Erin Linn Founder and Executive Director
Erin is a trained archaeologist and heritage professional with extensive experience working on commercial and academic archaeological and heritage management projects in seven countries. She has worked for the Museum of London Archaeology, Heritage Watch International in Cambodia, the Earthwatch Institute, and the Center for Heritage & Society at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
As the Project Development Officer for Heritage Watch in Cambodia, Erin oversaw the creation and implementation of a heritage protection and education program at the site of Banteay Chhmar, and contributed to the development of a national heritage protection campaign in collaboration with the Cambodian government and UNESCO.
Erin holds an MA in Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London and an MA in Cultural Heritage from Deakin University, Australia. Erin is currently employed as the Communications Officer for the Center for African Studies at Harvard University.
Professor Tim Winter Board Member
Dr. Tim Winter is Research Professor at the Centre for Cultural Heritage in the Asia Pacific and Alfred Deakin Research Institute. Tim is a sociologist by training, and has previously held positions at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney, University of Sydney and the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
Tim’s research interests cover a number of heritage related themes: how the concept is shaped epistemologically through certain knowledge practices; and how it figures in issues like nationalism, cultural diplomacy, post-conflict recovery, sustainability, postcolonial identities and urban development. Much of his work focuses on the developing economies of Asia, with projects currently being pursued in Cambodia, Qatar, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Building on previous work in Cambodia and other post-conflict contexts, Tim is currently developing a research project on heritage conservation as cultural diplomacy. Tim’s other key research area focuses on built environment sustainability in the context of rapid urban development in Asia and the Arabian Gulf.
In 2010-11, Tim led a cross-disciplinary research project, involving 13 members of the Institute for Culture and Society, UWS, on the Shanghai Expo: Better City, Better Life. The project has generated a book, various journal articles, published photo essays and a video documentary. Shanghai Expo: an international Forum on the Future of Cities (Routledge, 2012). Tim has given keynote presentations in Australia, UK, France, US, Laos, Singapore and Cambodia, is editor of Historic Environment, on the editorial board of a number of journals, and has consulted for the Getty Conservation Institute, World Bank, and World Monuments Fund.
Tim’s research publications include 5 books publications along with 115 book chapters and journal articles. Tim was awarded a Ph.D in Sociology from the University of Manchester, UK.
Anna Shpiegel, Esq. Board Member
Anna Shpigel is the Special Assistant to the Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) New England Region. She was appointed to this position by the White House in November of 2014.
Previously, Anna, as General Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources:
championed the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Production Standard legislation and implementing regulations
developed the Massachusetts Clean Cities Incentive Program facilitating energy efficiency for participating communities
advocated for greater diversity in economically stable energy supplies for consumers
worked with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to promote public school renewable energy education programs
advocated on behalf of Massachusetts before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as part of the national expansion of wholesale energy market structures
Anna served as an instructor and mentor for pubic and private sector energy policy and legal professionals, and participates as an occasional instructor at Harvard University Law School’s Environmental Law and Policy Clinic.
Anna was awarded an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2014 concentrating in energy economics, Climate Change Policy, and expansion of public-private partnerships facilitating renewable energy research, innovative technology, and energy efficiency programs.
Anne Fishman Board Member
Anne Fishman is the Principal of .edu Integrated Marketing, providing an array of services including public and media relations and branding, competitive analyses, marketing plans, integrated communication protocols to complex, institutions, as well as start-ups. Clients have included internationally renowned universities and educational organizations, not-for-profit community organizations, and the private sector.
With over 25 years in marketing and communications in higher education institutions, Anne was a pioneer in creating cross-functional teams integrating messaging channels of public relations with print, electronic, social, and mobile media, including at Mount Holyoke and Springfield colleges, and Tufts University. Anne expertise includes how communications can best support policies, programs, and priorities of an organization.
Anne is the author of Winning: How to Advocate for Public Education. Her blog, Town & Gown focuses on issues facing higher education, marketing, and communications to an international audience. Anne holds an M.Ed. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and an A.M. in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. Her undergraduate degree in English Literature is from Brandeis University.
Carrie Arnaud Board Treasurer
Carrie Arnaud is the Treasurer and Town Collector for the Town of Rockport, Massachusetts where she manages all finance and budgeting.
Prior to this role, Carrie served as the Conference Director, Canada for Ziff-Davis/Key3Media, an organization providing business-to-business educational and networking forums for the Information Technology industry; Program Manager for The Center for Executive Development in Cambridge, MA; Conference Director & Systems Administrator for NPACE in Lexington, MA; and a Director, International Meetings Coordination for CIES-The Food Business Forum located in Paris, France.
Carrie’s board appointments include terms as Treasurer, Art Harbor of Cape Ann; Treasurer, Cape Ann Figure Skating Club; and Executive Board Member, Rockport Parent Teacher’s Organization.
Carrie holds a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from Colby College, a DCF from Université de Paris III/IV, a Certificate in Practical Business Accounting from Bentley University and is a Certified Massachusetts Municipal Treasurer.
Darryl Tynen Board Secretary
Darryl Tynen has worked in the education sector for nearly 15 years across five continents. Darryl is currently the Assistant Director of International Admissions at Northeastern University, managing recruitment and enrollment across world. Previously, Darryl was a High School Teacher in the public school system in Australia and the UK, and spent a year teaching English as a Foreign Language at the prestigious IDP English Language Center in Phnom Penh. Darryl also worked as a consultant for Heritage Watch and developed the English Language training curriculum for their heritage development project at Banteay Chhmar, and administered a field school program in art crime in Italy.
Darryl holds a Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology from Swinburne University in Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) from RMIT University, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Global Studies and International Relations at Northeastern University with a concentration in International Development.
Professor William Logan Board Member
William Logan is Emeritus Professor at Deakin University in Melbourne, where he was previously Alfred Deakin Professor and UNESCO Chair in Heritage and Urbanism (2001-2014), and founding Director of the Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP) (2001-2009). He was President of Australia ICOMOS in 1999–2002, a member of the Heritage Council of Victoria (2008-2014) and is currently a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
William has been involved in cultural heritage conservation and teaching, research and consulting on Australian and Asian heritage issues since the early 1970s. Since 1986 he has been an International Expert for the UNESCO, where his work has mainly been related to UNESCO’s campaigns to safeguard World Heritage sites in Bangladesh, China, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the Pacific Islands. He has also acted for the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS at international meetings of experts in Vietnam, Indonesia and Korea. William contributed to UNESCO’s World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium (2007) and has drafted ICOMOS State of Conservation reports. He advised on preparation of the Thang Long-Hanoi Citadel nomination for World Heritage listing and on the Global Strategy for Training and Capacity Building (2009-10), and has run UNESCO training workshops in Vietnam and initiated and contributed to UNESCO/ICOMOS workshops in Fiji and Niue.
William’s research publications include 14 books, 35 book chapters, and 25 refereed journal articles. A number of these have dealt with heritage in the Asian region, most notably Hanoi: Biography of a City (University of Washington Press, 2000) which won the International Planning History Society Book Prize in 2002 and republished in Vietnamese by the Hanoi Publishing House as part of Hanoi’s 1000th birthday in 2012, and The Disappearing ‘Asian’ City: Protecting Asia’s Urban Heritage in a Globalizing World (Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 2002).
He is currently researching and writing on: heritage and human rights; Australia’s overseas war heritage; heritage theory and education; conflicts over intangible heritage in Southeast Asian borderlands; and Vietnamese heritage. William’s doctorate, awarded by Monash University in 1981, focused on the politics of housing, planning and heritage conservation in inner Melbourne, Australia.
For the past decade, Tess Davis has devoted herself to fighting the pillage of ancient sites and trafficking of artifacts, particularly in Southeast Asia. She’s conducted extensive research on the illicit trade in Cambodian antiquities.
Tess Davis is an Affiliate Researcher in the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow. Prior to this, Tess worked for Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation — a not-for-profit institution based in the United States — where she was Executive Director until 2012. She previously worked for the nongovernmental organization Heritage Watch in Cambodia, first as Project Coordinator, and finally Assistant Director. Her career began at the Archaeological Institute of America.
Tess graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor Arts in Archaeology and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. She now serves on the Advisory Board of Heritage Watch and the Ocean Foundation and is Vice Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group. She is admitted to the New York State Bar, Third Department, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Cori Stott is the Director of Research & Accountability at the Public Schools of Brookline. Prior to this role, Cori served as the Director of Organizational Effectiveness for The Achievement Network, an education-focused non-profit; a policy-focused educational consultant with McREL International; and a Strategy and Project Manager for the Denver Public Schools.
Cori holds a Bachelor’s Degree (AB) from Wellesley College, a Master of Education (Ed.M.) from Harvard University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado.