Mary M. Donohue, Board Member
Ms. Donohue has more than 30 years’ experience as an award-wining historic preservationist, architectural historian and author. She served as the Survey and Grants Director then Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer for the State Historic Preservation Office of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development from 1981-2012.
She co-authored three award-wining publications including most recently A Life of the Land: Connecticut's Jewish Farmers. In 2012, she was awarded the Janet Jainschigg Award for Professionalism in Historic Preservation by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation and in 2011 the Frederick Law Olmsted Award by the Connecticut Association of Landscape Architects. She serves on the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission and boards of the Noah Webster House and the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford. She is currently the Assistant Publisher of Connecticut Explored, the state’s history magazine.