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Jennifer Correia, Emeritus and Past President

Jennifer is an Associate Principal for ARG Conservation Services, Inc. in San Francisco. She has experience working in both public and private sectors.  Prior to her current position, Jennifer was a project manager at the San Francisco Arts Commission, senior conservator at ARG Conservation Services, historic compliance coordinator at the Presidio Trust, and architectural conservator at Materials Conservation Co. in Philadelphia, PA.  Jennifer specializes in assessing historic and artistic materials, managing and planning mid to small scale projects, designing and performing hands-on conservation treatments, and implementing preventative conservation.  She previously served as Chair for AIC’s Architectural Specialty Group.



Annie K. Lo, President

Annie is the Managing Director and Principal of Diagnostics at Walter P Moore and Associates, Inc. She is a building enclosure expert and a licensed Architect who specializes in the design of exterior waterproofing systems, as well as the restoration of existing buildings. Annie began her architecture career advocating for the preservation of historic landmarks in Southern California where she worked for the Los Angeles Conservancy and the MAK Center for Art + Architecture at the R.M. Schindler House. Her love for historic buildings brought her to San Francisco, where she managed the restoration of the Hallidie Building curtain wall façade. Annie is now a Forensic Architect who leads Walter P Moore’s San Francisco Team in the investigation of building enclosure failures and consults on new construction assemblies related to below-grade waterproofing, plaza decks, exterior walls, fenestration systems, and roofing assemblies. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and is also a Board Member of the Northern California Chapter of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).


Alan White, Treasurer

Alan is a founding partner at AQYER, LLC in Los Angeles, CA. His company specializes in non-destructive evaluation, comprising historic preservation, field data collection, analysis, interpretation and delivery of 2D and 3D documentation. Alan's 20 years of preservation experience ranges from hands-on restoration of medieval properties in the UK to his current role deploying emerging technology for the non-destructive evaluation and measured survey of existing structures. Alan brings a broad network of professionals and unique project experience to WCAPT. With a unique insight to preservation technology, Alan delivers an enthusiastic approach to educating members of the architecture, engineering and construction community.



Michelle Sandoval

Michelle Sandoval, is a Senior Associate with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), and has over ten years of experience with building envelope restoration. Areas of focus include portland cement plaster restoration, wood window restoration, and roofing/waterproofing. Ms. Sandoval’s work includes investigations of distressed and deteriorated conditions in existing buildings. She participates in various projects, including facade inspections, condition surveys, and preservation and repair of historic buildings. Michelle served as the Project Field Architect for the recently completed Teak Window Restoration project at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies. Other projects in her historic preservation portfolio include the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles County Hall of Justice, Los Angeles Harbor ‘Angel’s Gate’ Lighthouse, and Eames House. Michelle is an Associate AIA member, a LEED Accredited Professional, and is a member of the APTI Technical Committee for Modern Heritage. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.



Alice Custance-Baker

Alice established Custance-Baker Conservation in 2018, a historic building materials conservation consultancy. Prior to entering solo practice, Alice was Materials Conservation Specialist with Page & Turnbull, Historic Buildings & Monuments Conservator with Nicolas Boyes Stone Conservation, and Building Materials Analyst with the Scottish Lime Centre Trust. As a Consultant to the Getty Conservation Institute Alice co-authored an annotated bibliography on the Conservation of Concrete Heritage. Alice has a Masters in Geology from the University of Edinburgh, U.K., undertaken in collaboration with the British Geological Survey and Historic Environment Scotland, with a focus on the deterioration of natural building stone, and has trained in stone conservation at the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM). Alice specializes in porous building materials assessment, analysis, and conservation, and has established the Stone Quarries Database, a resource for sourcing and matching historic building stone.



James Reigle

James Reigle has 35 years of architectural preservation experience implementing The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. During his career, he has worked on some of the most significant structures in Washington, D.C. including many Smithsonian Institution museums and U.S. government buildings. For 15 years, he was the Director of Historic Preservation for the firm of Martinez & Johnson Architecture providing guidance and supervision for historic theater, library, building, and apartment restorations. He has been a Fulbright Specialist teaching at and working with the Yangon Heritage Trust on theater restoration in Myanmar. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a long standing member of APTI. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Utah and a M.B.A from the University of Houston.



Kori Krichko

Kori is a Structural Designer at Structural Focus in Gardena, California.  She designs new structures and retrofits for existing structures with a particular interest in historic preservation.  Prior to moving to California, Kori worked as a Structural E.I.T.  for 3 years in Phoenix, Arizona after completing her Master's degree in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions (SAHC) at Universitat de Catalunya in Spain and Universidad do Minho in Portugal.  An abbreviated version of her Master's thesis, focusing on the assessment of structural metals in industrial heritage was later published by the Journal of History and Heritage. Kori completed her undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in history at the University of Vermont.


 


Danielle Campbell

Danielle Campbell is a Project Manager and Associate in the Diagnostics Group at Walter P Moore Associates, Inc. She began her career in forensic architecture in 2011, specializing in building envelope consulting for both new construction and for historic preservation. While her expertise lies in building envelope assessment, testing, and repair of fenestration, roofing, and waterproofing systems, Danielle has been involved in a diverse range of forensic projects. Through her work, Danielle aims to highlight the intersection of sustainable technologies with preservation, ensuring that past and future structures are safe and functional for generations to come. Danielle is an AIA member, co-secretary of APTI’s Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation, serves on the Education Committee of the California Preservation Foundation, and is a member of AIA San Francisco’s Historic Resources Committee. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and minors in Historic Preservation and Italian Language.



Christina Varvi

Christina Varvi, Principal Conservator at RLA Conservation Inc. and Professional Associate of the AIC, holds an M.S. in Historic Preservation with a concentration in Materials Conservation from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.  A specialist in architectural and public art conservation, Christina is RLA’s lead professional for all projects west of the Mississippi River, including Hawaii and Alaska. She is a specialist in modern architectural materials, such as linoleum and synthetic finishes, outdoor sculpture planning, treatment, and surveys, as well as large-scale mosaics conservation and architecture surveys, testing, and specification development. Prior to joining RLA in 2011, Christina worked with the Central Park Conservancy and with Jablonski Building Conservation (JBC) in New York City.



Stephen (Schäf) Schafer, Webmaster

Schäf is an expert in architectural photography with a practiced understanding of historic structures. He has completed documentary building and engineering surveys for architectural historians, municipalities and cultural resource management firms. His documentary photographs have been used to nominate sites to the National Register of Historic Places and as CEQA and Section 106 mitigation measures. He specializes in large format 5x7 and 4x5 film photography adhering to Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Architectural and Engineering Documentation, which are transmitted to the Library of Congress Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) collections. Subjects of his work include historic buildings, transportation and utility projects, bridges and range from a Cold-War stealth ship to an 1840 Adobe.



Payal Vora, Advisor

Payal is Founder and President of Payal Vora Associates (PVA), a forensics and historic preservation consulting firm. A Materials Engineer from Purdue University and a Historic Preservation specialist from the University of Texas-Austin, she brings over 20 years of professional experience in materials engineering, materials conservation, historic preservation, roofing, waterproofing, building envelope design, and forensics. Prior to historic preservation she was a scientist specializing in the development and invention of high performance magnetic alloys for aerospace applications. Before establishing PVA Payal was with Architectural Resources Group (ARG), Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE). Her materials conservation work includes remediation of brick masonry contaminated by the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (Fort Livingston, Louisiana). Prominent projects in her historic preservation and conservation portfolio include the War Memorial Veterans Building, James Browning Courthouse Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ferry Building (SF), the Stanford Memorial Church (Stanford), The LA Times Building (Los Angeles), American Bank Building (Portland), Bexar County Courthouse (San Antonio), Tribune Tower (Chicago), and the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Plaza (Austin).



Kelly H. Wong, Advisor

Kelly is currently Project Specialist for the Earthen Architecture Initiative, Seismic Retrofitting Project at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). For the past 16 years, she has worked on preservation projects in the US and abroad including Turkey, Italy, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in the private sector, at public agencies, and for academic institutions. At the GCI, she is responsible for the development of construction documents including the seismic rehabilitation of two adobe structures in Peru, as well as facilitating its implementation with the Ministry of Culture. Before the GCI, Kelly was Preservation Technical Specialist and Preservation Enforcement Planner at San Francisco Planning Department, Preservation Project Manager at The Presidio Trust, and Project Manager at Architectural Resources Group. She has an architecture degree from UC Berkeley and master's in historic preservation (architectural conservation) from the University of Pennsylvania.   


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