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.


David Yeaworth, Chair
Rick Sever, Vice Chair
Valerie Tran, Secretary
Krista Whiters, Treasurer
Kate Krafft, Ex-Officio

Connie Walker Gray
Mary McCumber
Peter Mills
Alyssa Alcantara
Michael Powe
Vernon Abelsen
Stephanie Toothman

Upcoming Council meetings at the Dearborn House (1117 Minor Ave):

  • Thursday, December 19 at 5:00 PM

Foundation Board

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

Marvin Anderson
John Bennett
Marcia Wagoner