NHDC Staff

Celeste Archer, Executive Director

celeste.archer@ucdenver.edu

Kayla Gabehart, Associate Director

kayla.gabehart@ucdenver.edu

Hailey Dennis, Office Administrator

hailey.dennis@ucdenver.edu

NHDC Board

Executive Board

Chair: Stuart Pattison
Executive Vice President & Senior Lending Officer--Western Division
TBK Bank
 
Vice Chair: Ed Crowther, PhD
Dept. of History Emeritus, Adams State University
Alamosa, CO 
 
Ryan Crewe, PhD
Chair of Dept. of History
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO
 
Laura Argys
PhD, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
University of Colorado Denver
 
Kimberly Arnold
CEO, Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Escalate Solutions
Denver, CO
 
Barb Beckner
Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
Greenwood Village, CO
 
Susan Bonsall Rosenberry
Masonville, CO
 
Kelly Cvanciger
Bear Creek High School
Lakewood, CO
 
Margaret A. Coval
Colorado Humanities
Greenwood Village, CO
 
Laura Hager
Director, K-12 Outreach
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO
 
Jason Hanson
Chief Creative Officer
History Colorado
Denver, CO
Stephanie Hartman, PhD
Colorado Dept. of Education
Denver, CO
 
John Hise
Escalante Middle School
Durango, CO
 
Pamela Laird, PhD
Dept. of History, Emerita
Director of Digital Initiatives
University of Colorado Denver
 
Assoc. Dean Marjorie Levine-Clark, PhD
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
University of Colorado Denver
 
William Mutch
President, Mutch Government Relations
Greenwood Village, CO
 
Kristen Lewis
Assistant Principal, Boulder High School
Boulder, CO
 
Patty Limerick, PhD
Founder, Center of the American West
2022 Inductee, Academy of Arts & Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
 
Kathy Lindeman
Regional Coordinator, Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Hon. Susan Miller
Cooperative Strategies
Evergreen, CO
 
Myra Rich, PhD
Dept. of History, Emerita
University of Colorado Denver
 
Peter Spina
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance
Denver, CO
 
William Wei
Colorado State Historian
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
 
Brian Yates
Colorado Springs, CO

Advisory Board

Greg Bante
Savills Studley
Denver, CO
 
Senator Michael Bennet
United States Congress
Denver, CO
 
Susan Daggett
Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
 
Katie Feiman
Century Link
Englewood, CO
 
Jody Georgeson
Telecommunications History Group
Denver, CO
 
Dean Pamela Jansma, PhD
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
University of Colorado Denver
 
Tom Noel, PhD
Chair, State Historical Board
Dept. of History
University of Colorado Denver
 
Johnny Valdez
Ignacio, CO
 

 

Ex Oficio

The Honorable Kendra Black
Denver City Council, District 4

Student Advisory Board

Alkaljot Juneja, President
Boulder Region
 
Monroe Castle, President-Elect
Pikes Peak Region
 
Brooke Auguillard
Greater Denver Metro Region
 
Annika Aumentado
Boulder Region
 
Wren Capra
Mountain Region
 
Brecken Craft
Western Slope Region
Alyson Font
Pikes Peak Region
 
Kenia Hansen-Guzman
Greeley/Northeast Region
 
Grady Hooten
Durango/4 Corners Region
 
Newal Nasir
Denver/Aurora Region
 
Janet Trujillo
Greater Denver Metro Region
 
 
 
 

Founder Award Winners

2022 -- Susan Bonsall Rosenberry & the Walter S. Rosenberry, III Charitable Trust

2021 -- University of Colorado Denver & College of Liberals Arts & Sciences

2020 -- Teaching with Primary Sources at the Library of Congress, Metro State University Denver

2019 -- TBK Bank & Stuart Pattison, President--Western Division & NHDC Board Chair

2018 -- History Colorado Center

2017 -- Senator Michael Bennet & Susan Daggett

2016 -- Linda Childears, President & CEO of Daniels Fund

2015 -- Councilwoman Kendra Black, Denver City Council District 4 & Former Director of NHDC

Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

2022 -- Susan Barrett

2021 -- Jody Georgeson

2020 -- Optimist Club of Monaco South

State Teacher of the Year Winners

2022
Junior--Jamie Adams-Granato
 
2021
Junior--Gail Scobee
Senior--Ed Glassman
 
2020
Junior--John Hise
Senior--Sarah Paulin
 
2019
Junior--Lesley Meyer
Senior--Ted Goodwin
2018
Junior--Roberto Javier
Senior--Kelly Cvanciger
 
2016
Junior--Ian Jentz
Senior--Casey Clay
 
2015
Junior--Holly Spurlin
Senior--Sheila Sloan
 
2014
Junior--Elizabeth Milligan
Senior--Kristin Lewis
 
2012
Barbara Allen
NHD National Teacher of the Year