Museums Advisory Board

The responsibilities of the seven-member board is to assist and advise the City Council on essential policies, rules, regulations, and other matters relating to the operation of museums within the City and preservation of significant historic or other cultural sites that reflect our local or regional heritage.

Meetings usually held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. at Chandler City Hall.

Requirements: 7 members (3 yr term); 6 members must be qualified electors; residents 1 yr preceding appointment; 1 member may reside in the local planning area; 1 member shall be recommended by the Historical Society Board of Directors; 1 member may be recommended by the Arizona Railway Museum Board of Directors. Call 480-782-2668 for information.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.

Members (7) Term Expires Date Appointed
Andrew Szabo (Railroad Museum rep) 05-01-2017 02-08-2007
Christine Halvorson 05-01-2020 02-11-2016
Josh Askey 05-01-2021 04-25-2013
Brenda Abney 05-01-2021 10-22-2015
Michelle Reid 05-01-2021 09-14-2017
Vacant 05-01-2019  
Holly Metz 05-01-2019 05-24-2018

Staff Liaison
Jody Crago
Museum Administrator


Revised 06-26-2018 

Established 1-28-88; Ordinance No. 1919, Amended 10-95; Ordinance No. 2587

If you have any questions, call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.