Established in 1993, Preservation Piedmont is a non-profit grass-roots organization dedicated to preservation public awareness and advocacy, serving the City of Charlottesville, the County of Albemarle, and adjacent localities.
Preservation Piedmont is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the built environment and its setting in order to protect and create an appreciation for the historic resources of the region.
Preservation is promoted by the protection and rehabilitation of historic buildings, sites, and neighborhoods, as well as the natural and created landscape, traditional routes, and open spaces.
The purposes of Preservation Piedmont are to serve the City of Charlottesville, the County of Albemarle, and adjacent localities by:
promoting greater public awareness of and advocating for historic preservation in the region;
protecting the historic resources of the region;
sponsoring educational tours and programs that encourage public participation in the preservation, restoration, and ownership of historic and archeological sites, buildings and structures, and landscapes significant to the cultural, social and architectural history of the region;
promoting heritage tourism;
supporting and initiating local projects, partnerships, and studies that help to identify and protect important community historic resources; and
monitoring local and state government actions on issues affecting preservation of historical, cultural, and natural resources.
These goals are also promoted by cooperating with other groups and organizations committed to the preservation and welfare of the community.
2019 Board of Directors:
Back row: Niya Bates, Mary Joy Scala, Peter Krebs, Rebecca Deeds, Kay Slaughter, Mark Rylander, William Adams.
Front row: Madeleine Hawks, Ellen Wagner, Genevieve Keller, Jo Lawson, James Boyd.
Missing: Maria Chapel, Tom Raney, Liz Russell.
2019 Board of Advisors:
Bill Emory, K. Edward Lay, Margaret Maliszewski Fritz, Jean Hiatt, Ross Stevens.
Missing: Richard Crozier, Helena Devereux, Emma Earnst, Andrew Johnston, Judy Rasmussen, Justin Sarafin, Roulhac Toledano, Peggy Van Yahres, Richard Guy Wilson.
2019 Executive Committee:
Madeleine Hawks, Vice-President; Mary Joy Scala, President; Kay Slaughter, Secretary.
Missing: Maria Chapel, Treasurer.\
Photos Credit: Raman Pfaff