Legacy Project Staff
TROVA K. HEFFERNAN
became director of The Legacy Project in 2009. She is the author of multiple books on history including Where the Salmon Run: The Life and Legacy of Billy Frank Jr., now in its third printing, and a series of historical exhibits. For the secretary of state, Heffernan oversaw public affairs during one of the closest governor's races in U.S. history. Heffernan, a former television journalist and a public speaker, is a graduate of Washington State University.
JOHN C. HUGHES, an award-winning reporter, editor and publisher, became chief historian
for The Legacy Project in 2008. He is a trustee of the Washington State Historical
Society and has contributed to several Northwest history books, including "On The
Harbor: From Black Friday to Nirvana."
LORI A. LARSON, coordinator of The Legacy Project, has a degree in history from
The Evergreen State College. Before joining The Project in 2008, she worked for
the Legislative Oral History Program. She has been with the Office of the Secretary
of State since 2001.
CONTACT THE TEAM
PO Box 40243
Olympia, WA 98504