Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission Members

  • Ann Welton, Chair
    115 W. Pine Ave 
    919-562-1725 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2016

  • Alexis Cooke, Vice-Chair
    112 E. South Ave.
    919-745-7860 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2014
  • Amy Dowdle
    434 Woodland Dr.
    919-564-2171 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2015
  • Jim Thompson (Ex-Officio)
  • Debra Ludas
    112 North Ave.
    919-210-3487 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2015

  • Parker Schlink, Treasurer
    315 N. College Street
    919-761-8037 (home)
    Term expires:  12/31/2016
  • William S. Smart
    507 N. Main St.
    919-554-3212 (home)
    Term expires: 12/31/2015
  • Ruth Ann Dyer (Ex-Officio)
  • Scott Leaver
    545 N. Main Street
    919-495-7523 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2014

  • Tom Neal
    403 N. Main St.
    919-562-7497
    Term expires: 12/31/2016
  • Louise Howard
    238 N. Main St.
    919-605-6733
    Term expires: 12/31/2014
  • Greg Parsons (Ex-Officio)

Purpose
To safeguard the heritage of Wake Forest by preserving districts and landmarks that embody important elements of the town's culture, history, architectural history, or prehistory and to promote the use and conservation of such districts and landmarks for the education, pleasure, and enrichment of the residents of the Town, the County, and the State as a whole.


Terms of Service
Members of the Historic Preservation Commission reside in the Historic District and serve four-year terms.

Meetings
The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. (The meeting time has been temporarily moved to 7:30 through the November meeting to accommodate home tour committee meetings at 6:30, it will return to 7:00 pm in December 2014.)

2014 Meeting Dates 

  • Jan. 8
  • Feb. 12 (9958 Seawll Dr.- meeting at a private resident; this month only)
  • Mar. 12
  • Apr. 9
  • May 14
  • Jun. 11
  • Jul 9
  • Aug. 13
  • Sept. 10
  • Oct. 8
  • Nov. 12
  • Dec. 10


Meeting Minutes 
Minutes from Historic Preservation Commission meetings are available upon request by contacting Town Clerk Deeda Harris at dharris@wakeforestnc.gov or 919-435-9413.