National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) is governed by a board of directors composed of current and former members and staff of local preservation commissions and Main Street organizations, state historic preservation office staff, and other preservation and planning professionals, with the Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chairs of the board committees serving as the Board’s Executive Committee.


  • Patricia Blick, Quapaw Quarter Association, Arkansas | Chair
  • Cory Kegerise, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania | Chair-Elect
  • Melinda Crawford, Preservation Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania | Secretary
  • Tim Frye, San Francisco Planning Department, California | Treasurer


  • Katherine Adams, Washington Architectural Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Deborah Andrews, City of Portland, Maine
  • Nathan Bevil, Ohio History Connection, Ohio
  • Betsy Bradley, Spokane Historic Preservation Commission/Goucher College Historic Preservation Program, Washington State
  • Walter Gallas, Baltimore City Department of Planning, Maryland
  • Briana Paxton-Grosicki, PlaceEconomics, Massachusetts
  • James Hewat, City of Boulder, Colorado
  • Jacqueline Johnson, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, Virginia
  • Collette Kinane, Raleigh Historic Development Commission, North Carolina
  • Michael Koop, Minnesota Historical Society (SHPO), Minnesota
  • Caroline Labiner, Harvard Heights and Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone Boards, California
  • Paula Mohr, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, Iowa
  • J. Todd Scott, King County Historic Preservation Program, Washington State
  • Matt Synatschk, Land Use Consultant, Texas
  • Phil Thomason, Thomason and Associates, Tennessee
NAPC is seeking volunteers to help advance its mission of providing education and technical assistance to local preservationists, particularly those involved in the work of local preservation commissions.  Volunteers may serve on a variety of committees and in other capacities that take advantage of their individual skills and experiences.  Editorial and production work on The Alliance Review, membership recruitment and retention, resources development, education programs and technical assistance are just a few of the possibilities.  Join us today to make a difference in the future of preservation by contacting NAPC at 757-802-4141 or