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HPO Staff

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office 
Organization and Staff Roster

(as of August 1, 2019)

Click here for quick reference to contacts by program and staff service assignments by county

Raleigh Office  919-814-6570 (Auto Attendant), Fax  919-807-6599
Physical address: 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh NC 27601 (second floor, east side, of the Cultural Resources Building)
Mailing address:  4617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-4617
Fed Ex/UPS address: 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh NC 27601. 

Please see Visitation Policy for using files and maps at the State Historic Preservation Office


Ramona Bartos, Administrator and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer  919-814-6583

Michele Patterson-McCabe, Grants Coordinator  919-814-6582. 
-Coordinates federal Historic Preservation Fund grants and other preservation grants as they are available. 

Amber Stimpson, Local Preservation Commission/CLG Coordinator 919-814-6575 
-Advises local governments in the establishment and operation of historic preservation commissions, coordinates the Certified Local Government program. 

Environmental Review Branch

-Coordinates review of federal and state undertakings to assess their potential effects on historic properties and districts. 

Renee Gledhill-Earley, Environmental Review Coordinator  919-814-6579
Katie Harville, Environmental Review Specialist  919-814-6581
Renee Shearin, Environmental Review Technician  919-814-6584
Carolyn Gimbal, Environmental Review Assistant 919-814-6571
Debra Bevin, Historic Preservation Specialist for Disaster Recovery  919-814-6586

Survey and National Register Branch  

Link to branch web page and county assignments map
-Administers the statewide architectural survey and the National Register of Historic Places program for historic structures. Maintains a geographic information system for historic properties, including HPOWEB, an online map service. 

Sarah Woodard David, Branch Supervisor   919-814-6573
Jenn Brosz, National Register Coordinator  919-814-6587
Kristi Brantley, National Register Assistant  919-814-6576
Hannah Beckman-Black, National Register and Survey Specialist  919-814-6577
Beth King, Architectural Survey Coordinator  919-814-6580
Chandrea Burch, Technical Assistant  919-814-6593
Anna Grantham, Technical Assistant  919-814-6594
Andrew Edmonds, GIS Technical Support Analyst  919-814-6592
Michael Southern, Historic Preservation Specialist 919-814-6596

Restoration Services Branch

 Link to branch web page and county assignments map
-Provides technical restoration assistance to public and private owners of historic properties and assists owners seeking federal and state historic preservation investment tax credits. 
Mitch Wilds, Branch Supervisor  919-814-6588
Tim Simmons, Senior Preservation Architect and Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act Review Coordinator)  919-814-6585
David Christenbury, Preservation Architect and State Rehabilitation Tax Credit Coordinator  919-814-6574
Jeff Adolphsen, Senior Restoration Specialist  919-814-6572
Brett Sturm, Restoration Specialist  919-814-6589
Jannette Coleridge-Taylor, Historic Tax Credit Program Assistant 919-814-6590

Eastern Office  

252-830-6580 |  Fax  252-830-6583
Office location and mailing address: 117 West Fifth Street, Greenville NC 27858  

Scott Power, Regional Supervisor/Preservation Specialist  252-830-6580 x 226
Reid Thomas, Restoration Specialist  252-830-6580 x 222
John Wood, Restoration Specialist  252-830-6580 x 225
Stan Little, Administrative Assistant  252-830-6580 x 221

Western Office  

Link to office web page  828-296-7230 |  Fax  828/298-4551 
Office location and mailing address: 176 Riceville Road, Asheville NC 28805

Annie McDonald, Preservation Specialist  828-296-7230 x 223
Survey Specialist, currently vacant
Jennifer Cathey, Restoration Specialist  828-296-7230 x 227

Other Administrators

Mailing address: 4610 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-4610
Dr. Kevin Cherry, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources for the Office of Archives and History, and State Historic Preservation Officer,, 919-807-7279.

Office of State Archaeology

The Office of State Archaeology (OSA) is a separate section within the Division of Historical Resources, N.C. Office of Archives and History. For staff contacts and other information, visit OSA at . Offices are located in Archives/State Library Building at 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh 27601. Mailing address:  4619 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-4619. 

The Underwater Archaeology Laboratory at Kure Beach is a branch of OSA. (tel. 910-458-9042; fax 910-458-4093). Mailing address: P.O. Box 58, Kure Beach, NC 28449