Lawrence L. Reger
Lawrence Reger is the President of Heritage Preservation, a non-profit organization in Washington D.C. that works to ensure the preservation of America's collective heritage. As Chief Executive officer since 1988, Mr. Reger is responsible for development of a long-range strategy and a comprehensive program of services to improve the care of the collections and other resources that comprise our nation's patrimony. Key to the strategy is the involvement of philanthropic leaders and government officials, as well as directors, curators, conservators and other preservation specialists from historic preservation organizations, libraries and archives, and museums.
Mr. Reger has held several nationally recognized positions including Director of the American Association of Museums (1978-1986) and Director of Program Development and Coordination, Director of Planning and Management and General Counsel for the National Endowment for the Arts. He received the Forbes Medal from the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works in recognition for his distinguished contribution to the field of conservation.