Historic Harrisville, Inc. Names New Executive Director
Erin Hammerstedt has been named Executive Director of Historic Harrisville, Inc. She begins work in mid-February, in preparation for the departure of current Executive Director, Linda Willett.
For the past 8 years, Erin has worked at Preservation Pennsylvania, initially as a Field Representative and more recently as Preservation Services Director. She provides technical assistance throughout the state on a wide variety of historic preservation projects. She is experienced in historic designation, feasibility studies, grant-writing, building restoration and maintenance, community outreach and education, and administration.
Erin holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Arts from Penn State and a master’s degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont. As a graduate student in 1999, she was an intern at Historic Harrisville and is excited to return in her new role.