Cara Quigley, Student Liaison, is a Master of Science in Historic Preservation graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a 2020 graduate of the College of Charleston in South Carolina and holds BA degrees in Historic Preservation + Community Planning and Urban Studies with a concentration in Urban Planning. Born and raised in Galveston, TX, her passion and involvement with preservation activism began at an early age. Her background primarily includes work as a preservation consultant and research assistant in both Texas and South Carolina. Cara is particularly interested in materials conservation, preventative maintenance, and the untold stories of each building's individual history.