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Nancy Billman 2006 Nancy Thomas (NPA President) served vice-president of NPA for 3 years before becoming president in 2007. Returning to her native Newburgh after 17 years in Hilton Head, she and her late husband Peter Billman restored their 1820s house in the Historic District and converted it to the Goldsmith Denniston Bed & Breakfast, which also provides catering services.
Giovanni Palladino Giovanni Palladino, AIA, Director of Design and Architecture, (NPA Vice President) oversees architectural design and construction execution for Kirchhoff Companies. Born in Newburgh, he has served on the city's Architectural Review Board, and currently serves on the Foundation Board of St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital and the NPA. Giovanni was engaged as an architectural consultant in the preservation and the restoration of Newburgh's West Shore Railroad.
Gary Gogerty Gary Gogerty (NPA Recording Secretary) is an attorney with a long-standing interest in preservation and the arts. He is a partner in the firm of Drake Loeb Heller Kennedy Gogerty Gaba & Rodd in New Windsor.
  Kathy Christian a Town of Newburgh native, worked in the City of Newburgh for over 30 years. She has been a local banker to many of those who still reside in the City. Kathy participated in the New York State Mentor Program under Matilda Cuomo. She served at the West Street Micro Community School. She has been a member of NPA for over 6 years.
John McCormick (NPA Treasurer) is retired from a career selling pianos and organs. He recently celebrated his 50th anniversary as organist of the Church of St. Mary in Newburgh. He has been active in the Newburgh Preservation Association since its inception in 1978. Mr. McCormick has served as President and is currently Treasurer of the organization.
Mary McTamaney Mary McTamaney is the City of Newburgh Historian. The 4th-generation Newburgher, recently retired as a library administrator, serves on the boards of the Historical Society, the Lower Hudson Conference of Museums, and the Newburgh Waterfront Advisory Committee. She also writes a column on Newburgh history for the Mid-Hudson Times.
  Mary Elin Korchinsky
  Frank Licameli
  Erica Shires is a photographer and filmmaker. She resides in a historic house on Montgomery Street and splits her time between Newburgh and Brooklyn, NY.
  Fred Wilson retired from the MTA Metro North Railroad in 2009 as Assistant Director in the Mechanical Department (car and locomotive maintenance and repair). Fred graduated from Haverford College in 1967 and served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1967 through 2000. A Hudson Valley resident since 1984, and a Newburgher for the last twelve years, Fred came to the NPA through a desire to fortestall or prevent the destruction of structures, landscapes and artifacts that found themselves in harm's way during the clean slate (or was it "scorched earth?") urban renewal policies of the sixties and seventies.  He also watched with dismay as American railroads of the Sixties and Seventies scrapped or otherwise destroyed countless cars, locomotives and passenger stations. Fred was President of the Roanoke (Virginia) Chapter, National Railway Historical Society in 1973.