Governor Dave Freudenthal has appointed Mary Hopkins as Wyoming's State Historic Preservation Officer. Hopkins brings more than 32 years of historical preservation experience to the position and has been the Interim SHPO for the past three years. Hopkins comments on the Governor's appointment.
Hopkins is a Wyoming native and UW graduate and has developed an award winning data management program at the University of Wyoming. She has also worked closely with state and federal agencies on the development of agreements to mitigate impacts to cultural resources.