Meet our new Executive Director


New Executive Director

The Preservation Durham Board of Directors is pleased to announce that April Johnson has been hired as Preservation Durham’s new Executive Director. April comes to us with non-profit experience in historic preservation. Her work involves previous work with Preservation Durham, identifying and documenting overlooked African-American historic resources. She also has urban planning experience working as a historic preservation planner with other municipalities.

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We have energy and ideas and need your help.
  • Become a member. We need your support to keep our work going. Join today with your friends and neighbors who love Durham’s grit, cool, and diverse history.
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  • Join a committee. Passionate and creative folks are always welcome at our committee meetings. In particular we could use help with photography, graphic design, communications and web/social content.
  • Talk to us. We want to hear what’s going on in your neighborhood and how we could be helpful.  Click here to take our brief survey on 2016 priorities.