History Committee

Regular Meetings
  • 3:30 p.m.
  • The 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Parks and Recreation Building
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Council Liaison: Roger Spreen
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  • Nobuko Cleary
    Term Expires: February 2020
  • Jitze Couperus
    Term Expires: February 2020
  • May Davenport
    Term Expires: February 2020
  • Sylvia Jensen
    Term Expires: April 2022
  • Carol Gottlieb (Co-Chair)
    Term Expires: April 2020
  • Sally Wood (Co-Chair)
    Term Expires: June 2021
  • Carol Grewal
    Term Expires: June 2022

Associate Members

  • Vicky Gardiner Taylor
  • Joe Heinrich

  • Linda Swan
  • John Swan

Committee Overview

The membership of this Committee shall consist of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 9 members. The mission of the History Committee shall be the preservation of the Los Altos Hills heritage. The History Committee currently has 8 members. Five members are required for a quorum.
(updated: 1/15/2019)


The charges to and duties of this Committee shall be to:
  • To implement policies that preserve the historic and cultural fabric of the Town;
  • To protect the historic and cultural resources from inappropriate destruction;
  • To preserve community input into the policy-making process;
  • To research and document best practices and model preservation policies;
  • To organize and make available to the public the historic artifacts that have been preserved and to continue to collect historic artifacts for future generations.
Nothing in the aforementioned goals shall be interpreted as authorizing the mandatory historic preservation of private residences or require property owners to submit their pending site developments plans before the Committee.

Presentations sponsored by the History Committee

Innovators of LAH - ​September 24, 2017

Growing Up in Early Los Altos Hills

Watch this video presentation by Children of the Packard Family presented on September 21, 2014:

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