Introducing our Historical Resources Program Team!

May 3, 2021

PaleoWest’s Historical Resources Program

PaleoWest provides full-service historical resources consulting to clients around the globe. With offices across the US, we can deploy expert staff to more locations and for more project types than our competitors.

From single building resource evaluations to large-scale projects, we can support all of your Historic Preservation, History, Preservation Planning, and Architectural History needs. We do it all, and we keep your projects moving forward.

Our Historical Resources Program services include:

  • Historic Properties Surveys and Assessments of Significance
  • CEQA/NEPA Compliance
  • Section 106 and Section 110 Compliance
  • Federal, State, and Local Level Historic Preservation Compliance
  • Historic Properties Mitigation Planning and Implementation
  • and more

Visit the following pages for more information:

Or reach out to our Historical Resources Program Manager, Garret Root groot@paleowest.com to learn more.

Meet Our Historical Resources Team!

We have strategically strengthened our Historical Resources Program with key, regional hires throughout the past year to better serve your needs. The team is made up of professionals whom meet the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History and History. Please meet our talented, diverse, and skilled team!

Garret Root | Historical Resources Program Manager / Senior Architectural Historian | Sacramento, CA Office

Garret supports the national program and works with clients across the West. He specializes in water, electrical, utility, federal, and preservation planning for national, state, and local compliance efforts.

Chandra Miller | Senior Architectural Historian | Sacramento, CA Office

Chandra supports clients across the West with her expertise working with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), preservation planning, and mitigation implementation.

Heather Miller | Associate Architectural Historian | Sacramento, CA Office

Heather works on projects throughout the West. She specializes in historic research, historic context development, property documentation, and compliance with CEQA and Section 106 of the NHPA.

Althea Wunderler-Selby | Architectural Historian | Tallahassee, FL Office

Althea works across the Southeast specializing in hands-on technical preservation, preservation planning, cemetery survey and conservation, in-depth research, historic context development, and architectural inventory.

Ben DiBiase | Historian | New York, NY Office

Ben supports clients across the Northeast and Southeast. He specializes in early American colonial history in the Southeast, historic research and context development, National Register nominations, and public history.

Chris Baker Ph.D. | Senior Historian | Denver, CO Office

Chris supports clients nationally specializing in intensive research, historic context development, Section 106 compliance, National Register nominations, land and water rights, and as an expert witness.

Helen Juergens | Architectural Historian | New York, NY Office

Helen supports clients across the Northeast and Southeast. She specializes in intensive historical resource documentation, historic structures reports, mitigation implementation, National Register nominations, and with NHPA compliance with Sections 106 and 110.

Emma Keethler | Architectural Historian | Tallahassee, FL Office

Emma supports clients across the Southeast. She specializes in historic preservation planning, architectural inventory, mitigation implementation, and National Register nominations.

Colin Recksieck | Historian | San Diego, CA Office

Colin supports clients across California specializing in technical report preparation in compliance with CEQA and Section 106 of the NHPA, historic research, and context development.

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