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.


  • Paula Mohr, Bentonsport Preservation, LLC, Iowa | Interim Chair
  • Collette Kinane, Raleigh Historic Development Commission, North Carolina | Secretary
  • Mark Rodman, Michigan Economic Development Corporation | Treasurer
  • Mindy Gulden Crawford, Preservation Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania | Assistant Treasurer


  • 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
  • Abigail Christman, City of Denver, Colorado
  • Katie Friddle, City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Tim Frye, New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York
  • Rebecca Goodwin, Otero County, Colorado
  • Briana Paxton-Grosicki, Ethos Preservation, Georgia
  • April Johnson, Preservation Durham, North Carolina
  • Michael Koop, Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, Minnesota
  • Caroline Labiner, Harvard Heights and Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone Boards, California
  • Bhavesh Mittal, City of Plano, Texas
  • J. Todd Scott, King County Historic Preservation Program, Washington State
  • Scott Slagor, City of Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Maggie Smith, City of San Francisco, California
  • 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