Resume

 

SUZANNE C. JAMELE

1 High Street, Plainfield, Vermont 05667

scjamele@gmail.com 802-454-7825

Education

·        1990, M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Vermont

·        1978,  B.A., Anthropology and Canadian Area Studies, University of Vermont

 

Professional Experience

Historic Preservation Consultant, Plainfield, Vermont, November 2008- present.

Services include preparation of environmental regulatory review documents, National Register nomination preparation, cultural resource surveys, building histories and photo documentation, preservation planning, and tax credit applications for historic rehabilitation.  Meets the qualification standards of the National  Park Service (36 CFR Part 61) for architectural historian and historic preservation professional.  Included on the approved list of historic preservation consultants by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, and the Preservation Trust of Vermont. This is a woman owned business.

 National Register Specialist, Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Montpelier, VT. January 2001-October 2008.

Worked with state and federal agencies, communities, organizations, private individuals, State Historic Preservation Review Board, and preservation consultants to coordinate National Register nomination preparation, review, and submittal to the National Park Service for the State of Vermont. Coordinated similar efforts related to survey and State Register listing in Vermont. Taught classes for the University of Vermont Graduate Historic Preservation Program and supervised individual graduate students and interns on  projects related to the National and State Registers.  Presented information on historic buildings and Register listing to community groups.

 University of Vermont Visiting Lecturer, Spring 2006 and Fall 2010. In 2006, taught five week graduate student class in the Historic Preservation Program's “Historic Preservation Practice Methods Seminar” HP 305. Sessions focused on preparing National Register of Historic Places nominations. In 2010, taught Fall semester course, HP 302­ “Seminar in Historic Preservation Advocacy”.

Environmental Review Coordinator, Vermont Division for Historic Preservation,   Montpelier, VT.  January 1990- January 2001.

Coordinated all project review activities for the Division.  Reviewed federal, state, local and private development projects to assess impacts to historic, architectural and archeological properties. Prepared official comments on projects to ensure compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, 22VSA14-the Vermont State Historic Preservation Act, and Criterion 8 of Act 250.  Consulted with project developers, planners, community officials, state and federal agencies, and property owners regarding proposed plans.  Prepared letters, memoranda of agreement and other documents with project-specific stipulations.  Served on the State Act 250 Interagency  Review Committee which evaluates all development applications in VT.  Led training and educational sessions at conferences  and workshops on various aspects of the historic preservation review process.

Community Service

·        Current Board member, Plainfield Historical Society

·        Current Board member and Secretary, Blinking Light Gallery, Plainfield

·        Plainfield Town Office Relocation Committee

·        Friends of Plainfield Town Hall Committee

·        Plainfield Board of Adjustment

·        Cutler Memorial Library Board of Trustees