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
  • Walter Gallas, Baltimore City Department of Planning, Maryland
  • Briana Paxton-Grosicki, PlaceEconomics, Massachusetts
  • Matthew Halitsky, Idaho State Historical Society, Idaho
  • James Hewat, City of Boulder, Colorado
  • Alison Hinchman, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC
  • Jacqueline Johnson, Initiatives of Change, Virginia
  • Michael Koop, Minnesota Historical Society (SHPO), Minnesota
  • Caroline Labiner, Harvard Heights and Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone Boards, California
  • J. Todd Scott, King County Historic Preservation Program, Washington
  • Matt Synatschk, Land Use Consultant, Texas
  • Phil Thomason, Thomason and Associates, TN
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