Annually, the College of Fellows honors APT members who have provided valuable services to the preservation field and to APT. The College of Fellows fulfills a variety of salient functions within APT. Overall, the college advises the Board of Directors on issues regarding the advancement of philosophy and practice of preservation technology. Members of the College serve on committees or in other capacities.
Ever since Mark joined APT in 1995, he has been active in the national organization, as well as in the Northeast and DC Chapters. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including several issues of the APT Bulletin, and he has shared his knowledge and project work at many conferences. As an appointed member of the APT Board of Directors in 2008-2009, Mark served as co-chair of the Student Scholarship Program. Among his many accomplishments and awards, Mark was the 2010-2011 winner of the American Academy in Rome Mark Hampton Prize. He is also a long-standing member and a Fellow in the American Institute for Conservation (AIC).
Mark gives back to the field by sharing his knowledge as a guest lecturer at many academic institutions and at specialized conferences on stone and metals. He has trained many conservation and historic preservation graduate students through the intern program he developed for the New York Central Park Conservancy. His work in materials conservation exhibits a commitment to training and mentorship that inspires and guides young professionals embarking on a career in preservation.
Join us in congratulating Mark for his continued dedication and service to APT!