professional experience

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  • West End Museum
  • Boston, MA
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING – Project Director/ Strategic Master Plan. (2014 - 2015)
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • Austin, TX
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Fort McKavett State Historic Site/ Menared County TX. Project Director/ Interpretive Master Plan. (2013 - 2014)
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site/ Brazoria County TX. Project Director/ Interpretive Master Plan. (2012 - 2013)
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Sam Rayburn House Museum / Bonham, TX. Project Director/ Interpretive Master Plan. (2012 -2013)
  • INTERPRETIVE/ ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING – Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site / Denison, TX. Project Director/ Interpretive /Architectural Master Plan. (2011 - 2012)
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Starr Family Home Historic Site/ Marshall, TX. Project Director/ Interpretive Master Plan. (2011)
  • HHM Cultural Resource Management
  • Austin, TX
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Floyd Lamb Park – Tule Springs Ranch Historic Area/ Las Vegas, NV. Principal Author/ Docent Manual. (2010-2011)
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING - Naval Air Station/ Pensacola, FL/Strategic Interpretive Plan. Consultant/ Reviewer. (2006-2007)
  • ABC- CLIO, LLC
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • RESEARCH/WRITINGWorld of a Slave (Two Volumes): Encyclopedia of Material Life of Slaves in the United States. Published by Greenwood Press, 2011. Author of three entries: Cloth, Clothing Allotments and Dependencies. (2009)
  • County of Mercer New Jersey
  • Trenton, NJ
  • INTERPRETIVE PLANNING – Living History in 1900 Henry Phillips Farmhouse/ Howell Living History Farm.  Author/ Interpretive Plan. (2006- 2008)
  • Residential Living History Project
  • Tucson, AZ
  • FEASIBILITY PLANNING - Residential Living History Concept. Planning Advisor. (2007)
  • ALHFAM (Assoc. for Living History, Farm & Agricultural Museums)
  • CONFERENCE PLANNING/MANAGEMENT – 2007 Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM. Conference Coordinator/ Planner. (2006-2007)
  • JAR Archives
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT/PLANNING - Private records of prominent mid to late 20th century public servant. Project Director/ Archivist. (2005-2010)
  • Howell Living History Farm
  • Titusville, NJ
  • DEVELOPMENT – Program in Self Sufficient Farming. Prospects Researcher. (2004-2005)
  • Portcullis, Limited
  • Reston, VA
  • INTERPRETIVE/PRELIMINARY MASTER PLANNING - is Fort George Project/ Restored 18th century French Fort in Grenada, West Indies. Planning Advisor. (2004-2005)
  • Howell Living History Farm
  • Titusville, NJ
  • INTERPRETIVE/MASTER PLANNING – Pleasant Valley Historic District/ Preliminary Planning for the Pleasant Valley Historical Park with Howell Living History Farm as its hub. Planning Advisor. (2003-2004)
  • BRC Imagination Arts, Inc.
  • Burbank, CA
  • EXHIBIT PLANNING/REVIEW – 1862 White House Everyday Kitchen/ Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum/ Springfield, IL. Planning Advisor/ Researcher.  (2004)
  • Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Inc.
  • East Durham, NY
  • INTERPRETIVE/MASTER PLANNING - Irish Village East Durham Project/ A Proposed Recreation of a 1860s Rural Village from the Province of Munster, Ireland. Project Director. (2002-2003)
  • Leroy Historical Society
  • Leroy, NY
  • FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH - Le Roy Family, Early 19th Century New York City Merchants/ Financiers. Researcher. (2002)