Staff Directory

Meet the staff of the State Historical Fund

The staff at the State Historical Fund is dedicated to preserving the historic sites, buildings, and places in Colorado that make it a great state. We know that each community in Colorado has wonderful resources that provide a sense of place and heritage to those who live there. Staff is here to serve and help Coloradoans preserve these resources for future generations to enjoy. 

Address:

1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
E: hc_shf@state.co.us

State Historical Fund Staff Regions Maps

See the staff region for your county. Maps updated May 2024.

 

Director


 

Marcie Moore Gantz

State Historical Fund Director

marcie.gantz@state.co.us 

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Dancing
Favorite Historic Place? African Burial Ground National Monument, New York City

 

 

 

 

Grants System Manager


Andrés Borunda

Grants System Manager
C: (720) 425-4955
andres.borunda@state.co.us
Fun Facts

Next Vacation? Oaxaca
Favorite Historic Place? Rinconcito de Esperanza, San Antonio, Texas

 

 

 

Engagement


 

Winter Roybal

Engagement Specialist
Region: Eastern Colorado

Favorite Hobby: Crafting
Favorite Historic Place: Mesa Verde National Park

 

 

 

 

Western Colorado

There is currently no Engagement Specialist assigned to Western Colorado. If you are in this area and would like to inquire about State Historical Fund grants, please email our general inbox: hc_shf@state.co.us, and a staff member will contact you shortly.

 

 

Tax Credits and Incentives


 

Sara Kappel

Tax Credit and Incentives

Region: Statewide
C: (303) 549-6190
sara.kappel@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Running
Favorite Historic Place? Cairo, Illinois

 

 

Contracts Staff


 

Breanne Nugent

Contracts Officer

C: (720) 646-0608
breanne.nugent@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Historic Place? Monticello, Virginia
Favorite Hiking Trail or Campsite? Camping near Crystal Mill

 

Katie Bates

Contract Specialist & Education Grant Specialist

C: (303) 548-9871
katie.bates@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Next Vacation? New Orleans
Favorite Historic Place? Los Angeles Theatre

 

 

Sophia Felder

Contract Specialist

C: (720) 916-1380
sophia.felder@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Place? Ruby Hill Park, Denver, CO
Favorite Historic Place? Congo Square, Louis Armstrong Park, New Orleans

Historic Resource Specialists


 

Anne McCleave

Historic Resource Manager & Specialist

Region: Northeast Colorado
C: (303) 656-7050
anne.mccleave@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Hiking Trail or Campsite? Staunton State Park
Favorite Historic Place?  Davenport Bank and Trust Company Building, Iowa

 

 

Danielle Lewon

Historic Resource Specialist

Region: Southeast Colorado
C: (303) 817-7439
danielle.lewon@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Song? Standchen, Schubert
Favorite Historic Place? Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah 

 

 

Jacob G. McDonald

Historic Resource Specialist

Region: Western Colorado
C: (303) 824-9769
jacob.mcdonald@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Song? Ghost On by Angel Olsen
Favorite Historic Place? Cooper Molera Adobe, Monterey, California

 

 

 

 

Jenny Deichman

Preservation Planning Specialist 

Region: Statewide
C: (303) 482-6575
jenny.deichman@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Next Vacation? Oaxaca, Mexico
Favorite Hiking Trail? Square Top Lakes Trail

 

 

 

Dr. Eric McCann

Archaeology Specialist 

Region: Statewide
C: (303) 241-0332
eric.mccann@state.co.us

Fun Facts

Favorite Place? Hathor Temple, Dendera, Egypt
Favorite Hobbies? Hiking, Gardening, and Wild Food Foraging