Endangered Places Program Director
Jennifer Orrigo Charles joined Colorado Preservation, Inc as the Endangered Places Program Director in April of 2014. Mrs. Charles received a Masters Degree in Urban Affairs and Public Policy with a Historic Preservation Concentration from the University of Delaware and a B.S. in Anthropology with an Archaeology concentration from James Madison University.
Prior to moving to Colorado, Mrs. Charles served as the Director of Preservation for the Historic Annapolis Foundation in Annapolis, Maryland. As Director of Preservation Services she worked closely with local governments, nonprofit preservation agencies, and Section 106 Review for the U.S. Naval Academy. In this role she managed preservation easements and provided review and written recommendations on all Historic Preservation Commission applications. Mrs. Charles devised original public programming, walking tours and school programs for the Historic Annapolis Foundation and public programming for the Aurora History Museum in Colorado. She believes strongly in the power of community and grassroots efforts to ensure the future of place preserved for all generations.