Project Archaeologist Steven Dampf Celebrates 15 Years at HRA

Fifteen years ago today, Steven Dampf joined HRA as a Research Archaeologist in our Seattle office. Within a few years, family need led to a change of offices that meant moving his life hundreds of miles to Spokane, and he feared that would be the end of his tenure with HRA. But Steve was willing […]

Sadin Receives Honorable Mention from NCPH

We’re pleased to announce that historian Paul Sadin received Honorable Mention for the National Council on Public History’s 2019 Excellence in Consulting Individual Award for the book A History of the Cushman Hydroelectric Project: Tacoma Power, the Skokomish Tribe, and the Skokomish River, 1910–2016. Tacoma Power—the Pierce County (Washington) public utility provider—contracted with HRA to […]

HRA Travel Award Given to Porsha Dossie

Congratulations to Porsha Dossie, who received the 2019 HRA Travel Award from the National Council on Public History (NCPH). Each year, HRA provides funding for this award, which helps a new public history professional attend NCPH’s annual meeting. Porsha received her MA in History (Public History Track) from the University of Central Florida in 2018. […]

HRA Receives NCPH Excellence in Consulting Group Award

HRA received NCPH’s 2019 Excellence in Consulting Group Award for Commemoration and Collaboration: An Administrative History of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Written under contract to the National Park Service (NPS), the detailed, well-illustrated history covers a wide range of topics, including past commemorations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, plans to develop […]

Accounting Specialist Michele Stoll Celebrates 10 Years at HRA

Congratulations to Michele Stoll, who is celebrating her 10 year anniversary with HRA. Michele is the master of invoicing and expense reports, processing anywhere between 150–200 each month. She has been key in anticipating client requirements and special requests for invoicing and making sure that they receive invoices in the format and timeframe they request. […]

Project Archaeologist Sara Davis Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Congratulations are in order for Sara Davis, who joined HRA 5 years ago this month. Sara works in HRA’s Portland office as a Project Archaeologist and is one of our lead principal investigators. She’s known for being a critical thinker who loves a challenging, complex project. Sara does it all–she’s a skilled researcher, an amazing […]