Brenden G. Sullivan – President

Brenden is a solo attorney with a litigation practice in landlord/tenant, criminal defense and personal injury cases.  He and his wife moved from San Francisco to Alameda in 2019 to pursue their dream to own and restore a vintage home.  Currently, they are restoring an 1896 Marcuse & Remmel Victorian.

Conchita Perales – 1st Vice President

Conchita has been actively involved in Alameda’s architectural preservation movement since her 1886 Stick style house was selected for the 2010 Legacy Home Tour. She earned a Masters degree in Film in Mexico City and started her own business servicing the local film and video industry in the late 90’s when she moved permanently to the Bay Area. 

Robert Farrar – 2nd Vice President

Robert is a retired police officer of 30 years, a Marcuse and Remmel enthusiast and is working on a data base on all Marcuse and Remmel’s in Alameda.  He enjoys examining these homes to see what is original and what has changed in over 100 years of building.

Joyce Boyd, CPA – Treasurer

Vice President of Finance, The Unity Council, nonprofit; restoring a Victorian home in Alameda.

Karen Lithgow – Advisor to the Board

Karen is a residential realtor with a specialty in vintage homes. Prior to this career she was a Vice President in a finance firm in San Francisco and received an MBA degree from Northwestern.  Karen also received a preservation award for her 1893 Marcuse & Remmel Victorian here in Alameda.

Patsy Baer – Recording Secretary

Patsy has always loved old houses and buildings and works to preserve the character of this city. She serves on two of Alameda’s non-profit boards.

Dodi Kelleher – Corresponding Secretary