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Martha MacFarlane-Faes

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Michigan State Historic Preservation Office, Lansing MI

Martha MacFarlane-Faes has served as Michigan’s Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer since 2010, including three years serving as the acting SHPO for Michigan. With nearly three decades of preservation experience, she currently sits on the board of the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO). She formerly managed the SHPO’s multifaceted federal and state regulatory responsibilities and now oversees the SHPO’s community and economic development programs, including historic preservation tax credits, local historic districts and Certified Local Governments. Martha has a B.A. in art history from Wellesley College and an M.A. in architectural history from the University of Chicago.

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