historic preservation specialist + associate environmental planner

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Lilly has a robust background in historic preservation and land use planning. Her broad range of expertise and strong communication skills allow her to work effectively in interdisciplinary environments. As a preservationist and assistant planner, Lilly emphasizes an analytical and creative problem-solving approach to balance the immediate needs of a project with established long-term planning goals.

Since joining M-Group Lilly has prepared policy updates, performed historic resource evaluations and facilitated Section 106 review. In addition, Lilly has co-authored and contributed to a number of environmental documents including Exemptions, Mitigated Negative Declarations, and EIRs. Her knowledge of historic preservation and environmental compliance provide an important perspective in achieving a balance between the built and natural environments.

Lilly obtained her Master’s degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Georgia (UGA). During her graduate studies she developed a broad skill set related to historic preservation, with particular emphasis on cultural landscapes and policy solutions for the protection of large and evolving landscapes. While at UGA Lilly contributed to historic preservation-based community revitalization plans, performed large scale historic resource inventories, and prepared a variety of historic documents including historic resource evaluations, historic structure reports and cultural landscape reports. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of California at Davis.

When not working Lilly reads, runs, explores Northern California, and is always, always in the midst of planning her next trip.