• North HillSide Photomerge


    National Historic Site Georgia

Our Staff & Offices


Park Management and Administration
Encompasses activities related to park-wide administrative, managerial, and support functions, as well as safety and planning. In addition, this area is responsible for working with external constituencies in order to develop valuable park partnerships. Altogether, the Management and Administration staff provides a host of essential services to enable park employees to focus on accomplishing core mission operations and their functional duties.


Brad Bennett

229 924-0343 ext. 105

Chief of Administration

Karen Berry

229 924-0343 ext. 104

Administrative Assistant

Kerri DeVane

229 924-0343 ext. 101


Interpretation and Education
The Division of Interpretation and Education conducts a variety of interpretive programs and outreach to encourage the development of a deeper understanding of American history and to broaden public support for preserving park resources. Interpretive rangers present the story of American prisoners of war to visitors through formal interpretation at the park with talks, demonstrations, special events, and with informal interpretation. Unique to Andersonville, interpretive staff also oversee funeral arrangements in the National Cemetery.

Chief of Interpretation & Education

Eric Leonard

229 924-0343 ext. 201

Cemetery Administrator

Kim Robins

229 924-0343 ext. 112

Park Ranger

Stephanie Steinhorst

229 924-0343 ext. 203

Park Guide

Chris Barr

229 924-0343 ext. 207


Facility Management
The Maintenance functional area encompasses all activities designed to improve or prolong the life of the park's assets. The preservation of these resources allows for visitors to safely enjoy their activities at Andersonville.

Chief of Maintenance

Amy Hite

229 924-0343 ext. 109

FMSS Specialist

Kevin Bentley

229 924-0343 ext. 106

Maintenance Mechanic James Taylor 229 924-0343 ext. 107

Engineering Equipment Operator


229 924-0343 ext. 107

Gardener Robert Dunford 229 924-0343 ext. 107

Mobile Equipment Operator

Julius Lumkin

229 924-0343 ext. 107

Mobile Equipment Operator

Bob Seales

229 924-0343 ext. 107

Custodial Worker Arthur Ward 229 924-0343 ext. 107

Resource Management
The Cultural Resource staff protect the legacy of American prisoners of war through care of museum collections, oral history materials and through resource management monitoring. Cultural resource management at Andersonville encompasses activities related to the management, preservation, and protection of a variety of natural communities and processes, cultural landscapes, museum artifacts, and archaeological sites.

Chief of Resource Management

Alan Marsh

229 924-0343 ext. 115

Museum Curator

Bridget Beers

229 924-0343 ext. 113

Did You Know?

Grave 3538

Buried in grave 3585 is Corporal James Gooding, 54th Massachusetts Infantry, who died at Andersonville on July 19, 1864. A sailor before the war and highly educated, his letters describing his experience as a soldier were published in a Massachusetts newspaper and he wrote to Abraham Lincoln requesting equal pay for black soldiers. More...