Director of Strategic Projects and Design Services
Lindsey has fifteen years’ experience in historic preservation, community engagement, and project management. As Director of Strategic Projects and Design Services, Lindsey leads a variety of projects and partnerships, including the NPS Main Street Façade Improvement Grant Program, NPS Community Disaster Preparedness and Resilience Program, and the Historic Commercial District Revolving Loan Fund Program. She teaches the Advanced Principles of Quality Design course through the Main Street America Institute, and, as part of the field staff team, she focuses on design-related and placemaking initiatives and content. Prior to joining NMSC in 2014, she previously worked at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC, and in Chicago. She received her M.A. in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University and her B.A. in History from the Ohio State University. She currently serves on the board of the National Preservation Partners Network, on the ULI Chicago Resilience Initiative Task Force, and as the Co-Chair of the Preservation Priorities Task Force Climate Change Working Group.
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