Eric Martin, Chair
Eric Martin is a graduate of the University of Vermont's historic preservation program and worked at Historic Boston Inc., a historic preservation revolving fund and advocacy organization. He is an associate of Stoel Rives LLP in Portland.
Sarah LeCompte, Vice Chair
Sarah LeCompte is manager of the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City. She also serves on the Baker City Historic District Design Review Board, and has assisted the Baker County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Museums Association.
Carole Astley (advisory)
Carole Astley is the Director of Industry and
Visitor Services for Travel Oregon. In her role, she oversees the tourism
matching grants program, state welcome centers, travel and tourism industry
trainings and the Oregon Governor's Conference on Tourism.
Chrissy Curran (advisory)
Chrissy Curran is the deputy state historic preservation officer. She also is a member of the Oregon Historical Quarterly's editorial board.
MaryKay Dahlgreen (advisory)
MaryKay Dahlgreen became the Oregon State Librarian in March 2012. Prior to her appointment she had worked at the State Library for 16 years, seven as the Program Manager for Library Development and nine as the Youth Services Consultant. Dahlgreen began her professional career after earning her MLIS from the University of Washington in 1984.
MariLou Diamond is a professional interior architect specializing in both commercial and residential design. She is the founding president of the Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum. Mari Lou has served on the boards of numerous civic, professional, cultural and philanthropic organizations.
Laura Ferguson is the Curator of Western History at the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon. She holds a BS from Oregon State University and an MA and Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ferguson worked with the University of California, Berkeley's Teaching American History program, which supported history education in K-12 classrooms. She served as a visiting assistant professor at Whitman College and served as the faculty advisor to the student-led American Indian Association and collaborated with colleagues to improve management of and access to the college's collections.
Lisa Gilman, Ph.D. (advisory)
Lisa Gilman is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Folklore Program at the University of Oregon. She also serves on the board of the Oregon Folklife Network and the American Folklore Society.
Mary Beth Herkert (advisory)
Herkert is coordinator of the State Historic Records Advisory Board and has been state archivist since 2006. She holds a master’s in history from the State University of New York at Albany and is a Certified Records Manager.
Todd Kepple is the director of the Klamath County Museums.
David Lewis is an anthropologist, archivist, ethno-historian, educator and an adjunct professor at Oregon State University. He is the former tribal historian and museum director of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
Andrea Morgan (advisory)
Andrea Morgan is the social sciences curriculum specialist for the Oregon Department of Education. In her work, she has facilitated the development of the current Oregon Social Sciences Standards, and she provides assistance to districts, schools, and teachers with history and other social sciences curriculum and instruction issues. Previously, she taught high school history and economics in the Silver Falls School District. She has a masters degree in interdisciplinary studies from Western Oregon University.
Jerry Ostermiller With over 25 years of museum administration experience, his has served as an administrator for a number of major programs. Prior to being executive director at the Columbia River Maritime Museum, Ostermiller was Historic Sites Administrator for the State of Idaho. He was also a member of the Idaho Historic Preservation Council and served as its president in 1988. Ostermiller is past president of the Council of American Maritime Museums and a member of the board of the United States Lifesaving Service Heritage Association.
Chelsea Rose is an archaeologist and adjunct faculty member with the Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology. She writes a monthly column about Jacksonville archaeology and was an on-camera host for Time Team America when it aired nationally on PBS from 2008-2012. She is the recipient of the Jeffersonian Award, an annual recognition given to a scholar by professional archaeologists and historians working in northern California and southern Oregon.
Layne Sawyer (advisory)
Layne Sawyer has worked at the Oregon State Archives since 1986. Before coming to work for the State Archives she worked as manuscripts curator at the Oregon Historical Society. She earned her undergraduate degree in American history from Washington State University and a master in library science degree from the University of Denver. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists, Northwest Archivists, and other heritage organizations.
Matías Trejo De Dios
Matías Trejo De Dios has
worked for the State of Oregon since 1997. His work with the state includes
Internet Technology, Marketing, Bilingual Communications, Multimedia Production
and Employment. Trejo De Dios is the founder and Executive Director of the non-profit
organization Instituto de Cultura Oregoniana (ICO).
Matías Trejo De Dios ha trabajado para el estado de Oregón desde el año 1997.
Su trabajo con el estado incluye las áreas de tecnología de Internet,
mercadotecnia, comunicaciones bilingües, producción audiovisual y empleo. Trejo
De Dios es el fundador y Director Ejecutivo de la organización sin ánimo de
lucro Instituto de Cultura Oregoniana (ICO).
Kerry Tymchuk (advisory)
Kerry Tymchuk, an author and a historian, is the executive director of the Oregon Historical Society. He chaired the 2012 Legislative Task Force on Heritage Vitality.