Historical Advisory Board


To promote the educational, cultural, and economic welfare of the City by preserving and protecting historical resources that serve as visible reminders of the history and heritage of Alameda. 

Board Secretary: Steven Buckley, Planning Services Manager

Residents of Alameda are invited to submit applications online or you can download here(PDF, 311KB) and file with the City Clerk’s office via hand delivery or mail (2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 380, Alameda, CA 94501), via email (clerk@alamedaca.gov) or via fax (510-865-4048).
Applications are valid for one year. Applicants are considered for any vacancies which occur during the year their application is valid. If you remain interested in serving and are not appointed within a year of submitting your application, please be sure to submit a new, updated application.  


Additional information on the application and appointment process is available here. 

Members Position First Appointment   Current Term Expires
Lynn Jones At-Large 06/21/2016 06/30/2025
Hank Hernandez General Contractor 09/20/2022 06/30/2026
Norman Sanchez          At-Large 01/03/2017 06/30/2025
Thomas Saxby Registered Architect          07/01/2016 06/30/2024
Megan Borthwick At-Large 09/20/2022 06/30/2026

First Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

Click here to view all City meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.


To forward information to Board Members, please contact: historicalboard@alamedaca.gov