Press Center—Contact Us

Our Public Affairs team works with the news media and digital partners to raise awareness of how the National Trust advances the cause of saving places and to engage the public in a discussion of why old places matter.

If you are a member of the media on deadline, contact pr@savingplaces.org or 202-588-6141.

Public Affairs Team

Vice President: Germonique Ulmer
@germonique
P: 202-494-9876
Specialty areas: breaking news; national media inquiries; diversity outreach and saving diverse places; Partners in Preservation; urban revitalization/livable cities

Program Assistant: Kelly Choi
P: 202-588-6193
Specialty areas: General inquiries

Associate Director: Andy Grabel
@agrabel
P: 202-588-6025
Specialty areas: Executive Office interview requests; federal preservation policy; National Trust Historic Sites; Preservation Green Lab; American Express partnership; Modernist architecture.

Specialist: Juvenio L. Guerra
@the.folk.saint
P: 310-755-0590
Specialty areas: National Treasures (Western Region); cultural resources and public lands; diversity outreach and saving diverse places; HOPE Crew; Spanish language inquires.

Associate Manager: Ruth McBain
@ruthmcbain
P: 202-588-6186

Associate Director: Virgil McDill
@vpmcdill
P: 202-294-9187
Specialty areas: America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places; PastForward Conference; urban revitalization/livable cities; cultural resources and public lands.

Senior Manager: Erica Stewart
@estewartdc
P: 202-588-6229
Specialty areas: HOPE Crew, Main Street/downtown revitalization; grassroots and e-advocacy; sites of conscience; federal preservation policy; historic tax credits

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