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If you don't know who to call, or have a general inquiry, please call the main line at (360) 586-3065. Someone will direct you to the appropriate staff member. 

Many staff are still working remotely. While Email is best point of contact, staff will also be checking voice mails daily.   

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.
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 & Facebook
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.
Holly Borth
Holly Borth
Built Environment Compliance & Survey Manager
Built Environment Reviews for Section 106 Review, GEO 21-02 - built environment, SEPA, HUD, and training. For archaeological issues please contact archaeology staff.
Office: (360) 890-0174
Work hours: 8:00-4:30, 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
Michelle Thompson
Michelle Thompson
Certified Local Government Coordinator & Main Street Design Specialist
Certified Local Government Program, Certified Local Government Grants
Office: (360) 890-2617
Work hours: 8am - 4:00, Mon-Fri
  • What was your first car?
    1996 Camry Station Wagon named “Carl”.
  • Do you have any pets?
    One cat named Didi with a chipped ear found wandering the streets of Charleston, SC., and two snakes, Murphy and Flower.
  • What are your hobbies?
    Anything paranormal related, driving backroads looking for old buildings.
  • Pet Peeve?
    When people are rude to service workers.
  • Favorite place to visit?
    The South
Jeronimo Roldan
Jeronimo Roldan
Historical Architect
Federal Tax Credit Projects, Built environment data collection.
Office: (360) 584-5900
Work hours: 9 - 5, Mon-Fri
  • What was your first car?
    2005 Honda Civic, purchased in 2018 and running great at 220k!
  • Do you have any pets?
    Sweet tabby named Bongo Santamaria.
  • What are your hobbies?
    Hiking, biking, drawing, and light carpentry.
  • Favorite place to visit?
    Cali, Colombia.
Maureen Elenga
Maureen Elenga
Built Environment Transportation Reviewer
Office:
Cell: (360) 972-4539
Work hours: 7am-4pm, Mon-Fri
  • Do you have any pets?
    An Australian miniature Labradoodle named Coco (aka DB Pooper).
  • What are you currently reading?
    The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America’s Deadliest Avalanche, a non-fiction transportation disaster story.
  • Do you have any hobbies?
    Birding, cooking and outings with my horror movie club.
  • First job?
    Popcorn sales at a movie theater.
  • Favorite place to visit?
    The northern Oregon coast for the beauty, Palm Springs for the MCM architecture.

Archaeological Unit

Rob Whitlam, Ph.D.
Rob Whitlam, Ph.D.
State Archaeologist
Archaeology, Environmental Review of Federal Projects involving Archaeology, Section 106 and GEO 21-02 - Archaeology, Volunteer Opportunities in Archaeology, Archaeology and Oil Spill Response.
Office: (360) 890-2615
Work hours: 6am - 3, Mon-Fri
  • What do you drive?
    My first 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.
State Archaeologist
Manager of Archaeological Unit. 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.
James Macrae
James Macrae
Assistant State Archaeologist
Office: (564) 669-0899
Work hours: 8am - 4:30, Mon-Fri
  • What was your first car?
    Honda CRX hatchback. A tough car, it survived driving through a herd of wild pigs.
  • Do you have any pets?
    Three cats, two rabbits, three ducks, one goose, and approximately ten chickens. Actually, I have three children and all the pets are theirs.
  • Do you have any hobbies?
    Rock climbing, canoeing, canyoneering.
  • Pet Peeve?
    Commercials and most things from the 1980s (besides Lycra climbing pants and post-processual theory).
  • Favorite place to visit?
    Utah and Canada.
Stephanie Jolivette
Stephanie Jolivette
Local Government Archaeologist
Archaeology and Native American issues relating to local government projects in Western Washington - Puget Sound and Olympia Peninsula.
Office: (360) 628-2755
Work hours: 8:00-6:00, Mon-Thurs
Sydney Hanson
Sydney Hanson
Local Government Archaeologist
Archaeology and Native American issues relating to local government projects in Eastern Washington and the Columbia River Gorge.
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)
David Witt
David Witt
Tribal Liason
Office:
Cell: (360) 972-4616
Work hours:

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
Alex Garcia-Putnam, Ph.D.
Alex Garcia-Putnam, Ph.D.
Assistant State Physical Anthropologist
Office: (360) 890-2633
Work hours: 6:30-2:30, Mon-Fri

Records Management Unit

Jamie Dudman
Jamie Dudman
Site Records Manager
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
WISAARD Program Specialist
Cultural Resource Report Processing and WISAARD applications
Office: (360) 706-4215
Work hours: 7:00-3:00, Mon - Fri

GIS 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
Amanda Hsu
Amanda Hsu
GIS Analyst
Office: Cell (360) 810-0201
Work hours: 8:00-4:00PM, Mon-Fri
  • Do you have any nicknames?
    My trail name is Burps. You can probably guess why my fellow hikers named me this.
  • Most challenging trail hiked?
    Angels Landing in Zion National Park, especially as someone afraid of heights and with a general fear of falling off a cliff!
  • Do you have any pets?
    A little black cat named Frosty who is a big fan of paper bags and pawing your face at 3 in the morning.
Sam Belisle
Sam Belisle
GIS Program Assistant
Office:
Cell: (360) 485-3979
Work hours: 7:30AM-4:30PM, Mon-Thurs; 8:00-Noon, Friday
  • First album you ever bought?
    Mezmerize by System of a Down and O.C.M.S. by Old Crowe Medicine Show. Bought them on the same day.
  • What was your first job?
    I waited tables, bussed, hosted, and occasionally washed dishes at a BBQ restaurant in my hometown. It is still the best brisket I’ve ever had.
  • Pet peeve?
    That wet ear feeling when someone whispers in your ear and you can hear all their mouth sounds. . . not a good time.

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
Marivic Quintanilla
Marivic Quintanilla
Fiscal Analyst / Grants Manager
Fiscal Analyst and overall Grants Manager
Office: (360) 870-6383
Work hours: 6:30AM-5:00PM, Mon-Thurs
Becca Cook
Becca Cook
Administrative Assistant
Office:
Cell: (360) 522-3909
Work hours: 7:30-4:00, Mon-Fri
  • What was your first job?
    Hostess at Pelligreno’s Italian Kitchen
  • Do you have any pets?
    George (black lab)
  • Do you have any hobbies?
    Paddleboarding, binge watching cheesy dating shows and upcycling clothes, particularly denim jackets
Human Resource Manager
Human Resource Manager
Human Resources
All Human Resources for DAHP are managed by DES Small Agency Financial Services Program.
Office: (360) 407-8123
Work hours:

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