Immediate Past President
Izabella Nuckels, Immediate Past-President, is an Austin-based architectural conservator. She is a Lecturer in the University of Texas at Austin Historic Preservation graduate program, and Historic Preservation Specialist at Stantec. Izabella holds a BA in Urban Studies with a concentration in architecture from Barnard College, an MS in Historic Preservation with an emphasis in materials conservation from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, and holds a Professional Associate designation with the American Institute for Conservation. Both of her theses explored the ethics and practicality of preserving the total work of art within the built environment, examining aspects such as space, color, and secondary domestic material culture. Izabella has particular interests in the conservation and preservation of vernacular resources, preventative maintenance, and historic color.