Historical Commission

The Historical Commission is a seven member body, appointed by the Los Altos City Council, with four broad purposes and objectives:

  • Cooperates with other governmental agencies, civic groups, and the community on collection and preservation of documents, data, and other works of historical significance to Los Altos
  • Strives to identify, protect, and promote awareness of the city's heritage
  • Makes recommendations on historical site designations
  • Cooperates with the The Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum

The Commission meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Chambers, Los Altos City Hall, 1 North San Antonio Road.

Name Term Term Expiration
Janis Ahmadjian-Baer, Chair 1st February 2015
Walter Chapman, Vice Chair 1st February 2015
Frank Bishop 2nd February 2017
Robert Mabe 1st February 2017
Nomi Trapnell 1st February 2019
Vacant Unexpired February 2019
Denise Welsh 2nd February 2017
Sean Gallegos Staff Liaison