Swift appointed to Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission
Craig D. Swift, PE, LEED AP, was appointed in February 2010 to the Montgomery County Maryland Historic Preservation Commission. Swift is a structural engineer in Keast & Hood Co.’s Washington, DC, office.
Appointed by the Montgomery County Executive for three-year terms, Swift and the other eight commissioners volunteer their time reviewing applications for historic area work permits and historic preservation tax credits, evaluating changes to the county’s Master Plan for Historic Preservation, and consulting with citizens who want to alter historic properties. The commission is supported by architectural historians and architects in the Design, Zoning, and Preservation Division.
Swift has experience in the design, analysis, and retrofit of new and existing buildings ranging from single-family homes to historic churches to large commercial buildings. He is a registered professional engineer in Maryland and a registered structural engineer in California; he is also a volunteer Disaster Service Worker for the state of California. Swift holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering from UCLA and a B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Tech.