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VCHP Finishes Office Renovation!
Van Citters: Historic Preservation, LLC is happy to announce the completion of renovation activities at their Albuquerque office. The floor plan was reconfigured to meet the growing need for office space; windows and skylights were added to improve lighting and ambience; overhead lighting was improved; and the HVAC system was upgraded. After 8 weeks of construction, VCHP is ready to show off! Come by to see the office and meet the staff of VCHP.

Katherine Roxlau Joins VCHP as NEPA and Cultural Resources Specialist
February 8, 2010
Van Citters: Historic Preservation, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Katherine Roxlau to their office in Albuquerque. Ms. Roxlau, formerly of Tetra Tech, has over 20 years of experience in cultural resource planning and compliance, NEPA analyses and compliance, environmental planning, and project management. Ms. Roxlau has extensive experience providing consulting services to clients in the land management, uranium mining and recovery, nuclear energy production, and renewable industries. She has also worked extensively with federal agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, and Department of Energy, and with tribal groups across the West. At VCHP, she will provide business development and leadership, as well as technical expertise, for the NEPA and environmental planning program, and technical expertise for the cultural resource program. In her new position, Ms. Roxlau will partner with public and private sector clients to help them identify cost efficient and effective solutions for their project needs. She will also promote client stewardship, and monitor project delivery by providing project management assistance and guidance to the team. Ms. Roxlau has been actively involved in community and professional associations, including holding positions on the New Mexico Archeological Council and the Albuquerque Archaeological Society executive committees.

Sarah Payne Joins VCHP as Historian
January 21, 2010
Van Citters: Historic Preservation, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Payne to their office in Albuquerque. Ms. Payne brings expertise in the history of the U.S. West and in the study of environmental history, demonstrated through teaching a number of college courses such as New Mexico History and North American Environmental History and being published in several scholarly journals. Her previous experience in scholarly and archival research, and as a contract historian and editor, supplements her academic training with skills in administrative organization and project conceptualization. At VCHP, Ms. Payne will conduct research and prepare documentation to meet client needs in historic preservation and heritage conservation.

VCHP Given Award by NM State Historic Preservation Officer
VCHP was awarded the State of New Mexico Heritage Preservation Award for a Heritage Publication.  The report was “Keep ‘em Flying: The Story of the Hobbs Army Air Field” which was written by William A. Dodge, Ph.D. and Timothy Sawyer, Ph.D.    The report was given the award as an outstanding mitigation publication that relates an important part of history to the public.  The award was received by Dr. Dodge and Mr. Joe Dearing of the City of Hobbs.