Topic ID #31391 - posted 2/23/2014 2:14 PM

seeking Entry-Level Architectural Historian Position in/around WA


    Everett, WA


·         Working knowledge of eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century American architectural styles including agricultural, commercial, industrial and transportation resources

·         Extensive experience identifying and evaluating resources while applying the National Register Criteria for Evaluation and following HABS/HAER/HALS standards

·         Skilled in historic property research methods and able to author descriptions, historic contexts and statements of significance

·         Able to conduct historic resource surveys, with photographs and log, and input them into Washington’s HPI database, or other SHPO-based forms/databases

·         Familiarity with Section 106, 4(f)  and NEPA review processes

·         Understanding of conservation science and technology

·         Well versed at the use of digital photography and able to photograph buildings, sites, structures and landscapes to best capture their significance


Historic Everett, Everett, WA, 2008-2014

President. Duties included planning and executing events and educational programs, designing e-newsletters and printed materials, grant writing, community outreach & advocacy, volunteer recruitment and management, fundraising and membership development, historic resource documentation, monitoring local projects for compliance with Section 106, NEPA, and historic overlay guidelines, assisting with special valuation/tax credit programs, working alongside the city Historical Commission

Riverside Historic Overlay Project, Everett, WA, 2006-2010

Duties included field survey and documentation, historical research, community outreach, co-authored overlay guidelines and standards

Center for Historic Preservation, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, 2009

Architectural Field Surveyor. Duties included conducting a field survey of two counties for the Indiana DHPA, including architectural and cemetery documentation, historical research, authoring context statements for sites, cities, counties and townships, public meetings and outreach

Everett Register Nomination

Howard S. Wright House

2112 Rucker Avenue

Everett, WA 98201



Indiana Landmarks, Franklin County Interim Report (2011).

Indiana Landmarks, Carroll County Interim Report (2011).

City of Everett, adapted by Steve Fox, Glenn Hunter and Sarah Church, Neighborhood

            Conservation Guidelines and Historic Overlay Zone Standards for the Riverside

            Historic Overlay. (Sept:2008)

Church, Sarah M., “Polis and Participation: Jefferson Had it Right,” The Orator 3, no.1

            (2008): 71-7


        Master of Arts in Historic Preservation, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2013.


         Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History, University of Washington, 2011.

                     Architectural History coursework: Architecture of the Ancient World

                                                                            Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance Architecture

                                                                            History of Modern Architecture

                                                                            History of Modern Landscape Architecture

                                                                            Seminar on Renaissance Architecture

                                                                            Seminar on Architecture of Africa and the Middle East


         William F. Brown Award for Historic Preservation, Everett, WA, 2011

         Presented by the City of Everett for my work on the Riverside Historic Overlay Project


         Pi Sigma Kappa, National Historic Preservation Honors Society, Zeta chapter



§  The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Architectural Historians

  Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

  National Trust for Historic Preservation

  Vernacular Architecture Forum

  The Society for Commercial Archeology


  Historic Seattle

Other Work Experience

US Bank, Lynnwood, WA 2012-present

Personal Banker. Duties include sales and customer service

Taco Time Corporate Restaurants, Renton, WA, 1995-2012

General Manager

Coastal Villages Seafoods, Platinum, AK, 2010-2011

Cook, Deckhand


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