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On Jan. 19, 2022, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Vice Chairman Jordan Tannenbaum signed an agreement with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) to extend the duration of the BLM’s national Programmatic Agreement (nPA) by an additional two years to February 2024. The nPA forms the basis of the BLM’s implementation of its cultural resource management actions under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.


ACHP Acting Chairman/Vice Chairman Jordan Tannenbaum was a guest on C-Span2's American History TV. He spoke about the great work the ACHP is doing to preserve the country’s historic places and resources.

Interview with Jordan Tannenbaum


The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are seeking nominations for the 2022 National Trust/ACHP Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation. A category of the National Preservation Awards, this joint award honors outstanding federal partnerships that advance the preservation of important historic resources.

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is offering several internship opportunities for summer 2022. Applications are live now. Details about the internships being offered can be found on our website. The deadline to apply in February 11.

Summer 2022 Internships

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Acting Executive Director Reid Nelson announced Ira Matt is the new director of the Office of Native American Affairs (ONAA). Ira previously served as senior program analyst in ONAA.

“We are excited to have Ira assume this leadership role,” Nelson said. “Ira brings many years of experience, along with his education and tribal background, to the director position. His exemplary work at the ACHP over the years has been vital to the success of ONAA. His commitment to the central mission of that office–to support and advance the role of Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations in the national preservation program–has been a central part of his life’s work.”