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The ACHP is proud to announce the December 5, 2019, adoption of a new strategic plan. Previous versions were adopted in 2011 and updated in 2014.

The ACHP receives direction from the Office of Management and Budget which states: “The Strategic Plan...presents the long-term objectives an agency hopes to accomplish at the beginning of each new term of an Administration by describing general and long-term goals the agency aims to achieve, what actions the agency will take to realize those goals, and how the agency will deal with challenges and risks that may hinder achieving results.”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint a new expert member to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). He intends to nominate Jay D. Vogt, South Dakota State Historic Preservation Officer, to replace Expert Member Dorothy Lippert. The White House made the announcement yesterday.

Today is International Volunteer Day, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation applauds all those who give their time to preserve our nation’s treasures.

DeTour Reef Light Preservation Society (DRLPS) of Michigan has utilized volunteers since 1998 to restore and operate a lighthouse located offshore at DeTour Reef at the northwestern head of Lake Huron. DRLPS was designated a Preserve America Steward in 2010.

Dean Nicolai, Native American Studies Department Head at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, Montana, today spoke with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) staff on the ACHP’s recently announced partnership and the goals of the program. Dorothy Lippert, expert member of the ACHP, Valerie Grussing, executive director of the National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, Jamie Lee Marks, program manager, THPO Program at the National Park Service, and Katherine Slick, president of the ACHP Foundation, joined the discussion.

Salish Kootenai College is the only college in the nation that offers a tribal historic preservation degree program.

WASHINGTON, D.C.— As the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) commemorates National Native American Heritage Month, Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the release of Early Coordination with Indian Tribes during Pre-application Process: A Handbook, to offer guidance on how federal agencies, industry, and Indian tribes can work collaboratively and effectively prior to the submission of applications that will need to go through the Section 106 process of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).