The Director of the Louisiana National Guard Museums is administrative in nature; responsible for the oversight of the history department and the museum staff. Sets vision, goals and deadlines for the department in addition to acting as the liaison between the museum and the board of directors.
LTC Heather Englehart holds two degrees from North Dakota State University, 2002 BA Architecture and 2002 BS Environmental Design with a minor in Visual Arts. She is the newest member to the Museum team but strives to lead from the front in creating a vision of a premier National Guard Museum that will set the bar. Heather is recognized as a combat artist and has work that remains part of the permanent collection at the Center of Military History. Heather has 18 years of service in the National Guard, progressing through the ranks from Private (E1) through Sergeant (E5) and finally into the Engineer Officer Corps. While being a transplant from South Dakota, Heather has supported Louisiana’s efforts during Operation Iraqi Freedom and many Stateside emergency operations such as Hurricane Katrina. She has held positions as squad leader, platoon leader, Environmental Officer, Company Executive Officer, Battalion Plans Officer, Horizontal Engineer Company Commander and is currently the 139th RSG Operations Engineer Officer.
You can reach LTC Englehart at 504-278-8664 or firstname.lastname@example.org