Luis Colon Glenys Ong Echávarri

Luis Colon and Glenys Ong Echávarri 

History Colorado


News: History Colorado has announced two new hires for key roles in the organization. As chief administrative officer, Luis Colon, who has previously worked as former manager of Denver’s Department of General Services, will lead History Colorado’s accounting, human resources, facilities and IT efforts.

Glenys Ong Echávarri is joining History Colorado as its next NAGPRA Liaison and Tribal Consultation Coordinator. Echávarri  spent four years as NAGPRA Collections Assistant at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle, where she "worked on both domestic and international repatriation while moving the museum’s NAGPRA collections to a new facility, following cultural protocols and ceremonies in consultation with the museum’s Native American Advisory Board and spiritual leaders."

"Both Colón and Echávarri will harness strong legacies in their positions as they contribute their new expertise to impactful responsibilities," the organization said in a press release. 

About the organization: History Colorado is a 142-year-old institution that operates Colorado’s oldest museum, nine additional museums and historic sites, a free public research center, the Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, and the History Colorado State Historical Fund, which is the nation’s largest preservation program of its kind.


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