Cristiana Pena

Cristiana Pena

New York, NY, US




Preservation Alumni, New York, NY, Treasurer (volunteer position)

Preservation Alumni, Inc., New York, NY 2008 – present
Treasurer (2009 – present)
Member (2008 – present)
• Maintain financial records, report account balances to Board on monthly basis
• Oversee individual events budgets
• Assist in organizing events (solicit venue space, coordinate equipment rentals,
plan menu, advise on graphics and printed matter, etc.)

May 2008 - current

LANDMARK WEST!, New York, NY, US, Director of Preservation

LANDMARK WEST!, New York, NY 2007 – present
Interim Executive Director (present)
Director of Preservation (2011 – present)
Director of Community Outreach (2008 – 2011)
Graduate Intern (2007 – 2008)
• Represent LW! at neighborhood and city-wide meetings and events
• Develop strategy for advocacy campaigns
• Manage design review committee to evaluate proposed work to landmark buildings; lead outreach to architects, contractors and homeowners; draft public statements and present at public hearings of
various city agencies
• Plan and produce two major fundraising events per year; coordinate with multiple vendors and event venue; design and launch event-specific webpages using Dreamweaver; lead event publicity outreach; serve as on-site event captain
• Manage and develop content for email marketing using Constant Contact
• Manage social media identities (Twitter, Facebook, blog, NearSay); ensure quality of content and consistency of activity
• Coordinate and oversee completion of two direct-mail fundraising campaigns; assist in development of fundraising message; design mailer layout
• Cultivate press contacts (print media, blogs, hyper-local news sites, etc.) and maintain
ongoing press relations

Sep 2007 - current


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Historic Preservation

Sep 2006 - May 2008

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, Bachelors, Art History

Sep 2001 - May 2005