Charlene K. Roise
Charlene holds a Master of Arts degree in historic preservation from Boston University and completed her undergraduate work at Saint Olaf College, with majors in history, American Studies, and German. Currently on the boards of The Cultural Landscape Foundation and Lambda Alpha International, she has also served on the boards of Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, Artspace Projects, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She co-chaired the National Trust’s 2007 national preservation conference in the Twin Cities.
Elizabeth has an undergraduate degree in history from Texas Lutheran University and a graduate degree in historic preservation from the University of Georgia. Her thesis examined alternative corridor management tools for rural Georgian communities. Before joining Hess Roise, she worked as a consultant in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where her projects included a historic structure report on an early twentieth-century Prairie style house and documentation of an Art Deco Spanish-language movie theater. She serves on the board of Preserve Minneapolis.
Stephanie received a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Art History from Macalester College and a Master of Science in Industrial Archaeology from Michigan Technological University. Her thesis was a National Register nomination, comprehensive history, and interpretive plan for Lake Linden, Michigan. The Lake Linden Historic District was listed in the National Register in July 2009. Prior to joining Hess Roise, she worked as a consultant in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Penny received degrees in art history and humanities from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She has written numerous articles on local history for area newspapers and is the author of Hiding in Plain Sight: Minneapolis’ First Neighborhood. She worked as a historic site interpreter and site technician for the Minnesota Historical Society at Saint Anthony Falls.