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The Leadership Team
RED ARCH is made up of a talented group of leaders who have partnered together to bring intellectual strength and a spirit of outreach to the organization. The organization is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and consultants with vast experience in law, policy, politics, museums, art, history, executive administration, law enforcement, academia, and journalism.

Because cultural heritage is an expansive field, RED ARCH is singularly committed to collaboration. We seek partnerships with universities and other nonprofits to tap in to their institutional strengths in the social sciences, historic preservation, archaeology, art history, criminal justice, the physical and biological sciences, and statistics.
Red Arch Cultural Heritage Policy
Red Arch Research
Catherine McGovern, Ed.D., J.D., LLM
RED ARCH Secretary
Professor of entertainment law

Amanda Nelson, J.D.
Attorney, Artium Amore

Victoria S. Reed, Ph.D.
Sadler Curator for Provenance, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ricardo A. St. Hilaire, J.D., CIPM
RED ARCH Executive Director
Attorney

Kevin A. Swope, M.Phil., M.A.
President, Framingham History Ctr.

Bente Torjusen West
Director, AVA Gallery and Art Center 

Edward M. Van Dorn, Jr., J.D.
RED ARCH Treasurer
Attorney (Ret.), Van Dorn & Curtiss
Roger A. Atwood, M.I.P.P.
Author of Stealing History
Contributing Editor, Archaeology magazine

Darlene A. Bialowski
RED ARCH Vice President
Principal, Darlene Bialowski Art Services
Former chair, Registrars Committee of AAM

Domenic DiGiovanni
US Customs and Border Protection (Ret.)

Peter Herdrich
RED ARCH Consultant
Founding Partner, Heritas Group
Former CEO of AIA
Former Senior Producer of "Inside Edition"

Peter J. McGovern, J.D., Ed.D., LLM (Equiv.)
RED ARCH President
Former law school dean
Professor of art and entertainment law
Red Arch Cultural Heritage Law & Policy Research
Roger Atwood Peter McGovern Kate McGovern Peter Herdrich Melissa Howes Victoria Reed Rick St. Hilaire Kevin Swope Bente Torjusen Ed Van Dorn Stacey Yap
Emeriti/Emeritae

Melissa Howes, M.A.
Managing Director, AJ Promotions
Former U.S. Senate aide

Stacey Yap, Ph.D.
Professor (Ret.),
Plymouth State University