Kimberly Konrad Alvarez, President

Kimberly Konrad Alvarez is the principal of Landmark Consulting, which provides preservation planning services.  She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Architecture & Design, from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an MA in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University.  Her previous work experience includes a variety of planning and preservation positions in Boston and Washington, DC.  As a board member or volunteer, she has been involved with organizations including Save Fenway Park!, Turpin Bannister Chapter Society of Architectural Historians, Association for Preservation Technology and the Recent Past Preservation Network.  Kim has been a member of HAF’s Endangered Buildings Committee and conducts summer restoration workshops for HAF. She lives on Grove Avenue with her family in Albany.


Genevieve Trigg, Secretary

Genevieve Trigg is an attorney at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna law firm where she practices environmental, municipal, and real estate development, zoning, and land use law. She routinely lectures on SEQRA compliance, zoning and planning issues and environmental permitting regulations throughout New York State for the N.Y. Association of Towns and N.Y. Planning Federation.  Genevieve obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in May 2011. During law school, she served as the President of the Environmental Law Society for four semesters and was a founding member and the Executive Editor for Research and Writing of the Student Editorial Board for the New York State Bar Association’s Environmental Lawyer. She is an active member of both the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, of which she serves as the co-chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee.


Robert Coughlin, Treasurer

Robert Coughlin is life-long resident of the Albany area with a great enthusiasm for history. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Siena College and received his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School.

 Mr. Coughlin was appointed Counsel to the New York State and Local Retirement System in 2007. He began his career with the Legal Division of the Office of the New York State Comptroller, the administrative head of the Retirement System and sole trustee of the NYS Common Retirement Fund, over thirty years ago. He also serves as the State Comptroller’s representative to the September 11 Workers Protection Task Force.

 Bob is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and is a frequent presenter and panelist at their annual conferences.  He is currently renovating a house from the 1920s.