Online Workshop: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

  • 09 Jun 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Online
  • 90


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National Historic Preservation Act's Section 106 and How It Works

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act requires federal agencies to consider the effects of their projects on historic properties. This presentation will provide an overview of the Section 106 process and what it means for historic resources and how the public can participate. Section 106 practitioners from the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Maine Department of Transportation, and Kleinfelder, a consulting firm, will discuss their experiences working on projects that require Section 106 review around the State of Maine.

The presenters will take questions at the end.

This event will be recorded and the recording will be shared with all registrants, regardless of whether or not they attended.

Your Presenters

Megan Rideout is the Review and Compliance/Certified Local Government Coordinator at Maine Historic Preservation Commission. On a daily basis, she interacts with various federal, state, and local entities requesting review of projects under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Megan has her Masters of Sciences in Historic Preservation from Ball State University and has been in working in the field of preservation for over 10 years. While not at work, Megan enjoys the Maine outdoors with her husband and their two dogs.

Julie Senk is the Historic Coordinator at the Maine Department of Transportation. She handles Section 106 and Section 4(f) compliance on a daily basis and works closely with federal and state agencies, as well as the public and Maine’s Federally-recognized Native American Tribes. Originally from Vermont, Julie received her Masters of Science in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont before moving to Maine in 2013. She currently resides in the Midcoast region with her husband and two dogs.

Amanda Taylor is an Architectural Historian with Kleinfelder, an international consulting firm with an office in Augusta. She provides support for clients undertaking Section 106 consultation and evaluating historic resources. She has a master’s degree in Public History from Indiana University-Indianapolis. She lives in the Capital region with her husband and their Maine Coon(ish) cat and enjoys hiking Maine’s mountains.

Attending an Online Workshop

To participate in this online workshop you will need access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.  We will be using Zoom to host this workshop as an online videoconference.  Once you register, you will immediately be sent instructions for logging in via automatically sent email.

If you do not have access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection, you will still be able to call in on a telephone, but you will unfortunately not be able to see any of the participants or visuals. 

Online registration will be open through June 9. Attendance is limited to 90 people; register soon to save your spot!

The fee for members is $15.  Non-members pay $25.

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