BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our board is an all-volunteer group lead by Modern Movement enthusiasts, architects, engineers, designers, preservationists, and historians. If you would like to learn more about board functions and elections, or would like to attend a meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serge is an architect and engineer focused on contemporary design and the conservation of 20th Century architectural heritage. Serge has worked on building projects in Florida, Texas and Illinois and has been a Docomomo US member since 2012, starting with Docomomo US/Florida. He has presented projects and conservation research at several Docomomo US Symposia and at other conferences. Serge is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology and a commissioner on the Riverside (IL) Historical Commission.
Justin is an architectural historian with experience in historic preservation and cultural resource management and currently works for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His professional experience includes historic preservation compliance; architectural surveys; and compliance documentation for federal and state agencies as well as historic preservation consulting. Justin is on the Issues Committee of Landmarks Illinois and an advisory committee member of the Glessner House Museum.
Bill is a project manager with expertise in planning and execution of transportation and utility infrastructure projects. He currently manages transmission and substation projects for HBK Engineering. Previously Bill worked with the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority where his focus was on expansion of Chicago area transportation systems. Bill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a docent for modern architecture with the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Jeff is a lawyer and financial planner with a lifelong interest in architecture and a love of the Modern Movement. Jeff is a past president of the Chicago Architecture Foundation and a current docent and a board member and past president of the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago.
Bianca Bova is a Chicago-based curator and art critic. She has worked with contemporary arts organizations including EXPO Chicago, SiTE:LAB, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Gunder Exhibitions. She is the Associate Director of the Chicago Architectural Preservation Archive, and currently serves as a communications consultant at the IIT College of Architecture. Her practice is presently engaged with a long-term research initiative on the late architectural photographer and preservationist Richard Nickel.
Craig is an architect with experience in conceptualizing and developing award-winning public projects as a principal of HBRA Architects in Chicago. He is an active leader in design advocacy and education, formerly serving as chair of the AIA Chicago Design Committee. Craig has participated in the planning of programs and awards that promote design excellence. He has taught as an adjunct professor and regularly participates in academic and professional juries and gives lectures on public architecture.
Richard is a lawyer with experience in preservation and historic resources law. He practices law in the Chicago office of Neal & Leroy, LLC. Richard teaches Historic Preservation Law in the Master’s degree program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and at the University of Chicago Law School. Previously, he served as counsel to the Chicago Landmark Commission and is on the Board of the Chicago Art Deco Society, where he has been a member since its founding.
Eric is an architect and design director at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill where he has worked for 20 years. Both student and teacher of Modernism, Eric’s design work is guided by the integration of architecture and structure, advancing the science of tall buildings, and exploring the dialogue between programmatic and tectonic expression. An advocate for architecture of the Modern period, Eric previously served on the board of Docomomo US/Northern California and is on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the Glessner House Museum in Chicago. He is the author of the 2006 monograph on West coast modernist Paffard Keatinge-Clay and the winner of an Architizer A+ Award for the proposed reuse of Bertrand Goldberg’s Elgin Laundry Building.
Evangel is an architect with extensive experience in project management and organizational leadership. He is President Emeritus of the Chicago office of Ghafari, an international architecture and engineering firm with a focus on design for the aviation industry. He is a longtime member of the American Institute of Architects and the Airports Council International. Evangel has worked on preservation projects in Chicago including the 1976 bicentennial restoration of Navy Pier, the 1980s restoration of 860 / 800 Lake Shore Drive and more recently, the restoration of the Federal Center Plaza.
Marcos is currently pursuing his PhD in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology with a focus on the Modern Movement. His dissertation subject is The Turn to History: Arch and Vault in the Work of Wallace Harrison, Louis Kahn, Philip Johnson, and Edward Durell Stone. Marcos has been a Docomomo member since 2007 starting with the Brazil chapter and then with Docomomo US/Florida.
Daniel is the founder of Resilient Heritage, a museum and historic preservation consultancy based in Chicago. His area of focus is on the power of people to claim structures, neighborhoods, places and art as a part of their communities. Whether these resources lie in public or private hands, people have the right to see their identity reflected in the built environment, which defines our culture. Previously, Daniel was the Manager of Public Engagement at the National Public Housing Museum in Chicago. He serves on the boards of the International Council of Museums-U.S. Committee and the Auxiliary Board of the National Museum of Mexican Art.
Adam is an architectural historian and has worked as a researcher, writer, and preservation educator in cities across the country. He is currently working on a historic resources study of properties along Chicago's North Lake Shore Drive, with an emphasis on the documentation of Modernist residential high-rises along the lakefront. Previously, Adam has developed and led public education initiatives and outreach programs focused on historic resources and landscapes at Docomomo US, Landmark West, the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Los Angeles Conservancy.
Bill is an award-winning architectural photographer who has worked on projects for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wallpaper Magazine, Architectural Record, Architect Magazine and Chicago Architect. He works regularly for the architecture firms of Vinci Hamp, Krueck & Sexton, and Tigerman McCurry and has photographed many of Chicago’s modern landmarks. Bill is co-author of several books on the modern project including John Vinci: Life and Landmarks, On Earth As It Is In Heaven: The Buildings of St. Louis University, Last Is More: Mies, IBM and the Transformation of Chicago, American City: St. Louis Architecture: Three Centuries of Classic Design, and American City: Detroit Architecture 1845-2005.
Top banner: S. R. Crown Hall at Illinois Institute of Technology, Mies van der Rohe, 1950-56