Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program
APT DC is pleased to sponsor the annual Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program, a tradition since 1999. The program provides stipends for active APT DC members who are recent graduates to attend either the annual APTI conference or IPTN workshop. As part of its mission, APT DC supports emerging professionals that specialize in historic preservation or one of its affiliated fields - architecture, architectural or materials conservation, architectural history/research, construction, construction management, engineering, interiors, landscape architecture, or planning.
The 2020 sponsorship application period will be from July 1 - August 1, 2020.
2020 EPSP PROGRAM
For 2020, sponsorship is being offered for:
The Association for Preservation Technology International Conference
For the first time ever, the conference is being offered on a virtual platform.
Several applicants will be awarded full registration to attend the virtual APT International Conference.
Expectations:The successful applicant(s) will be expected to provide, within 30 days after event, an article discussing the applicant's impressions of the event or summarizing a favorite workshop/seminar for use by APT DC on the Chapter Website, or other venue. See Statement of Commitment on Application Form.
Applications for 2020 are available here: APPLY
2019 EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
Sal DiPietroSalvatore 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. Sal has also been helping with the chapter's expansion into central Virginia by setting up an APT DC happy hour in Richmond.
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.
2018 EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
Rebecca Domingue has been with 1200 Architectural Engineers since 2015. Ms. Domingue came to 1200AE with a passion for historic preservation from the structural engineering perspective having received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont. Quickly becoming well versed in the Secretary of Interior Standards for Historic Preservation and the interplay between new construction and historic structures, Rebecca’s work involves structural design and nuanced practice for a wide range of building materials and systems, from new to archaic.
Emily Garrison is a structural engineer at Silman Associates, where she works on the design and preservation of a variety of structures. Originally from Marietta, Ohio, she has Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University. At Silman Emily has had the opportunity to work on various projects at Washington Union Station and the façade restoration of the Folger Shakespeare Library. She has been a member of APT DC since 2017.
Read about Emily's experience at the IPTN Workshop in Frederick, MD on our blog!
Pictured: 2015 EPSP Recipients, Katie Hummelt (L) and Allie Terpeluk (R),
with 2015 Chapter President and 2013 EPSP Recipient, Nakita Reed
at APTI Kansas City, .
2016 Lindsay McCook, Kara Johnston, and Charlotte Daum
2015 Katie Hummelt and Allie Terpeluk (both to APTI)
2014 Jennie Gwin (APTI) and Mary Catherine Collins (PTN)
2013 Nakita Reed (APTI) and Madeline Clites (PTN)