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Jeffrey Gonyeau

Jeffrey Gonyeau Preservation Services, Preservation Massachusetts

Jeffrey Gonyeau has been an independent historic preservation consultant since 2013 focusing on preservation planning, community engagement, fundraising, and project management work. In addition to his work with individual clients, in June of 2015 Jeff joined the statewide preservation advocacy organization Preservation Massachusetts as its Preservation Circuit Rider for Eastern Massachusetts. From 2001 to 2013 Jeff worked in various capacities at the non-profit preservation organization Historic Boston Incorporated (HBI), where he served as Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, and as Acting Executive Director; in 2007 he was named Senior Program Manager for HBI’s Historic Neighborhood Centers Program. A graduate of Hamilton College, Jeff has master's degrees from Smith College and New York University. He has taken real estate development and finance classes at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, MIT’s Center for Real Estate, and Boston University; in 2015 he completed Historic New England’s Program in New England Studies. Jeff serves on the board of directors of St. Mark’s Area Main Streets and the New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, and is a member of the Vestry of the Parish of All Saints, Ashmont. He resides in Dorchester’s Ashmont Hill neighborhood. Photo Credit: Dorchester Historical Society