The Michigan State Capitol Commission consists of the Secretary of the Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, two individuals jointly appointed by the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House, and two individuals appointed by the Governor.

The Commission manages, maintains and restores the Michigan State Capitol Building and its grounds. The Commission appoints an individual to manage the day-to-day operations of the site and employs staff to carry out these responsibilities. The Commission makes recommendations to the Governor, the Senate, and the House of Representatives regarding funding for the site.

decorative flourish used to seperate sections

William C. Kandler (Chair)
(517) 373-5037

Joan Bauer (Vice Chair)

John Bollman

Rich Brown
Clerk of the House
State Capitol, Room H-70
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-0135

Dan Oberlin
Secretary of the Senate
State Capitol, Room S-5
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-2400


Allegory Agriculture Painting a a woman who represents agriculture
A muse representing the arts,
painted by Tommaso Juglaris and
mounted in the Capitol’s dome in 1886.
Photo Courtesy of Tom Gennara

MSCC Meeting – October 30th 2023

Procedure for Security in the Michigan Capitol Building