Lecture: "90 Years of Key Decisions to Preserve Monterey's History"
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture, 90 Years of Key Decisions to Preserve Monterey's History, by Kip Hudson and Mary Wright on Thursday, August 24, 6pm-7:30pm at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building at MIIS. This lecture is sponsored by the The Marcia F. Devoe Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.
Monterey, described as California’s most historic city, has been preserved through the impassioned efforts of its surrounding community. Individuals, organizations, and governments have all played a role in its preservation. Join us for this discussion by community leaders who have participated in many of the achievements and challenges.
Following the lecture, Larry Chavez, President of Monterey History and Art Association (MHAA) will give a brief overview of the future of MHAA. Bill Wojtkowski, President of the Old Monterey Foundation Board of Directors, will present a short overview of improvements planned for the Lower Presidio Historic Park.
Kip Hudson: Since 1968, Kip has been involved with community organizations and city government including the Monterey Peninsula College Foundation, Community Foundation for Monterey County, Leadership Monterey Peninsula, Old Monterey Foundation, Monterey Planning Commission, and MHAA. She has also been a consultant and facilitator for non-profit boards and government groups working on organizational issues.
Mary Wright: Mary has lived in Monterey County since 1976. She retired from a 25-year career with California State Parks as the Chief Deputy Director and was the District Superintendent of the Monterey District. She has served on the California Advisory Board of the Trust for Public Lands, The Elkhorn Slough Foundation, Save the Redwoods League, and is past chair of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.