Jessica Baumert | Vice-Chair
Executive Director, The Woodlands
As Director of The Woodlands, a National Historic Landmark District, Jessica is responsible for planning and oversight of all preservation projects, fundraising, site management, and financial and administrative management for the site which includes 18th century buildings, a 19th century cemetery, and 54-acre landscape. In addition, she cultivates strategic partnerships with related community assets, civic leaders, and community based assets. Prior to working at The Woodlands, Jessica was the Associate Director of the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust (now Fairmount Park Conservancy), where she was responsible for the management and implantation of complex preservation and planning projects across more than 40 discrete sites. Since her first job in Savannah, GA at Colonial Park Cemetery conserving 18th century headstones, to her current responsibility for the oversight of The Woodlands, the preservation of historic cemeteries has been a focus of her career.