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National Office Staff

The national NHD office is located on Knox Road just off-campus of the University of Maryland in College Park.

Cathy Gorn, Ph.D. - Bio
Executive Director

Kim Fortney - Bio
Deputy Director
E-mail Kim

Lorena Torres
Finance Manager
E-mail Lorena

Lynne O'Hara
Director of Programs
E-mail Lynne

Micah Azzano
Director of Public Affairs
E-mail Micah

Erikka Washington
Administrative Assistant
E-mail Erikka

Adrienne Harkness
Contest Manager
E-mail Adrienne

Elaine Koontz
IT Manager
E-mail Elaine
 

Board of Trustees

Linda Becker
Chrysler Group, LLC

David Behring
Wheel Foundation

Thomas Downs
Patton Boggs

Lynn Fontana
Sylvan Learning

Noralee Frankel

Jon Gillum
Locke Lord LLP

Steven Goldberg
SunTrust Investment Services, Inc.

James F. Harris
University of Maryland

Julian Hipkins, III
Capitol City Charter School

Gail Leftwich Kitch
The Voter Participation Center

Celie Neihaus

Libby O'Connell
History™

Christine Ortega
Southwest Airlines

Robert G. Perry
National Trust for the Humanities

Richard T. Prasse
Hahn, Loeser and Parks

Pat Ramsey
University of Arkansas

Joseph Suarez
Booz Allen Hamilton

Mark Vessey
State Capital Museum/Outreach Center

Eric Weider
Weider History Group

Jerry Whitfield

Lyric Winik

Advisory Council

Molly Berger
Case Western Reserve University

Beth Boland
National Park Service

Noralee Frankel

Susan Griffin
National Council for the Social Studies

Carol Harsh
SITES-Smithsonian Institution

Esther Mackintosh
Federation of State Humanities Councils

Maria Marable-Bunch
National Archives & Records Administration

Lee Ann Potter
Library of Congress

Justin Jakovac
National Council for History Education