The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency's director is Amy Martin, who assumed her duties on May 16, 2012. Martin had previously been assistant deputy director for regional outreach at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. She served as state coordinator of the Illinois Main Street Program where she worked closely with IHPA staff to revitalize historic downtowns. She was also managing director of marketing and communications at DCEO.

Director Martin can be reached by email at and by telephone at 217-785-7930.