SHF 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 at SHF is here to serve and help communities statewide to preserve these resources for future generations to enjoy. 

*Please note: SHF is open and continuing its operations remotely. Please contact staff directly at the listed cell phone number or email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 


1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
T: 303-866-2825, Toll-Free: 877-788-3780
F: 303-866-2041



Tim Stroh, AIA

Director, State Historical Fund

C: (720) 460-6940

Fun Facts

Favorite Historic Place? Pikes Place, Seattle
Favorite Hobby? Fishing


Gheda Gayou

Deputy Director, State Historical Fund & Historic Preservation Specialist

Region: Northwest Colorado
C: 303-968-8235

Fun Facts

Next Vacation? Costa Rica
Favorite Historic Place? Mesa Verde National Park



Outreach Staff


Megan Eflin

Outreach Coordinator

Region: Western Colorado
C: (303) 824-9769

Fun Facts

Favorite Song? While My Guitar Gently Weeps, The Beatles
Favorite Historic Place? Frauenstein Castle, Wiesbaden


Sara Doll

Outreach Specialist

Region: Eastern Colorado
C: (303) 549-6190

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Running
Favorite Historic Place? Cairo, Illinois


Contracts Staff


Susan Frawley

Contracts Officer

C: (303) 548-9871

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Pottery
Next Vacation? Alaska



Breanne Nugent

Deputy Contracts Officer & Education Specialist

Region: Statewide (Education Projects)
C: (720) 646-0608

Fun Facts

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


Korbin Pugh

Contracts Specialist & Property Protection Coordinator

C: (720) 644-7024

Fun Facts

Next Vacation? Gwangju, South Korea
Favorite Historic Place?  Chaco Culture National Historical Park



Historic Preservation Specialists


Anne McCleave

Historic Preservation Manager & Specialist

Region: Northeast Colorado
C: (303) 656-7050

Fun Facts

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



Mike Owen

Historic Preservation Specialist

Region: Southwest Colorado
C: (720) 557-6991

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Ice Hockey
Favorite Historic Place? Ouray, Colorado 



Danielle Lewon

Historic Preservation Specialist

Region: Southeast Colorado
C: (303) 317-7439

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


Katie Arntzen

Archaeological Specialist

Region: Statewide
C: (303) 241-0332

Fun Facts

Favorite Historic Place? Painted Hand Pueblo, Colorado 
Favorite Hiking Trail or Campsite? Apex Trail, Jefferson County Parks



Jenny Deichman

Survey Specialist

Region: Statewide
C: (303) 482-6575

Fun Facts

Favorite Historic Place? St. Elmo, Colorado 
Next Vacation? Ireland



Additional Staff 


Debbie Johnson

Grants System Manager

C: (303) 548-6399

Fun Facts

Favorite Hobby? Gardening
Favorite Historic Place? Ellis Island, New York 



Janell Keyser

Director, Rocky Mountain Center for Preservation

C: (720) 584-1720

Fun Facts

Favorite Hiking Trail or Campsite?  Blue Mountain Rec Area, Missoula Montana
Favorite Historic Place?Great Camp Santanoni in the Adirondacks, New York


Stefanie Baltzell

Program Archivist

O: (303) 866-2976

Fun Facts

Next Vacation? Coming Soon
Favorite Historic Place? Coming Soon 



David Gonzalez

Preservation Programs Associate

O: (303) 866-2825

Fun Facts

Favorite Historic Place? Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Denver
Favorite Hobby? Brazilian Jiu Jitsu