SdCNHA seeks board applicants

VALLEY – The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) is seeking to fill a board member position from residents in Costilla County. Those who enjoy cultural preservation, heritage tourism, and historical work are invited to thrive in this friendly and collaborative environment.

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) Board of Directors provides the opportunity for local residents to become engaged in a leadership role. Volunteers in these positions represent the voice of citizens in support of local heritage preservation efforts and the community-oriented mission of the Heritage Area, and are willing to commit to one meeting per month and participation on sub-committees.

Local projects have included historic building rehabilitation, interpretation of historic and scenic/recreational sites, educational programming and cultural events, and documentation of culturally significant components of traditional ways of life. These efforts seek to contribute to community building or heritage tourism, promote a spirit of pride and create a legacy in the Colorado counties of Alamosa, Conejos, and Costilla.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the SdCNHA’s website and review the organization’s goals and objectives, found on the Management Plan page:

Applications can be found on the website:

Completed applications and attachments should be mailed or hand delivered to the SdCNHA at the address noted below:

Mail to:

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area

Attention: “Board Position”

P.O. Box 844

Alamosa 81101

Or hand deliver to: 623 4th Street, Alamosa

Caption: From left are Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area Board of Directors Dennis Lopez, Reyes Garcia, Nick Saenz, Roy Esquibel and Loretta Mitson at a monthly meeting in the Conejos County Museum. Courtesy photo