Historic Seattle is governed by its Preservation and Development Authority Council and its Preservation Foundation Board.

Council members provide expertise in architecture, urban planning, real estate development, engineering, finance, non-profit management, and historic preservation.

Foundation Board members are committed philanthropists who support Historic Seattle’s mission and introduce others to preservation.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting health orders issued by the State of Washington, the Thursday, May 21 meeting of the Board and Council will be held electronically. We are following the March 24, 2020 Governor Proclamation 20-28 regarding the Open Meetings and Public Records Act.


David Yeaworth, Chair
Stephanie Toothman, Ph. D., Vice Chair
Valerie Tran, Secretary
Jack O’Connor, Treasurer
Kate Krafft, Ex-Officio

Georgio Brown
Stephanie Johnson-Toliver
Mary McCumber
Peter Mills
Mariko Park
Kenny Pittman
Rick Sever

Foundation Board

James Fearn, President
Kji Kelly (Historic Seattle’s Executive Director)

John Bennett
Lorne McConachie
Lisa Nitze
Marcia Wagoner

David Yeaworth (ex-officio)

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