Jonathan Gifford

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Professor, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government. Director, Center for Transportation Public- Private Partnership Policy. Former Cosmos Club President, Vice President, and Member of Board of Management. Resides in Middleburg, VA and Washington, DC.

Steven L. Spurlock

Steven Spurlock

Steven L. Spurlock, FAIA LEED®AP, is a principal at Quinn Evans, an architecture, preservation, and planning firm. His work includes commercial, institutional, diplomatic, residential, and historic preservation projects. Steven received his architectural training at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, England, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from which he holds a BArch with distinction…. Read more »

Laurence J. Aurbach

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Past Chair, Section of State and Local Government Law, American Bar Association; Chair Princeton Class of 1959 25th reunion; past Treasurer Cosmos Club; Treasurer Cosmos Club Historic Preservation Foundation; Past President Woodley Park Community Association; founder and President, Woodland Normanstone Neighborhood Association; Past Chair Cosmos Club Garden Committee, leader Cosmos Club Geography and Land Use… Read more »

Amanda Edwards

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Associate Principal and Owner of MTFA Design + Preservation. Professional Associate, American Institute for Conservation. Former Design Chair, Barracks Row Main Street. Board Member Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, Capitol Hill. Resides in Washington, DC.

Justin Waller

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Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Economic Club of Washington D.C. – Executive Fellow. Golden Triangle Business Improvement District – Board Director. Stuttering Association for the Young – Board Director. National Gallery of Art – Tower Club Member. Duke University DC Alumni – Board Director. National Trust for Historic Preservation… Read more »

David Haresign

David Haresign

Founding partner of Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS in Washington, D.C. Cosmos Club Historic Preservation Foundation – President (2021), Trustee (2014 – Present). American Institute of Architects – Member, College of Fellows, AIA | DC Washington Chapter of the AIA – Design Excellence and Fellows Committee, Past President, Host Chapter 2012 National AIA Convention Committee Co-Chair;… Read more »

Mary Kay Lanzillotta

Mary Kay Lanzillotta

 Partner Hartman-Cox Architects in Washington, D.C., Cosmos Club Historic Preservation Foundation – President (2014-2020), Trustee (2008 – Present), AIA Trust – Trustee; Bishop O’Connell High School – Board of Governors, American Institute of Architects – Member, College of Fellows, AIA | DC Washington Chapter of the AIA –Past President | Past: Old Georgetown Board of… Read more »

Cynthia R. Field

Cynthia Field

Cynthia R. Field has pursued a long career in architectural history practice and teaching.  At the Smithsonian Institution she was Chair and creator of its Architectural History and Historic Preservation Office and Associate Director in their Office of Physical Planning.  Her preference for collaborative work is evident in publications she did with a team. Such… Read more »

Andrea Mones

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Principal in the firm Building-Knowledge. Former Historic Preservation Officer and Fine Arts Officer, National Capital Region, U.S. General Services Administration. 1978 American Chair for UNESCO/ICCROM program in architectural conservation, Rome, Italy. Resides in Bethesda, MD.

Andrea Schoenfeld

Andrea Schoenfeld

Trustee, Cosmos Club Historic Preservation Foundation 1991-2022, served as Secretary 1996-1999 and as Vice-President 2000-2020. Senior historian at EHT Traceries, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in historic preservation, 1997-2013. Resides in D.C.