Mary Humstone, principal of Humstone Consulting, has more than 35 years’ experience in architectural history and historic preservation, throughout the United States and beyond. As a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, Humstone studied traditional rural buildings and landscapes and rural conservation methods in Japan. From 2002 to 2014, she taught architectural history, historic preservation and sustainability in the American Studies Program at the University of Wyoming, and coordinated the program’s internships and field studies. She was the assistant director of the Mountains/Plains Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Denver, where she developed innovative programs including BARN AGAIN!, a program to help farmers adapt older barns for contemporary use. Humstone has conducted numerous historic preservation projects and studies, including historic resource surveys, National Register nominations, historic preservation master plans, historic contexts and interpretive plans. She is a strong proponent of community sustainability and the cultural, economic and environmental values of historic preservation. Humstone is a founding board member of the Alliance for Historic Wyoming, a statewide historic preservation advocacy organization.