National Register Specialist, Historian
State Historic Preservation Office
Julie Carmelich is a Historian with the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) located within the Department of Economic and Community Development. Since her start at the SHPO in 2008, Julie’s primary responsibility has been administering the State and Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Programs. Julie has over 15 years of professional experience in the private and public sectors. Her private sector work includes positions in cultural resources management where she worked to assess the impact of federal and state-funded projects on historic resources as required under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
She also served as a Stewardship Manager for The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, now known as Historic New England, where she monitored the preservation restrictions of properties throughout New England. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Colgate University and a Master of Arts degree in Preservation Studies from Boston University.