Historic Preservation Review Board

Background and Mission

In 1998, the Town of Friday Harbor created a Historic Preservation Program (HPRB) and the Historic Preservation Review Board to serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council. The Board considers and recommends measures and incentives that will encourage and foster preservation of historic structures, sites, or districts and conducts design review for construction projects in the Historic District.

Board Member Term Length and Qualifications

The Town of Friday Harbor Historic Preservation Review Board is a five-member volunteer board appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Town Council. Members of the HPRB shall serve terms of two years. The term of office of each officer shall run until the subsequent election.


The Council shall appoint members with qualifications, skills, or demonstrated experience and interest in one or more of the following categories:

  • Architecture/architectural history
  • Construction
  • Design review
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical research
  • Landscape design
  • Local history
  • Planning
  • Real estate

Regular Meetings

  • 5:00 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month
  • Town Council Chambers*
    60 Second Street
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250          

    *Meetings will be held online until April 27, 2022. 
     See Town Meetings page for link.


VolunteerTerm expires:
David HarshMarch 31, 2024
Jeff IversonMarch 31, 2023
Nadine CookMarch 31, 2024
Brian CarlsonMarch 31, 2023
Karl EberhardMarch 31, 2024


Sandy StrehlouHistoric Preservation Coordinator
Peggy Sue McRaeRecording Secretary