SOP 1: Campus Preservation Officer

The campus will designate a Campus Preservation Officer (CPO) who meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards. The CPO will review and ensure coordination of all projects involving historic properties and archaeological considerations with the appropriate stakeholders, including communications with the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). The CPO will be available to provide technical assistance and procedural advice during all phases of a project involving historic properties and archaeological considerations.

The current Campus Preservation Officer is:

Scott Messer, MHP
Director, Historic Preservation
Office of the University Architects for Facilities Planning
210 River Road
Athens, Georgia 30602
(706) 542-7331

The CPO will involve professional consultants or appropriate individuals from the University staff with specific expertise, such as archaeology or historical landscape architecture, as needed for specific operations.


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