APT DC ANNOUNCEMENTS

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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:54 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    August 19, 2019

    For immediate release:

    APT Washington Chapter

    info@aptdc.org

    The Board of the Washington Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT DC) is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program (EPSP). Each year two emerging professionals are selected to receive stipends to attend either the International Preservation Trades Network (IPTN) Workshop or the Association for Preservation Technology (APTI) conference. This year’s APT DC Emerging Professionals are Elizabeth Reynolds and Salvatore DiPietro.

    Elizabeth Reynolds graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with a Masters in Historic Preservation, concentrating in Architectural Conservation. As a student, her honors included the Gonick Architectural Conservation Travel Fellowship and the Charles E. Peterson Award for distinguished specialized study of historic building technology. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine and currently works as part of the Historic Preservation Group of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) in Fairfax, Virginia. Ms. Reynolds will be attending IPTN Workshop in Stirling, Scotland, UK, September 5-7.

    Salvatore DiPietro is a Structural Designer at Springpoint Structural in Charlottesville, Virginia. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology in December 2016 with a Masters in Architectural Engineering. Prior to that, he attended Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. DiPietro will be attending the APTI conference, November 19-23 in Miami, Florida.

    APT DC is a not-for-profit educational association serving preservation professionals in the greater National Capitol Region. Headquartered in the District of Columbia, our region covers DC as well as Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Sussex County, Delaware. The chapter promotes the exchange of ideas and knowledge concerning the conservation of historic resources through tours, lectures, workshops, and symposia. The Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program is paid for through membership fees, money raised from the annual Silent Auction, fees paid for AIA continuing education credits and member donations. Donations can be made using the Donate tab on the APT DC website and are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

    For more information on the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program including past recipients and eligibility criteria, or to learn more about APT DC, please visit our website at www.aptdc.org. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @aptdcchapter to stay up to date with chapter events. 


  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:23 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    APT DC is looking for speakers and poster presenters for our 2019 Symposium, The Preservationist's Toolkit: Exploring Diverse Approaches to Historic Preservation. Please submit all abstracts by MAY 6, 2019!

    Find more information on our Symposium page!

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:19 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program (EPSP)! This year, APT DC will provide stipends for one applicant to attend the APTI Gateway to the Hemisphere conference in Miami, FL and one applicant to attend the IPTN Workshop in Stirling, Scotland! The deadline to apply in June 30, 2019.

    Find more information and a link to the application on our Emerging Professionals page!

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:39 PM | Dana Litowitz (Administrator)

    Help select the new APT DC tagline! We plan to update our chapter description on our “About Us” page to be more inclusive of the practioners and preservation advocates across our chapter’s geography. Please take our 30 second survey to select your favorite or write your own!

    If you have problems viewing the survey below, please click here: https://tinyurl.com/APTDCtagline. 



  • Monday, April 02, 2018 11:39 AM | Dana Litowitz (Administrator)

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program (EPSP)! This year, APT DC will provide stipends for one applicant to attend the APTI Points of Departure conference in Buffalo, NY and two applicants to attend the IPTN Workshop Go Big or Go Home! in Frederick, MD! The deadline to apply in June 15, 2018.

    Find more information and a link to the application on our Emerging Professionals page!

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 7:06 PM | Ellen O'Brien (Administrator)

    I'd like to belatedly introduce our 2018 APT DC Officers, Board and Committee Members.  Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or comments you have!

    Board of Directors

    President: Katie Hummelt

    Vice President: Bryan Fisher

    Treasurer: Bill Marzella

    Secretary: Ellen O'Brien

    Board Member (2017 Past President): Caitlin Smith

    Board Member (2016 Past President): Cindy Zork

    Board Member (2017-2018): Bob Hotes

    Board Member (2017-2018): Susan Pommerer

    Board Member (2018-2019): Eric Bottaro

    Board Member (2018-2019): Tom Vitanza

    Committee Members

    Events: Naomi Doddington, Lindsay McCook, & Moira Nadal

    Marketing: Kim Daileader & Kara Johnston

    Communications: Ronda Bernstein & Dana Litowitz

    EPSP: Bob Hotes



  • Sunday, February 11, 2018 3:51 PM | Dana Litowitz (Administrator)

    Our 2018 symposium will be a masonry cleaning workshop on Friday and Saturday April 20-21. Keep an eye on the Symposium Page for announcements and a link to registration beginning on February 20th!

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:33 AM | Ronda Bernstein (Administrator)

    It's that time of year when we ask you, our wonderful members, to consider being part of the APT DC leadership team. The leadership team plans and implements all of the events that the chapter hosts each year. No matter your position, everyone works together to ensure the success of the chapter. 

    Officers: Vice-president (2019 President); Secretary; Treasurer Apprentice (2019 & 2020 Treasurer) 

    Two Board Positions, Term: 2018 & 2019

    Committees: Events, Marketing, Communications

    If you are interested in joining us, please send an email expressing interest or with questions to info@aptdc.org. 



  • Monday, August 07, 2017 4:46 PM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    The Washington Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT DC) congratulates the 2017 winners of the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program (EPSP). Each year two emerging professionals are selected to receive stipends to attend either the International Preservation Trades Network (IPTN) Workshop or the annual Association for Preservation Technology (APTI) conference. The 2017 APT DC Emerging Professionals are Naomi Doddington and Moira Nadal.

    Naomi Doddington completed her Master of Science in Historic Preservation through the joint program at Clemson University and the College of Charleston in May 2016. Shortly after graduation she began working for the Washington Office of the National Park Service as an architect in the Historic American Buildings Survey division. She is now a Project Engineer at Consigli Construction. Ms. Doddington will be attending the IPTN Workshop, Makin’ It By Hand, September 8-10 in Detroit.

    Moira Nadal graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Design in December 2013, also with a Master of Science in Historic Preservation. She works at the National Trust for Historic Preservation where she is manager of their easement program. Ms. Nadal will be attending the APTI conference, Capitalizing on Heritage, October 11-14 in Ottawa.

    APT DC is a not-for-profit educational association serving preservation professionals in the greater Washington, DC metro area. The chapter promotes the exchange of ideas and knowledge concerning the conservation of historic resources through tours, lectures, workshops, and symposia. The Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program is paid for through the APT DC Founders Fund which is funded by money raised from the annual Silent Auction, fees paid for AIA continuing education credits and member donations. Donations can be made using the Donate tab and are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

    Please follow links for more information on the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program including past recipients and eligibility criteria, the Founders Fund and APT DC.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 9:39 PM | Anonymous

    Each year at the annual Summer Member Picnic, the Association for Preservation Technology DC Chapter recognizes volunteer members who have gone above and beyond in their contributions to the chapter. This summer the APT DC Board was pleased to honor Greta Wilhelm, Sara Johnson, Lindsay McCook, Naomi Doddington, Kara Johnston, and Kim Daileader as our award recipients. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of these local leaders!

    2017 Key Volunteer Award: Sara Johnson, United Building Restoration Envelope; Lindsay McCook, GWWO Architects; Naomi Doddington, National Park Service; Kara Johnston, Davis Buckley Architects & Planners; and Kim Daileader, Traceries, Inc.

    Established in 2013, the Key Volunteer Award recognizes outstanding chapter volunteers for their commitment and service. This year, our APT DC Committee Chairs were recognized for their many hours dedicated to planning and implementing our community programs! A big round of applause to Sara Johnson, Communications Committee Co-Chair; Lindsay McCook and Naomi Doddington, Events Committee Co-Chairs; and Kara Johnston and Kim Daileader, Marketing Committee Co-Chairs.

    2017 Outstanding Service Award: Greta Wilhelm, The Christman Company

    Established in 2014, the Outstanding Service Award recognizes longstanding chapter volunteers for their extensive terms of commitment and service to the chapter. Greta was selected as the recipient of this award after her many years of service as an APT DC Board member and former Chapter President. Greta has continued her commitment to APTI as a Co-Chair for the APTI Chapters Committee. Thank you Greta for your ongoing support of APT!

    Would you like to volunteer with APT DC? Check out our Volunteer page for the various ways you can get involved!


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