FORUM speaker

Blythe Semmer, PhD

Blythe Semmer, Assistant Director for Special Initiatives, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Blythe Semmer, Assistant Director for Special Initiatives at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, is a planner and historian. She focuses on improving federal preservation and interagency coordination through policy and guidance development and by educating Section 106 review participants about the requirements of the process. She previously coordinated the ACHP's Section 106 training program and has assisted a range of federal agencies with National Historic Preservation Act compliance. Prior to joining the ACHP, Blythe worked in a State Historic Preservation Office and for Nashville’s Metropolitan Historical Commission. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and Design from the University of Maryland.

FORUM 2024

Join us in West Palm Beach, FL this summer.