Amy L. Arnold received a B.A. cum laude in history/anthropology from Western Michigan University, attended the masters of Liberal Studies program at Duke University, and earned a B.S. in historic preservation planning from Eastern Michigan University. She has been the preservation planner for Michigan’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) since 1997 and coordinates the SHPO Local Historic District and Certified Local Government programs. She serves as the project manager for cultural heritage tourism projects including the West Michigan Pike, a 1922 auto tourism highway in West Michigan, and the Michigan Modern project. Prior to joining the MI SHPO, she spent a year in Austin, TX working on a historic highway bridge survey.
Michigan State Historic Perservation Office