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KHC Staff

​​Staff Expertise

Kentucky Heritage Council staff have advanced degrees, training and expertise in a wide variety of professional fields, including historic preservation, archaeology, Kentucky history and prehistory, architecture and design, architectural history, construction, tax credits, Americans With Disabilities Act, "green" and sustainable building practices, grant administration, planning, preservation law, downtown revitalization, heritage education, heritage tourism, historic resource inventory and documentation, photography, public relations and marketing.

SHPO Office

Executive Director and State Historic Preservation Officer
Craig Potts
(502) 892-3601

Administrative Specialist III
Yvonne Sherrick
(502) 892-3602

Fiscal Officer
Brittany May
(502) 892-3604

Public Information Officer
Diane Comer
(502) 892-3611

Kentucky Main Street Program

State Administrator
Kitty Watson Dougoud
(502) 892-3605

Site Protection and Archaeology

Program Administrator
Nicole Konkol
(502) 892-3617​

Historic Preservation Coordinator/Transportation Liaison
Gabrielle Fernandez
(502) 892-3623

Archaeology Review Coordinator
Christopher M. Gunn, Ph.D.
(502) 892-3615

Transportation Archaeology Review Liaison
Vanessa N. Hanvey
(502) 892-3616

Transportation Archaeology Review Coordinator

Senior Environmental Review Coordinator
Jenn Ryall
(502) 892-3619

Heritage Database Coordinator
(502) 892-3621

Historic Preservation Coordinator/Transportation Liaison
Matt Yagle
(502) 892-3623

Site Identification

Program Administrator
Kitty Watson Dougoud
(502) 892-3605

Certified Local Government Program and Planning Coordinator
Orloff Miller
(502) 892-3606

African American Heritage Coordinator and Native American Heritage Coordinator
(502) 892-3607

Survey Coordinator
(502) 892-3608

National Register Program Coordinator
Lisa M. Thompson
(502) 892-3609

Data Manager
(502) 892-3621

Site Development 

Program Administrator
Diane Comer
(502) 892-3611

Staff Architect

Restoration Project Manager
(502) 892-3613

Agency Fax
(502) 564-5820

Kentucky Heritage Council
The Barstow House
410 High Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-7005