Darwina Neal

Darwina Neal

DARWINA L. NEAL, FASLA, US/ICOMOS FELLOW
email: darwina_neal@verizon.net

Darwina L. Neal retired as Chief, Cultural Resource Preservation Services, National Capital Region, National Park Service (NPS), Washington, DC after 44 years with NPS. Previously, she was Chief, Design Services, managing a multidisciplinary team of architects, landscape architects, and civil, electrical, and mechanical engineers with responsibility for design and development of a wide range of projects in the Washington Metropolitan Area, including review of proposed memorials. She has judged numerous local and national planning, landscape architecture, and historic preservation awards programs, has served as IFLA Americas Region Vice President and Secretary, and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Delegate to IFLA, ASLA National President, and US/ICOMOS Treasurer and Board member, is a member of the ICOMOS/IFLA Cultural Landscape Committee and reviews World Heritage Site nominations. She is also on the National Preservation Institute Board and active in local preservation organizations. Ms. Neal received a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in 1965. In 1981 she received an Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Society of PSU for superior achievement in her profession and is now on the Board of the PSU School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.