Vijay Joyce, is the owner of Rekindled History and an HSI Board Member since 2016.
Vijay is a native of New Hampshire but resident of the North Shore who was was drawn here by the weight of history. With degrees in Historic Preservation and Architectural History, he's worked in the design field preserving and studying the character of neighborhoods throughout New England. In 2019 he started Rekindled History, a tour company that uses his educational foundation and fascination with the past to retell the lore of Salem through its buildings.
Vijay advocates for historic buildings as the Chair of HSI's Education Committee and as a member of the Salem Historic Commission.
Anne Brockelman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, of Perry Dean Rogers was the project manager for the Salem Probate and Family Courthouse renovation, which was honored with a Historic Salem Preservation Award in 2017, and has a proven record of creating contextual buildings. Anne also serves on the Somerville Zoning Board of Appeals and will add her perspective as an approval board member to the conversation.
Anne is an architect with two decades of experience in the design profession. She is an Associate Principal and Director of Sustainable Design at Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects, a full-service architectural firm specializing in cultural and institutional projects, with a focus on higher education. In addition to Somerville ZBA, Anne currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). She graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Art History and Studio Art, and holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.
Richard Jones, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, principal at Jones Architecture is a former HSI Board member, well versed in design and with a knowledge of the particular considerations that influence this conversation in Salem.
Rick has worked in higher education design and planning for over two decades. In the spring of 2011, Rick founded Jones Architecture, a higher education focused, service-oriented practice. With a particular research focus on learning environments and academic libraries, the practice now serves the New England region.
Rick has been a regular speaker at conferences and Universities on topics of education and sustainable design.
Rick received a Master of Architecture from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky.