August 19, 2019
For immediate release:
APT Washington Chapter
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.