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.


Kate Krafft, Chair
Rick Sever, Secretary
Connie Walker Gray, Treasurer

Alyssa Alcantara
Mary McCumber
Pete Mills
Jeffrey Murdock
Mike Powe
Valerie Tran
Krista Whiters
David Yeaworth

Foundation Board

James Fearn, President
Rick Sever, Vice President

Vernon Abelsen
Marvin Anderson
John Bennett
Kji Kelly (Historic Seattle’s Executive Director)
Marcia Wagoner