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Home News August 30, 2013
ACHP Chairman and Vice Chairman Re-appointed to ACHP for Second Terms
President Barack Obama announced August 29, 2013, that he has appointed Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, and Clement Alexander Price, Ph.D., as chairman and vice chairman respectively, to new four-year terms on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP).
Donaldson’s initial term commenced in 2010, and Price joined the ACHP in 2011. Both are general public members of the ACHP.
“I greatly appreciate the President’s action in re-appointing myself and Dr. Price to the ACHP. Serving the public in these positions is a challenging but rewarding effort as we ensure that federal historic preservation efforts better and more efficiently meet the needs of the nation,” Donaldson said. “It is a particular honor for us to continue to lead the agency as we reach the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act in 2016.”
Donaldson is President of Architect Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, Inc., a firm specializing in historic preservation services since 1978. Previously, he served as the California State Historic Preservation Officer from 2004 to 2012. Donaldson was first appointed as chairman of the ACHP in May 2010. He is affiliated with several historical and preservation organizations and is a past president of the California Preservation Foundation and past chair of the State Historical Building Safety Board, the State Historical Resources Commission, and the Historic State Capitol Commission. Donaldson received a B.A. and a B.S. in Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; an M.S. in Architecture from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland; and an M.A in Public History and Teaching from the University of San Diego.
Price is the Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History and the Founder and Director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University, Newark Campus. He was first appointed vice chairman of the ACHP in August 2011. He is a Trustee of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He is a Member of the Scholarly Advisory Committee to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and is Chairman of the Save Ellis Island Foundation. He was Chairman of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts from 1980 to 1983. Price received a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Bridgeport, and a Ph.D. in History from Rutgers University.