Amy Barnes, M.A.

Senior Cultural Heritage Specialist

Amy Barnes, M.A. CAHP, has been working in the heritage field since 2009. She holds an M.A. in Heritage Conservation from the School of Canadian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario and is a full member with the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals. Ms. Barnes has successfully completed the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) Foundations in Public Participation and the IAP2 Planning and Techniques for Effective Public Participation courses. Ms. Barnes has worked in the Heritage Planning Departments at the City of Kingston and the Municipality of North Grenville where her duties involved public consultation, records management and work on a variety of heritage-related planning issues. Ms. Barnes has worked on numerous Heritage Impact Assessments and dozens of Cultural Heritage Evaluation Reports throughout Ontario and has completed large scale heritage inventories for built heritage and cultural heritage landscapes. Ms. Barnes has been an active member of the Cambridge Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee since 2009. Ms. Barnes has presented at numerous conference and speaking engagements on heritage related topics. Ms. Barnes has a great deal of experience researching and presenting historical information to a variety of audiences including both professionals and engaged citizens. Ms. Barnes has worked both independently and as part of a large multidisciplinary team. Ms. Barnes has worked in both the private and public sector on heritage projects that vary in size and scale.