About Us

Meet our amazing team.

Mission of Heritage Frederick

Heritage Frederick is a dynamic nonprofit organization that researches, and shares, the significant historical impact of Frederick, County, Maryland, on our state, nation and world. We excel in engaging and interactive experiences that are relevant, accessible and meaningful to all people.

Doug Propheter

Executive Director, Director@FrederickHistory.org

Doug has served 15 years as an executive officer, including 12 leading nonprofit organizations. He has a passion for discovering stories of Frederick County’s people, places, and things with a specialized knowledge of Thurmont history. Doug is on the board of the Thurmont Historical Society and the Seton Center.

Amy Hunt

Curator, Curator@FrederickHistory.org

Amy has a degree in Art History from the University of Maryland at College Park and 13 years of experience as a Curator and Museum Educator in Fine Arts Museums.  She  enjoys travel, reading, genealogy and visiting cemeteries.

Tonya Hatosy-Stier

Director of Development, Tonya@FrederickHistory.org

Tonya has been working in development for more than 20 years. She loves learning more about Frederick County history and enjoys sharing the stories of its people, places and things. Tonya is a founding board member of the Key City Rotary Club.

Jody Brumage

Archivist, Archivist@FrederickHistory.org

Jody is a 10th generation Frederick Countian who has been fascinated with the study of our community’s history for many years. He received a BA in Public History from Shepherd University and a Masters of Archives and Records Administration from San Jose State University. Read more…