Dana Corson

Preservation Planner

Dana Corson serves as the Preservation Planner for the City of Wilson, North Carolina.  Her position focuses on providing support to the Wilson Historic Preservation Commission while assisting property owners steward their preservation projects through the approval process by providing technical assistance and advocacy.

Ms. Corson has over 10 years of experience in historic preservation, planning and zoning, and project management.  Previous to her joining the City of Wilson, she was Preservation Manager for Historic New England in Boston, Massachusetts and served as Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Newport, Rhode Island.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Historic Preservation from Roger Williams University and a Master of Fine Arts in Historic Preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.