Meet This Week's Faces in Preservation

Posted on: January 6th, 2009 by Jason Clement

This week, Faces in Preservation is back with a look at preservation movers and shakers who are leading by example through innovative stewardship and funding programs.

Jerome “PopAgee” Johnson
He's a self-professed "soldier of jazz," and he's leading a movement to restore the New Orleans landmarks where Buddy Bolden, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong got their start. His name is Jerome "PopAgee" Johnson, and with the help of Save America's Treasures, he is going save America's music. >> Read More

Noël Strattan & Ira Beckerman
Noël Strattan and Ira Beckerman are two archaeologists whose mission to change the way Pennsylvania catalogues its historic and cultural resources has evolved into an innovative national model for Section 106 done right. >> Read More

Intended to supplement our policy platform for President-Elect Barack Obama, Faces in Preservation is a weekly showcase of preservationists who are amazing examples of the kind of work we are hoping to see more of in the future. Stay tuned as we continue to explore new fields and new faces in the days leading up to the Inauguration.

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Jason Clement

Jason Clement

Jason Lloyd Clement is the director of community outreach at the National Trust, which is really just a fancy way of saying he’s a professional place lover. For him, any day that involves a bike, a camera, and a gritty historic neighborhood is basically the best day ever.