Commission Chairs: Past and Present

THC Chairmen
Date Name
1953 – 1959 Judge James E. Wheat
1959 – 1961 Col. Charles Tips
1961 – 1963 Dr. Rupert Richardson
1963 – 1967 John Ben Sheppard
1967 – 1971 Charles R. Woodburn
1971 – 1973 Lester W. Prokop
1973 – 1975 John Clifton Caldwell
1975 – 1977 Maxine Blankenship
April 1977 – June 1977 Vernon Smylie
July 1977 Gen. William A. Harris (acting)
July 1977 – Jan. 1978 Cecil E. Burney
Jan. 1978 Gen. William A. Harris (acting)
Jan. 1978 – Jan. 1981 Cecil E. Burney
Jan. 1981 – Jan. 1983 Barney M. Davis, Sr.
Jan. 1983 – Jan. 1985 George Christian
Jan. 1985 – Jan. 1987 Harry A. Golemon
Jan. 1987 – Jan. 1991 T.R. Fehrenbach
Jan. 1991 – Jan. 1995 Karl Komatsu
Jan. 1995 –  Jan. 2009 John L. Nau, III
Jan. 2009 – Jan. 2012 Jon Hansen
Jan. 2012 – June 15, 2012 Sheri Krause
July 2012 – Oct. 2014 Mathew Kreisle
Oct. 2014 – May 2015 Gilbert E. (Pete) Peterson
May 2015 John L. Nau, III