the War Between the States.