Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Members

Amy S. Berglund, At-large member
Ms. Berglund served for over 8 years representing U.S. Senator Carl Levin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Ms. Berglund understands federal government and the legislative process very well. She has attended dozens of meetings of the Keweenaw NHP Advisory Commission over the past eight years and has a very clear understanding of the Commission's mission, authorities, and operations. In addition, she has worked closely with national park issues and staff at three different national park areas in the Upper Peninsula.

 

Larry D. Lankton, Member At Large
Dr. Lankton served as a Professor of History at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI for 21 years. He is currently Professor Emeritus of History (Retired). Dr. Lankton previously served as an historian with the National Park Service Historic American Engineering Record program from 1976 to 1981. Dr. Lankton is a published author and is widely recognized as a subject matter expert on the history of Keweenaw National Historical Park. He has previous experience serving on the Keweenaw NHP Advisory Commission.

 
Karin Cooper, Houghton County Board of Commissioners
Ms. Cooper currently works as a Project Architect with U.P. Engineers & Architects in Houghton, MI. She has an extensive background in preservation work and adaptive reuse of historic buildings. Ms. Cooper has previously worked on projects related to Keweenaw National Historical Park and is very familiar with the park.
 

Glenn Anderson, State of Michigan

Mr. Anderson is the former City Manager for the City of Hancock, MI. He is familiar with the work required to preserve and adaptively reuse historic buildings and has been a strong supporter of the park’s mission through his involvement with the Quincy Mine Hoist Association.

 
John Sullivan, Quincy-Franklin Township
John, born and raised in Calumet is a retired Civil Engineer. He was a Principal with U.P. Engineers and Architects for 27 years and previous to that he spent 13 years with State and local governments. John is a volunteer at the Quincy Mine Hoist Association and the U.P. Firefighters Memorial Museum.
 
Dave Geisler, Village of Calumet
Mr. Geisler is a retired corporate auditor who currently serves as the Preseident of the Calumet Village Council. He has been actively involved in local government and community revitalization efforts for the last five years. Mr Geisler has also served on the local Historic District Commission, and before that was involved in historic preservation efforts and interpretation in the Chicago area.
 
Keith Koppernolle, Charter Township of Calumet
Mr. Koppernolle is a retired insurance executive. Since retiring, Mr. Koppernolle has lived in Calumet where he has dedicated considerable time and effort to various community causes including the Miscowaubic Club and Calumet Golf Course. He also serves on the Calumet Township Planning Commission and Property Tax Review Board.

Last updated: June 10, 2020

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