Friends & Supporters

Program Committee, Partners, and Sponsors


Shantia Anderheggen, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Teresa Crean, Coastal Resources Center, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Mohamad Farzan, RIBA, AIA, NewPort Architecture, LLC
Tom Goddard, Board of Trustees, Newport Restoration Foundation
Dawn Kotowicz, Coastal Resources Center, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Adam Markham, Union of Concerned Scientists
Margot Nishimura, Newport Restoration Foundation
Marcy Rockman, National Park Service
Pieter N. Roos, Newport Restoration Foundation
Robert Russell, Salve Regina University, Program in Cultural & Historic Preservation
Val Talmage, Preserve Rhode Island
Jeremy C. Wells, Roger Williams University, School of Art, Architecture & Historic Preservation
Stephen White, Roger Williams University, School of Art, Architecture & Historic Preservation
Sandra Whitehouse, environmental policy consultant
Jeana Wiser, National Trust for Historic Preservation



Kelsey Mullen, Coordinator of Academic Programs & Special Projects
Ashley Braquet, NRF Conference Research Fellow
Rita Lavoie, Conference Communications Fellow
Ashley Mercado, Marketing, Communications, and Press Relations
John Taraborelli, Marketing Content


Bowen’s Wharf Company
City of Newport
Felicia Fund Inc.
Kirby Perkins Construction
Edith McBean
Newport Hospitality Inc.
Slocum, Gordon & Co. LLP
National Park Service
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The Point Association of Newport, RI
Lisette Prince
Rhode Island Historic Preservation and Heritage Commission
Roger Williams University
van Beuren Charitable Foundation