Ashley Wilson, AIA, ASID is the Graham Gund Architect for the Historic Sites at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This position provides broad oversight responsibilities related to the conservation and preservation of the architecture and landscapes of the Trust’s twenty-seven historic sites. She is the project manager for the Flood Mitigation work underway at the Farnsworth House.
Before working at the National Trust, she was a founding and tenured professor at the Clemson University/College of Charleston Graduate Program for Historic Preservation in Charleston, SC and previous to her academic career, she was in private preservation practice in Washington DC (Oehrlein & Associates Architects). After graduating from University of Virginia Architecture School, she worked for five years as the Assistant Architect for Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village before attending the University of Notre Dame.
She served as the 2015 Chair of the Historic Resources Committee of the AIA, serves on the Rubenstein Initiative Advisory Board at Montpelier, serves on the Preservation Easement Committee at the National Trust, and on the Senate Curatorial Board of the United States Senate.