Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking three new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the architect, real estate and finance positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews proposed alterations to designated features of landmark properties.

The board is composed of two architects; two historians; one structural engineer; one representative each from the fields of urban planning, real estate and finance; a Get Engaged member; and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the mayor and are subject to City Council confirmation. Board meetings take place at 3:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. In general, board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmarks Board business. The Board’s Architectural Review Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. the Friday before the board meeting, and all Board members are encouraged to attend. These positions are 3-year terms. Interested applicants must be Seattle area residents. Board members serve without compensation. 

 People who are interested in applying should submit a letter of interest and resume by April 25 to Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov and reference the Landmarks Preservation Board position in the subject line. Electronic submissions are preferred. To submit a paper copy, address: Erin Doherty, Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PO Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.