Josephine S. Talamantez (Chicana/Yaqui) is an Organizational Management, Public Policy and Governmental Relations consultant with a specialization in Arts, History and Cultural Public Programming, Historic Preservation, Cultural Resource Management and Public History. Founder and Board Chair—Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center (CPM www.chicanoparkmuseum.com) San Diego, CA; Board Chair—Capitol Area Indian Resources, Inc. (CAIR) Sac. CA; Former Chief of Programs/ Legislative Liaison, California Arts Council, a State agency; Executive Director, La Raza/Galeria Posada-Sac, CA and Centro Cultural de la Raza-San Diego—nonprofit arts organizations, CA; Past executive board member, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC); and Founding member of Latinos in Heritage Conservation (LHC) a national organization. Executive Board member for Alliance of California Traditional Arts (ACTA.) She has served as an Advisor to the California Office of Historic Preservation for the development of the Ca. Latino American Theme Study and Multiple Property Registration Form (MPRF.) Co-founder—Chicano Park & Chicano Park Steering Committee (CPSC), and member of the Royal Chicano Air force (RCAF). She authored Chicano Park and the Chicano Park Monumental Mural’s successful National Register nomination and co-authored its National Landmark nomination. And for close to 30 years she worked with her late artist husband, Armando R. Cid, leading multidisciplinary arts workshops and conducting traditional family altar making for the observance of Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead. She has a Master degree in History focusing the Chicano civil rights era and on public history programming.