Phone (716) 852-3300
Preservation Buffalo Niagara
617 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Open 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday
Jessie Fisher, Executive Director
Jessie Fisher is the Executive Director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara. An Urban Planner with a Master’s degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, Jessie brings a wide background to her relatively new appointment. Working as an historic preservation and neighborhood planning consultant, owning and developing at-risk and abandoned buildings, and serving as the Director of Planning at Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper have combined to give her a unique sense of how promoting our region’s heritage can unlock a brighter, more equitable, more sustainable future.
Bradley Bethel, Jr., Communications Manager
Before joining Preservation Buffalo Niagara, Bradley Bethel Jr. served as a Financial Education Specialist for United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. He also served as a Research Associate for the Restore Our Community Coalition, where his research and case studies for the Hamlin Park neighborhood garnered over 2,000 supporters citywide. Bradley has a B.A. in Environmental Design and a M.F.A. in Visual Communications from the University at Buffalo and the Rochester Institute of Technology respectively. Deeply involved with community development, his independent consultation for small business owners has won awards and recognition for his clients.
Olivia Cammisa-Frost, Membership and Education Director
Olivia Cammisa-Frost serves as Preservation Buffalo Niagara’s Membership and Education Director. Olivia has a Master’s degree in Art History with an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Buffalo. Prior to joining PBN, Olivia worked in the Advancement Department at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, where she assisted with planning and executing the museum’s major fundraisers, ran the facility rental program, and served on a number of interdepartmental committees. At PBN, Olivia manages the organization’s membership program, the Hard Hat Tour series, the docent program, and other PBN events.
Christiana Limniatis, Director of Preservation Services
Christiana Limniatis has over 12 years’ experience in historic preservation. Christiana began her preservation career as the Communications Coordinator for Historic Albany Foundation in Albany, NY. Since completing her master’s coursework in Historic Preservation Planning in 2011, Christiana has worked as a preservation consultant in Louisiana, Tennessee, and New York, providing services that include National Register nominations, design guidelines, architectural surveys, non-profit fundraising and marketing campaigns, and grant writing. Christiana holds a BA in History/Political Science from The College of Saint Rose and completed her coursework towards a MA in Historic Preservation Planning at Cornell University.