Historic Resources Advisory Board

The Historic Resources Advisory Board meets to promote and foster the historic, educational, architectural, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public through the identification, preservation, restoration, and protection of those structures, sites, objects, and districts of historic and cultural interest within the city.


Meeting Information

The Historic Resources Advisory Board regularly meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at City Hall in the Fir Conference Room on the second floor at 380 A Avenue, Lake Oswego.  Meeting date, time and location are subject to change, please check the ‘Upcoming Events’ panel on this page for details.


Eligibility & Membership

The Historic Resources Advisory Board consists of seven regular members serving staggered three-year terms and one youth member serving a one-year term.  At least one member shall be an architect with knowledge of historic restoration and at least one member shall be a builder or contractor with expertise in construction and restoration of techniques applicable to historic resources.  All members must reside within the Lake Oswego Urban Services Boundary. To see the Urban Service Boundary on LOMap, click 'Layers', then 'Boundaries', then 'USB'.

2024-25 Members

Chair - Kasey Holwerda (term expires 6/25)
Vice Chair - Meg Matsushima (term expires 6/26)
Veronica Park (term expires 6/25)
Mary Bosch (term expires 6/26)
Robin Quon (term expires 6/26)
Denise Bartelt (term expires 6/27)
Jen Wiley (term expires 6/27)

Alternate - Sharon Mirarchi (term expires 6/25)

City Council Liaison – Rachel Verdick
Staff Liaison – Paul Espe, Associate Planner

All regular members of the HRAB are required to file an Annual Verified Statement of Economic Interest with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OCEC).  Additional information is available from the OCEC on their website: https://www.oregon.gov/ogec/Pages/public-officials.aspx.

Note:  Youth members under the age of 18 years of age are not required to file statements with the OCEC.

News & Announcements

2024 Board & Commission Appointees Begin Their Terms

June 25, 2024 – LAKE OSWEGO CITY HALL

Five days before their terms begin, Mayor Joe Buck hosted Boards & Commissions appointees for their first official duty -- orientation.

Read More about 2024 Board & Commission Appointees Begin Their Terms
Contact Information

Paul Espe
Associate Planner
503-697-6577
pespe@lakeoswego.city


Iris McCaleb
Administrative Assistant
503-697-6591
imccaleb@lakeoswego.city

Upcoming Events

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Aug 14 2024 - 6:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Sep 11 2024 - 6:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Oct 9 2024 - 6:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Nov 13 2024 - 6:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Dec 11 2024 - 6:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Jan 8 2025 - 6:00pm