Laura Hortz Stanton

Laura Hortz Stanton

Executive Director

Laura Hortz Stanton is Executive Director of CCAHA. She is responsible for executing CCAHA’s strategic goals and business planning initiatives. She manages large scale conservation and preservation projects with partner organizations, leading internal and external teams. She oversees CCAHA’s budget and works with the Board of Directors on business development.

Laura serves on the Leadership Nominating Committee of the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). She is a member of the National Heritage Responders of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC). She also serves as Adviser to both the Collection Care Network and the Member Designation Working Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC).

Laura’s first role at CCAHA was Preservation Specialist, after which she served as Director of Preservation Services. She previously served as the Curator of Collections at the Siouxland Heritage Museums. She received her MA from the Museum Studies Program at the Cooperstown Graduate Program and her BA in Anthropology and Archaeology from Temple University.