Members of the Preservation Action Board of Directors lead the organization by example, being active preservationists in their states and providing essential information to Preservation Action staff about federal issues concerning their communities. These grassroots volunteers are crucial to Preservation Action’s effectiveness as the voice for preservation in Washington.

If you have a question about your Board status, contact Preservation Action at 202-463-0970 or send us a note with Membership in the subject line.

Preservation Action Executive Committee

Shanon Miller, TX
Chair

Laura Trieschmann, VT
Secretary

Dru Van Steenberg, TX
Treasurer

Richard Nettler, MD
General Counsel

Peter Benton, PA
Chair, Nominating Committee

Hal Fairbanks, LA
Vice Chair, Finance and Administration

Brenda Barrett, PA
Vice Chair, Policy Committee

Trisha Logan, NY
Vice Chair, Membership and Development

Peg Breen, NY

Alan Downer, HI

Andrew Potts, DC

Will Tippens, IL

Board of Directors
Preservation Action is looking for board representation in the following states: Alabama, California, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming. To learn more, please see Board of Director Responsibilities and contact us with questions about joining.

Janet Matheson, AK

Alan Downer, HI
(Executive Committee)

Boyd Maher, AR

Renee Seblatnigg, CT

Tersh Boasberg, DC
(Honorary)

Dennis Hughes, DC

Anna Klosterman, DC

Lauren Oswalt McHale, DC

Thomas Moriarity, DC
(President, Preservation Action Foundation)

David Morgan, DC

Andrew Potts, DC
(Executive Committee)

David Schon, DC

Robin Hubbell Kusumi, DE

Robert Saarnio, HI

Matt Cole, IL

Will Tippens, IL
(Executive Committee)

Bradford J. White, IL
(Preservation Action Foundation)

J. Marshall (Marsh) Davis, IN

James Smith, IN

Hal Fairbanks, LA
(Executive Committee)

Patty Gay, LA

Roderick Scott, LA

Cindy Lang, ME

James Igoe, MA

Lisa Craig, MD

Nellie Longsworth, MD
(Honorary)

Richard Nettler, MD
(Executive Committee)

Nancy Schamu, MD

Nancy Finegood, MI
(Preservation Action Foundation)

Steve Jones, MI

David Richardson, MO

J. Myrick Howard, NC

Mary-Anna Holden, NJ

Peter Primavera, NJ

Peg Breen, NY
(Executive Committee)

Suzanne Clary, NY

Franny Eberhart, NY

Wayne Goodman, NY

Trisha Logan, NY
(Executive Committee)

Yolita E. Rausche, OH

R. Brett Estes, OR

John M. Tess, OR

Brenda Barrett, PA
(Executive Committee)

Peter Benton, PA
(Executive Committee)

Melinda Crawford, PA

Mary Werner DeNadai, AIA, PA

A. Roy Smith, PA
(Treasureer, Preservation Action Foundation)

Jennifer Stark, AIA, PA

Winslow Hastie, SC

Philip Thomason, TN

Nancy Avellar, TX

Anna Glover, TX

Bruce MacDougal, TX

Shanon Shea Miller, TX
(Executive Committee)

Dru Van Steenberg, TX
(Executive Committee)

Kelly Finnigan, VA

Rebeccah Ballo, VA

Penny Jones, VA

Laura Trieschmann, VT
(Executive Committee)

Cate Magennis Wyatt, VA

Townley McElhiney, VA

Allyson Brooks, WA