Saved buildings
save our heritage organisation logo

Yahoo  MSN  Google

Lecturers' Bios

March 28-29, 2015

M. Wayne Donaldson, FAIA
Mr. Donaldson was appointed by President Barack Obama as Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in 2010. He was formerly the California State Historic Preservation Officer from 2004-2012. Architect Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, celebrates its 37th year with projects throughout the United States. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic University, Master of Science from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland and has received his Masters in Public History and Teaching from the University of San Diego. He is an architect of innovative design and has received several awards in preservation architecture including the 2014 American Institute of Architects Historic Resources Proclamation, the 1990 California Council, American Institute of Architects Award of Excellence, the 1991 CCAIA Distinguished Historic Preservation Award and the Preservationist of the Year Award by the California Preservation Foundation in 1995. In 1992, the American Institute of Architects inducted Mr. Donaldson into the College of Fellows.

Michael Kelly
A physician who has lived in San Diego since 1972, Michael Kelly did his undergraduate work at Michigan State University and received his MD from the University of Michigan. He is an Editorial Consultant for The Journal of San Diego History and is president of The Committee of One Hundred, working to preserve Balboa Park's historical architecture, gardens, and public spaces.

The Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive project is preserving important documents and images from San Diego's 1915-1916 Exposition for the benefit of the public and for the use of researchers. The Digital Archive was created through the support of the members of the Balboa Park Alliance (The Committee of One Hundred, the Balboa Park Trust at the San Diego Foundation, and the Friends of Balboa Park). The County of San Diego is a major financial sponsor, along with many individual donors. The Digital Archive project was developed and is managed by the Committee of One Hundred.

David Marshall, AIA
Architect David Marshall is President of the highly respected preservation firm of Heritage Architecture & Planning. David's firm specializes in the restoration and adaptive reuse of historic structures. He has worked on many significant buildings, including the House of Hospitality in Balboa Park and the Western Metal Supply Company building at PETCO Park. David graduated from Cal Poly Pomona and joined Heritage in 1990. David is past President of the Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), was on the City of San Diego Historical Resources Board from 2002 to 2008 and is currently a Trustee for the California Preservation Foundation. David is an avid collector of historic San Diego postcards and ephemera, especially items related to Balboa Park. In 2007 he authored the postcard history book San Diego's Balboa Park for Arcadia Publishing. David has lived in San Diego County since 1967 and currently resides in La Mesa with his wife and son.

Vonn Marie May
Vonn Marie is a landscape historian and cultural landscape specialist with over 20 years of project experience. Her advocacy and rigor reflects her historic preservation and legal research background. Embracing the use of historic values in planning and design she has authored several successful National Register nominations, which include historical landscapes and settings. Vonn Marie has been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects, American Planning Association, American Institute of Architects, California Preservation Foundation and the California State Governor's Award Program for her project work in historic preservation and cultural landscapes.

Back to weekend event page.



2476 San Diego Avenue · San Diego CA 92110 · Phone (619) 297-9327
Home | Contact