Program - 
David Goldstein, Anthropologist, National Park Service
Finding Our Park, Detroit and the NPS

January 22, 2016

David J.Goldstein is an Anthropologist for the National Park Service.  Along with nine others, he was selected to be an Urban Fellow.  These Urban Fellows are assigned to 10 U.S. cities. 

 

As the Urban Fellow for Detroit, David is working for two years to serve as a catalyst and liaison between the parks, programs, and partners.


He has more than 20 years of research and community development experience in communities throughout the country.  Prior to his appointment as the Urban Fellow for Detroit, he was the Outreach Coordinator and Interpretation Division Chief on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.


It has become a homecoming for David who was raised in the Detroit area where his parents still live.

Discussion - George Stern, SMC Past President
                               The Greenwood Cemetery

George Stern has over 30 years experience on the board of four cemeteries including 10 years as President. 

 

In 2014, he chaired the Birmingham Greenwood Cemetery Advisory Committee which made many recommendations to the City Commission.  He now Chairs the Greenwood Cemetery Advisory Board. 

 

George will review the history of Greenwood Cemetery, explain options for purchasing space for full burials or cremation urns, and detail the fee structure.  He will then discuss current issues before the Board including whether the City should continue to contract for or return to DPS provision of services.

January 29, 2016

Dr. Sean Moran, History Professor, Oakland University

Origin and Goals of Terrorism

Program

Stu Shuster, SMC Past President

Chevrolet Corvair From Beginning To End

Discussion