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National Heritage Areas Program Office


Interested in learning more about the National Heritage Areas Program? Please contact the program office in Washington, DC. or in a regional office.

Elizabeth Vehmeyer
Acting National Coordinator for Heritage Areas
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Mail Stop 7508
Phone: 202-354-2215

Katie Callahan Durcan
Assistant National Coordinator for Heritage Areas
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Mail Stop 7508
Phone: 202-3540-2268

Region 1 - North Atlantic-Appalachian

(CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV)

Peter Samuel
National Heritage Areas Program Manager
Northeast Regional Office
1234 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-597-1848

Region 2

(AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)

Elisa Kunz
National Heritage Areas Program Manager
Southeast Regional Office
100 Alabama St. SW
1924 Building, 5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-507-5821

Regions 3, 4, and 5

(AR, IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)

Chris Stein
Chief, National Heritage Areas and Large Landscape Initiatives
Midwest Region
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: 715-557-0125

Regions 6, 7, and 8

(AZ, CO, MT, NM, OK, TX, UT, WY)

National Heritage Areas, Regional Coordinator
Intermountain Region
P.O. Box 25287
Denver, CO 80225-0287
Phone: 303-969-2846

Regions 8, 9, 10, 12

(CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, WA)

Linda Stonier
National Heritage Areas Program Manager
333 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-623-2322

Region 11

(AK)

Patrick Lewis
Cultural Resource Program Manager
Kenai Fjords National Park
P.O. Box 1727
Seward, AK 99664
Phone: 907-422-0546

Last updated: April 20, 2020