Our Staff

Jennifer Goodman, Executive Director jg@nhpreservation.org
The Preservation Alliance's services, impact and constituent base has increased dramatically since Jennifer became the Director fifteen years ago.  The organization's work with historic agricultural properties, conservation organizations, incentives and preservation easements have been recognized both statewide and across the country.  She has presented and published widely on community-based preservation planning and advocacy techniques and is the co-editor of the prize-winning Restoring Women's History through Historic Preservation (Johns Hopkins University Press). She worked previously at the National Building Museum and preservation organizations in Boston and Philadelphia, and served as vice chair of a national alliance of preservation organizations. She was named to the Union Leader's 40 under 40, and is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire.

Beverly Thomas, Program Director bt@nhpreservation.org
Beverly manages the Alliance's Old House and Barn program and oversees both of the Alliance's grant programs for barn assessments and for community landmarks assessment or re-use studies. She coordinates a range of educational programs and the biennial Old House & Barn Expo, and provides direct advice, referrals, and resources to old house and barn owners. She is also responsible for monitoring the Alliance's easement properties and provides support in developing new easements.   She lives in Bedford, where she has been a member of the Historic District Commission, is assisting the Stevens-Buswell School Restoration Project, chaired the successful town-wide effort to build the Bedford Village Common, and has, with her husband, cared for her own old house for over 25 years.

Andrew Cushing, Field Service Representative ac@nhpreservation.org
Andrew travels the state connecting communities to the resources they need to preserve historic landmarks. He provides technical assistance, practical advice on preservation tools and strategies, and guidance in grant-writing and fundraising. He is a New Hampshire native who returned to his hometown of Grafton, where he is currently displacing tires, fish tanks, mattresses, and feral cats from an old house and barn. He serves as secretary for the Grafton Historical Society and board member of the Friends of Mascoma Foundation. Andrew is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an M.S. in Historic Preservation.

Patricia Meyers, Special Projects
Pat Meyers is a New Hampshire native with extensive nonprofit experience as director of several organizations. She is a former chair of the Preservation Alliance board, and a board member of the Manchester Historic Association and Strawbery Banke Museum. She is a past board member of the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden in Portsmouth and the New Hampshire Historical Society.

New Hampshire Preservation Alliance 2018 Summer Intern Opportunity: help a vibrant organization with growing impact in communities across the state. Gain valuable experience and insights in many aspects of non-profit organization operations and historic preservation activities. We want a hard-working, strategic thinker with a passion for preservation to join our small team and provide program, administrative, and communication support this summer. Office in Concord, New Hampshire.  Paid position with schedule flexibility depending on candidate. Please email to jg@nhpreservation.org with “intern” in subject for a job description and qualifications.  Open until filled.

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance strengthens communities and stimulates local economies by encouraging the protection and revival of historic buildings and places.  Recent successes include significant “saves” of community landmarks, expanded barn preservation activity, and a growing constituent base and success in communities across the state because of our Seven to Save, 52 Barns in 52 Weeks initiative and other outreach and services.

 

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