The Nation’s First Preservation Organization

Serving as an advocacy leader for citizens concerned about preserving Charleston’s distinctive character, quality of life, and diverse neighborhoods.

What We Do

Preservation Society of Charleston Staff

  • Kristopher B. King Executive Director Email
  • Andy Archie Director of Retail Operations Email
  • Anna Catherine Carroll Manager of Preservation Initiatives Email
  • Kaylee Dargan Advancement Manager Email
  • Susan Epstein Tours Manager Email
  • Johnathan Free Retail Associate Email
  • Victoria Futrell Marketing & Communications Coordinator Email
  • Jane McCullough Director of Advancement Email
  • Erin Minnigan Director of Historic Preservation Email
  • Courtney Theis Advancement Coordinator Email
  • Joan Warder Tours Coordinator Email

Preservation Society of Charleston Board

Executive Committee

  • Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill, Chair
  • Elizabeth M. Hagood, Vice Chair
  • James C. Mabry IV, Treasurer
  • Cynthia Hartley, Secretary

Board Members

  • Adelaida U. Bennett
  • J. Anderson Berly III
  • P. Steven Dopp
  • Philip H. Dufford
  • Walter Fiederowicz
  • Laura D. Gates
  • W. Andrew Gowder, Jr.
  • Harlan Greene
  • Glenn F. Keyes
  • Virginia D. Lane
  • Benjamin F. Lenhardt, Jr.
  • John A. Massalon
  • Jenny Sanford McKay
  • Charles Sullivan
  • Alice S. Taylor
  • Debra Treyz
  • Sheila Wertimer


  • Lynn S. Hanlin
  • James R. McNab, Jr.
  • Anne P. Olsen
  • Daniel Ravenel
  • Sally J. Smith
  • Jane O. Waring

Advisors Emeritus

  • Norman Haft
  • T. Hunter McEaddy
  • Helga Vogel