Members, Meetings and Minutes

The Collin County Historical Commission (CCHC) is the official local arm of the Texas Historical Commission, and receives Collin County funding to serve as the umbrella organization for all historical preservation and education groups within the county. The commission currently has twenty members nominated by the members of the Commissioners Court and representing all four quadrants of Collin County. The commission holds regular meetings on the last Thursday evening of each month beginning at 6:30 pm.

Commission Members:

Who we are:

Paula Ross, Chair

Jane Yancey

Jan Samuels

Alfred Arias

Becky Airhart-Smith

Catherine Casavant

Justin Simmons

Joy Gough

Mary Kaye Adams

Chris Kupa-Downs

Lolisa Laenger

Diane Miller

Kim Peat

Janice Quick

Paula Ross

Marianne Wells

Linda Hess

Diann Jones

Jan Thatcher

Jennifer Rogers (County liaison)


CCHC has formed the following committees to conduct its business:

  • Abandoned Cemeteries
  • Awards
  • County Markers
  • Cruise
  • Educational Programs
  • Film Perservation
  • Finance
  • Grants
  • Historic Assets Survey
  • Media
  • Perservation Celebration
  • Speakers Bureau
  • State Markers
  • Tax Abatement
  • Workshops
CCHC Minutes 10.31.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 10.31.1912/6/2019 12:59 PM
CCHC 09.26.19.pdfCCHC 09.26.1911/5/2019 9:05 AM
CCHC 08.29.19.pdfCCHC 08.29.1911/5/2019 9:05 AM
Historical Commission Agenda -10-31-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda -10-31-1910/28/2019 1:27 PM
CCHC Minutes 05.30.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 05.30.199/18/2019 3:58 PM
CCHC Minutes 06.27.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 06.27.199/18/2019 3:58 PM
CCHC Minutes 07.25.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 07.25.199/18/2019 3:54 PM
Historical Commission Agenda 06-27-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 06-27-196/24/2019 8:41 AM
CCHC Minutes 04.25.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 04.25.196/6/2019 9:59 AM
CCHC Minutes 03.28.19.pdfCCHC Minutes 03.28.196/6/2019 9:48 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 5-30-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 5-30-195/28/2019 8:42 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 4-25-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 4-25-194/23/2019 9:14 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 3-28-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 3-28-193/25/2019 9:49 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 2-28-19.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 2-28-192/26/2019 2:42 PM
CCHC Minutes 12.06.18.pdfCCHC Minutes 12.06.182/4/2019 8:15 AM
CCHC Minutes 10.25.18.pdfCCHC Minutes 10.25.1812/13/2018 10:10 AM
CCHC Minutes 09.27.18.pdfCCHC Minutes 09.27.1812/13/2018 10:10 AM
CCHC Minutes 08.30.18.pdfCCHC Minutes 08.30.1812/13/2018 10:10 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 12-06-18.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 12-06-1812/4/2018 9:27 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 10-25-18.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 10-25-1810/24/2018 8:04 AM
Historical Commission Agenda 09-27-18.pdfHistorical Commission Agenda 09-27-189/27/2018 9:20 AM
CCHC Minutes 07.26.18.pdfCCHC Minutes 07.26.189/11/2018 9:00 AM
CCHC Minutes 06-28-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 06-28-188/1/2018 8:50 AM
CCHC Minutes 05-31-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 05-31-188/1/2018 8:49 AM
CCHC Minutes 04-26-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 04-26-186/6/2018 8:44 AM
CCHC Minutes 03-29-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 03-29-186/6/2018 8:44 AM
CCHC Minutes 02-22-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 02-22-186/6/2018 8:44 AM
CCHC Minutes 01-25-18.pdfCCHC Minutes 01-25-183/27/2018 12:49 PM
CCHC Minutes 12-07-17.pdfCCHC Minutes 12-07-173/27/2018 12:49 PM
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