Executive Director Galveston Historical Foundation
Dwayne Jones serves as the executive director of the Galveston Historical Foundation, one of the largest not-for-profit historic preservation organizations working at the local level in the country. The organization oversees a wide range of programs, including preservation, help for owners of historic homes, educational projects for children and large-scale public events.
Jones holds degrees in History and Asian Studies from Trinity University in San Antonio and holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Galveston Historical Foundation, Jones served as executive director of Preservation Dallas. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), received the Dorothy Savage Award for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation from Preservation Dallas and was named an Honorary Member of the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.