Historic Preservation Commission


  • Consists of seven to nine members who serve three-year terms
  • At least two members must reside within the City of Douglas
  • At least two members should be professionals in historic preservation or related fields and should comply with the minimum qualification standards established by the National Park Service
  • All members are appointed by Douglas City Council
  • Please contact the Community Development Department at 307-358-2132 or by email for more information regarding upcoming openings, or complete the printable application.
  • The City accepts applications at any time, even if positions are not available at that particular time. If a position were to become available due to an expired term or a resignation, you would be contacted.
  • Application should be submitted to the Community Development Department at 101 N. 4th Street, Douglas, Wyoming, or mailed to the City of Douglas, PO Box 1030, Douglas, WY 82633.

Current Board Members

  • Julia Evins, Chairperson
  • Crystal Hendricks, Secretary
  • Jacey Bauman
  • Lisa Patterson
  • Betsy Varland
  • Ginger Pickinpaugh
  • Heidi McCullough


  • Promote historic preservation and awareness
  • Conduct cultural resource surveys
  • Propose entries to the National Register of Historic Places and designate historic districts
  • Act as advisers on matter of historic preservation and information
  • Strive to build local economies through tourism, downtown revitalization, expansion of local tax base and economic development
  • Help sustain the unique character of Wyoming communities by focusing on the community’s heritage
  • Build pride in our past