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DHR Staff Directory by Division & Program

The Commonwealth of Virginia State Employee Directory

Staff members are listed below according to their respective division, office, or program affiliations.  See an alphabetical staff listing with phone numbers.

Director’s Office
Julie Langan, DHR Director & State Historic Preservation Officer

Stephanie Williams, Deputy Director
Jim Hare, Director of Special Projects
Jen Pullen, Executive Assistant / Register Program Coordinator
Linda Kirk, Support Services Coordinator
Timothy Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator

Public Relations
Randall Jones, Public Information Officer
VIad Udachin, Webmaster Assistant

Historical Highway Marker Program
Jennifer R. Loux, Marker Program Historian & Manager
Matt Gottlieb, Research Assistant

Administrative Services Division

Geri Hayes, Director

Dhaval Patel, Finance & Grants Manager
Madrika Martin, Procurement Officer
Wendy Baker, Human Resource Manager
Muriel Taylor, Accounting Specialist

Certified Local Government, Aubrey Von Lindern
Federal and Non-state Grants, Dhaval Patel

Community Services Division
David Edwards, Director
Joanna Wilson Green, Cemetery Archaeologist
Joanna McKnight, ERPO Preservation Specialist

Certified Local Government Program
Aubrey Von Lindern, CLG coordinator

Historical Registers Program
Lena Sweeten McDonald, Register Historian

Regional Offices
Eastern Region Preservation Office (Richmond)
Marc Wagner, Architectural Historian

Northern Region Preservation Office (Stephens City)
David Edwards, Director, Community Services Division
Aubrey Von Lindern, Architectural Historian

Western Region Preservation Office (Roanoke College, Salem)
Michael Pulice, Architectural Historian

Preservation Incentives Division
Megan Melinat, Director
Kyle Edwards, Easement Program Archaeologist
Elizabeth Lipford, Easement Stewardship Specialist

Rehabilitation Tax Credit
Jessica Ugarte, Architectural Historian, Tax Credit Supervisor
Summer Louthan, Architectural Historian, Tax Credit Reviewer
Chris Novelli, Tax Credit Specialist, Cell Tower Reviewer
Carolyn Zemanian, Architectural Historian, Tax Credit Reviewer

Brad McDonald, Easement Stewardship Coordinator
Wendy Musumeci, Easement Program Coordinator
Karri Richardson, Easement Program Specialist

State Archaeology Division
Elizabeth Moore, State Archaeologist
Michael Clem, Archaeologist
Tom Klatka, Archaeologist
Bob Jolley, Archaeologist
Brendan Burke, Underwater Archaeologist

Laura Galke, Chief Curator
Katherine Ridgway, Conservator
Chelsea Blake, Conservation Project Manager
Leslie Straub, Collections Manager & Conservator Assistant
Sarah Ellis, Curation Assistant
Shannon Bremer, Curation Assistant


Survey & Information Management Division
Jolene L. U. Smith, Director

Quatro Hubbard, Archivist
Dominic Bascone, GIS Specialist
Sean Tennant, Archaeology Data Manager
Jason Kramer, Archives & Survey Assistant

Cost Share and ESHPF Grants
Blake McDonald, Manager of Architectural Survey & Cost Share Grant Program
Caitlin Sylvester, ESHPF Grant Project Coordinator
Austin Walker, DHR Graduate Intern


Review & Compliance Division
Roger Kirchen, Director, Division of Review and Compliance

Marc Holma, Project Review Architectural Historian
Adrienne Birge-Wilson, Project Review Architectural Historian
Samantha Henderson, Project Review Archaeologist
Jenny Bellville-Marrion, Project Review Archaeologist
Chelsea Jeffries, Project Review Architectural Historian
Jonathan Connolly, Project Review Archaeologist

Updated October 14, 2021