The Historic Resources Management Branch provides a range of programs and services to Albertans. Our articles highlight the work of our staff. RETROactive is written, edited and published by:

Sandy Aumonier, Heritage Conservation Adviser

Darryl Bereziuk, Director of Archaeological Survey

Pauline Bodevin, Regulatory Approvals Coordinator

Alireza Farrokhi, Head of Conservation & Construction Services

Dorothy Field, Heritage Survey Program Coordinator

Laura Golebiowski, Aboriginal Consultation Adviser

Colleen Haukaas, Archaeological Permits & Digital Information Coordinator

Ron Kelland, Historic Places Research Officer and Geographical Names Program Coordinator

Todd Kristensen, Northern Archaeologist

Carlo Laforge, Heritage Conservation Adviser

Courtney Lakevold, Archaeological Information Coordinator

Brenda ManweilerManager of the Historic Places Research and Designation Program.

Peter Melnycky, Historian

Jim Nakonechny, Heritage Conservation Technologist

Carina Naranjilla, Grant Program Coordinator

Larry Pearson, Director of Historic Places Stewardship

Allan Rowe, Historic Places Research Officer

Fraser Shaw, Heritage Conservation Adviser

Matthew Wangler, Executive Director, Historic Resources Management Branch

Tom Ward, Manager, Heritage Conservation Advisory Services Program

Robin Woywitka, Cultural Land Use Analyst



Gretchen Albers, Historical Consultant

Eileen Fletcher, Heritage Conservation Adviser

Matthew Francis, Manager, Municipal Heritage Services

Rebecca Goodenough, Municipal Heritage Services Officer

Erin Hoar, Historic Resources Management Branch Officer

Judy Larmour, Historian

David Leonard, Historian

Ophelia Liew, Heritage Conservation Adviser

Andrea Menard, Aboriginal Consultation Adviser

Kerri Rubman, Heritage Consultant

Jeff Sterr, Historical Places Research Assistant

Michael Thome, Municipal Heritage Services Officer



Monica Field, Manager of the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre