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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lisa Bergstrom

About the Speaker

Ms. Bergstrom is the Cultural Heritage and Client Development Director of Kenah Consulting. Ms. Bergstrom’s work over the last five years has focused on advocating for and working with underrepresented communities.  These collaborations have resulted in a more inclusive and comprehensive recounting of Virginia’s historic narrative.  Her specialties include advocacy, capacity building, resource development, and strategic planning for the preservation of historic and cultural resources, cultural landscapes, and tangible and intangible heritage.  This work has helped to fund an array of collaborations between museums, historic sites, and the communities they serve.  Ms. Bergstrom has a good relationship and history of support through advocacy within the Virginia Indian Community.