April 19, 2018 12:15 pm

Regular Meeting-Nancy Tinker from National Trust

Nancy Tinker joined the National Trust in the spring of 1998, and is responsible for advisory and field services throughout the 15 states of the southern region. Specific responsibilities have included coordinating the Trust’s chain drug store initiative, leading preservation organizations through the strategic planning process, and collaborating with a range of partnering organizations which include the National Park Service, the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Additional accomplishments include assistance in creating the Manhattan Project National Historical Park and leading a team of partners who are working to preserve Memphis, TN’s Clayborn Temple, site of the 1968 Sanitation Workers’ Strike. Prior to joining the National Trust she worked as an architectural historian for the Nashville-based Thomason and Associates, and later for DuVall and Associates – Cultural Resources Management firms based in Middle Tennessee. Additionally, she worked as a preservation planner for the 10–county South Georgia Regional Commission. Nancy later served as executive director of Thomasville Landmarks, a historic preservation non-profit located in Thomasville, Georgia. Nancy received her B.S. in English from Middle Tennessee State University in 1978. Her M.S. in History (Historic Preservation emphasis) was also earned at Middle Tennessee State University where she graduated in 1983.

Rotary Club of Thomasville
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