About the Council

The Preservation Council’s work is administered by an Executive Director. The Council is required to meet quarterly. In addition, its standing and ad-hoc committees meet as may be necessary.

Notice of Public Meetings

The next meeting of the Capitol Square Preservation Council will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in House Room 3.

Capitol Square Preservation Council Membership

Edward J. Gillikin, Jr.

Chairman, Senate Appointee

Virginia Society, American Institute of Architects
Term One expires 6/30/20


Robert Brink

Governor's Appointee

Citizens Advisory Council of Furnishing and Interpreting the Executive Mansion
Term One expires 6/30/21


Robert Comet, Jr

House Appointee

Historic Richmond Foundation
Term One expires 6/30/22


The Honorable Keyanna Conner

Preservation Council Ex Officio Member

Secretary of Administration


Annie Kasper

Governor's Appointee

Citizen at large
Term One expires 6/30/20


Andrew Moore

Senate Appointee

Virginia Society, American Institute of Architects
Term Two expires 6/30/22


The Honorable G. Paul Nardo

Preservation Council Ex Officio Member

Clerk, House of Delegates


The Honorable Susan Clarke Schaar

Preservation Council Ex Officio Member

Clerk, Senate of Virginia


Cabell West

House Appointee

Garden Club of Virginia
Term Two expires 6/30/20