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Please note that due to the pandemic, all staff are working remotely.  While Email is best point of contact, staff will also be checking voice mails daily.   

**Also note that as of September 3, 2020, DAHP staff no longer have office landlines. Each person in the office has a cell phone and the numbers are listed below. The MAIN OFFICE number has not changed. It is 360-586-3065.

Staff

Allyson Brooks, Ph.D.
Allyson Brooks, Ph.D.
State Historic Preservation Officer / Director
Overall Program Administration, Budget, Legislative Relations.
Office: (360) 480-6922
Work hours: 9 am-5, Mon-Fri
  • Latest Hobbies?
    Crossfit, running with my dogs, weightlifting, photographing sunrises and some martial arts when I get the chance
  • What's on your ipod?
    Everything from Beethoven to Broadway Musicals to the Sex Pistols.
  • What did your parents do?
    Mum -Columnist for the NY Times; Dad-Labor Union attorney (including Actor's Equity on Broadway) I sat in a lot of cavernous empty Broadway theaters as a child while my father arbitrated labor disputes.
  • First job?
    Making french fries at Burger King.
  • First Album?
    Hunky Dory - David Bowie.
Greg Griffith
Greg Griffith
Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer
Comprehensive Planning, Environmental Project Review.
Office: (360) 890-2617
Work hours: 8-5, Mon-Fri
Nicholas Vann
Nicholas Vann
Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, Historical Architect
Investment Tax Credit, Environmental Review of Historic Buildings, Heritage Capital Grants.
Office: (360) 628-2170
Work hours: 8-4:30, Mon-Fri
  • First car?
    Power Wheels. Red. "Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?"
  • Guilty pleasure?
    Watching TV court shows and playing with LEGOs.
  • Pets?
    Walter - a Great Dane / German Shepherd rescue puppy, and Edwin (who looks like a butler) - a Tuxedo cat,
  • Pet Peeve?
    Bad Mexican food, and when Houser makes up profile info about me before I can input info myself!
  • Favorite place to visit?
    You mean I have to pick one?! Definitely New Orleans.

Built Environment Unit

Michael Houser
Michael Houser
State Architectural Historian
National Register of Historic Places, Washington Heritage Register, Heritage Barn Register, Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Assessing the importance of your historic property, DAHP Website
Office: (360) 890-2634
Work hours: 8-4:30, Mon-Fri
  • First Car?
    Believe it or not... A "pink" 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible.
  • Latest read?
    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
  • Favorite Architect?
    Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris - otherwise known as Le Corbusier
  • Do you have any Pets?
    LuLu (German Short-Haired Pointer), and Sparky (Domestic Shorthair Cat)
  • Hobbies?
    Creating the annual homemade Houser Family Christmas Card. Past designs include a playbill, an Oly-Girls Catalog, and scratch-off lottery style tickets.
Kim Gant
Kim Gant
Certified Local Government Coordinator & Survey Program Manager
Certified Local Government Program, Certified Local Government Grants, Historic Property Survey & Inventory, WISAARD, DAHP Blog.
Office: (360) 584-5900
Work hours: 7-3, Mon-Fri
  • First car?
    1989 Honda Civic
  • Pets
    Bouffa and Freyja Jain, Catahoula Leopard Dogs and two tabbies, Stryker and Rubidoux
  • Hobbies?
    In my spare time I sew things and travel as much as possible.
  • Pet Peeve?
    Bad service
  • Favorite place to visit?
    the Caribbean
Holly Borth
Holly Borth
Preservation Design Reviewer
Section 106 Review, EX 05-05, SEPA (Built Environment issues), HUD, and training.
Office: (360) 890-0174
Work hours: 7:00-3:00, Mon-Fri
  • What hobbies do you have?
    Knitting, baking, reading, scary movies, video gaming (pretty much exclusively Legend of Zelda and Final Fantasies, but always down for a round of Mario Party)
  • What is your favorite music?
    Broadway musicals; current favorite: Hadestown; other favorites: Pirates of Penzance, Wicked
  • What types of pets do you have?
    Corgis; Howard – Pembroke Welsh, Lilo – corgi/sheltie mix
  • What was your first job?
    Stage crew for the local theater
  • What are you currently reading?
    Clan of the Cave Bear; Indian-ish (do cookbooks count?); Jack the Ripper; The Martian Chronicles

Anthropology Unit

Guy Tasa , Ph.D.
Guy Tasa , Ph.D.
State Physical Anthropologist
Human Remains Identification, Preservation, Excavation, and Repatriation; RCWs 27.44, 68.50, 68.60
Office: (360) 790-1633
Work hours: 5:00-3:30, Mon-Thurs
  • What was your first car?
    1970 Buick Skylark with big wide tires and lots of chrome.
  • Pet Peeve?
    I can't eat meat on the bone! Weird I know!!
  • What are your hobbies when your not busy at work?
    Pez Collecting, 20th Century Military History and closet geneologist.
  • Are you technologically challenged?
    No... but I don't let anyone know that.
  • Pets?
    Baghera & Penelope - Tuxedo Cats and The Stray Cat Mr. Pickles
Juliette Vogel
Juliette Vogel
Assistant State Physical Anthropologist
Human Remains Identification, Preservation, Excavation, and Repatriation; RCWs 27.44, 68.50, 68.60
Office: (360) 890-2633
Work hours: 9-5:00, Mon-Thurs
  • What was your first car?
    1997 Dodge Neon- it didn’t last long… It crumpled like tissue paper when I was rear-ended on my way to take the GRE back in college. Stressful day.
  • What is your favorite animal?
    A cheetah. This seems a little out of character with my otherwise laid back personality, but I like to run fast.
  • Do you have any pets?
    My little bichon frisé Hubert, a toothless wonder; an aquarium of freshwater fish; and plants, plants, and more plants. Is there such a thing as too many plants?
  • Do you have any favorite books?
    East of Eden, Travels with Charley, The Catcher in the Rye, A Wrinkle in Time, Slaughterhouse Five, Welcome to the Monkey House… and so many more.
  • What was you first job?
    When I turned 14, I started filing at a local insurance agency- I used to lose my press-on nails in the files.

Archaeological Unit

Rob Whitlam, Ph.D.
Rob Whitlam, Ph.D.
State Archaeologist
Archaeology, Environmental Review of Federal Projects involving Archaeology, Section 106 and GEO-0505, Volunteer Opportunities in Archaeology, Archaeology and Oil Spill Response.
Office: (360) 890-2615
Work hours: 6am - 3, Mon-Fri
  • What do you drive?
    My fisrt car was a 1968 Austin 1300. Now it’s a 1962 Land Rover Series IIA.
  • What are your hobbies when you’re not busy at work?
    Tinkering on the Land Rover.
  • Are you technologically challenged?
    No... and I prefer Ubuntu.. open source.
  • Do you have any Pets?
    Cisco—the Wonder dog, a rescue Chihuahua
Lance Wollwage, Ph.D.
Lance Wollwage, Ph.D.
Assistant State Archaeologist
Archaeology, Native American Burial Excavation Permits and Washington State Archaeological Excavation Permits, Data Sharing Agreements for GIS, and Rules Coordinator.
Office: (360) 890-2616
Work hours: 7-3, Mon-Fri
  • What do you have that most others lack?
    Mandibular tori
  • What do you lack that most others have?
    Xyphoid process
  • What odd truth have you learned through experience?
    fter soaking and screening woodrat middens, the smell of amberat stays in your nose for days.
  • What do you read besides project proposals, consultation letters, and cultural resource reports?
    I am working through the list of Science Fiction Grand Masters.
Sydney Hanson
Sydney Hanson
Transportation Archaeologist
Archaeology and Native American issues relating to transportation projects.
Office: (360) 280-7563
Work hours: 7:00 - 3:30, Mon-Fri
  • What was your first car?
    A 1998 Jeep Cherokee with a multitude of minor problems.
  • Do you have any pets?
    A cat with one eye and a rabbit with a broken tear duct. Looking for a three-legged dog to complete the trifecta.
  • What is your favorite holiday?
    Halloween!
Dennis Wardlaw
Dennis Wardlaw
Transportation Archaeologist
Archaeology and Native American issues relating to transportation projects.
Office: (360) 485-5014
Work hours: 7:30-5:00, Mon-Thurs; 7:45-4:30 Fri (off bi-weekly)
Stephanie Jolivette
Stephanie Jolivette
Local Government Archaeologist
Local Government Archaeologist in charge of SEPA Reviews.
Office: (360) 628-2755
Work hours: 8:00-6:00, Mon-Thurs

Records Management Unit

Jamie Dudman
Jamie Dudman
Site Records Manager
GIS Data Management, Site Records and Inventory Research Management, and Public Records Officer.
Office: (360) 515-8416
Work hours: 7am -3:30, Mon-Fri
  • What are your favorite activities?
    Camping & hiking with my kiddo
  • What was your first job?
    Working at my high school friend’s family-owned pizza parlor in Idaho
  • What is your favorite music?
    Folk Rock & Queen
Annie Strader
Annie Strader
Resource Protection
WISAARD Program Specialist
Office: (360) 706-4215
Work hours: 7:00-3:00, Mon - Fri

GIS Unit Unit

Morgan McLemore
Morgan McLemore
GIS Program Manager
GIS quality control, database administration, Issuance of Archaeological Site Numbers and Forest Practice Application Review.
Office: (360) 972-4007
Work hours: 7:00- 3:00, Mon - Fri
  • What is your favorite hobby?
    SCUBA diving around the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Most remote place you have ever hiked?
    Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego
  • Other languages you speak?
    Spanish
Whitney Emge
Whitney Emge
GIS Analyst
Office: (360) 485-3979
Work hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 Mon-Thur; 7:30 - 3 on Friday
  • What are your favorite activities?
    Tending to my house plants, reading, running, international travel, dance, and beachcombing.
  • Do you have any pets?
    Three cats: Cleo (white and grey domestic, quite old and very petite), Fig (maine coon/tabby mix, class clown), and Cricket (tabby, is baby).
  • What was your first job?
    I worked at a daycare out of high school.
  • Pet peeves?
    Loud chewing, and when drawers or cabinet doors are left ajar. And stickers on fruit.

Administrative Unit

Teresa Gibson
Teresa Gibson
Executive Assistant
Executive assistant to agency director.
Office: (360) 522-3825
Work hours: 8:00-5:00PM, Mon-Fri
Alexis Gjurasic
Alexis Gjurasic
Administrative Assistant
Office:
Cell: (360) 522-3909
Work hours: 8:00-4:30, Mon-Fri
Marivic Quintanilla
Marivic Quintanilla
Fiscal Analyst / Grants Manager
Fiscal Analyst / Grants Manager
Office: (360) 870-6383
Work hours: 8:00-5:00PM, Mon-Fri

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