Board Members

The Historic Board consists of nine volunteer members from the public and private sectors who serve two year terms, each representing particular organizations as defined by the state law establishing the Board. The members of the Board are a professional and carefully balanced group, reflective of the Board's broad mandate, contributing their own individual experience, abilities, talent, and knowledge to the preservation, protection, and enhancement of Lowell's historic resources and character.  

The following entities, and their current designees, comprise the membership of the Board:

  • American Institute of Architects/Boston Society of Architects - Rachel Edlund, AIA (Term Expiring 2/18)
  • City of Lowell, Department of Planning and Development Director - Diane Tradd (Term Expiring 2/18)
  • City of Lowell, Office of the City Manager - James Wilde (Term Expiring 2/19)
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Conservation & Recreation - Jeffrey Harris, Vice Chair (Term Expiring 2/18)
  • Greater Lowell Bar Association - Debra Grossman (Term Expiring 2/17)
  • Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce - George Villaras (Term Expiring 2/18)
  • Lowell Historical Society - Martha Mayo (Term Expiring 2/17)
  • Lowell National Historical Park - Peter Aucella (Term Expiring 2/19)
  • Lowell Planning Board - Richard Lockhart, Chair (Term Expiring 2/19)