MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Murphysboro woman has been appointed to office on the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council.
Rachel Malcom Ensor of Murphysboro is the new Vice Chair of the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council.
The Advisory Council reviews and recommends those properties which have been submitted for the National Register.
Malcom Ensor is in her second year of service on the Council and will serve in the leadership position for a one year term.
Candidates are recommended based on professional expertise in the fields including architectural history, archeology, and historical preservation advocacy.
Malcom Ensor is the first Southern Illinois resident to serve on the Council of 15.
Malcom Ensor also serves on the Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions Board of Directors, and is the current Chair of the Murphysboro Historic Preservation Commission.