Professional Profile

Dr. Harrison Goodall is the principal of Conservation Services.  He has fifty years of experience with historic structures and facilities management and sixty-two years of experience in training and education throughout the country.

Ed. D.  New York University, New York

M.A.   Ball State University, Indiana

B.A.    Trenton State University, New Jersey

Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, England

Illinois State University, Illinois

Montclair State University, New Jersey

Numerous specialized training courses

Architectural Conservator

Specializing in architectural conservation; historic building condition assessments; maintenance and preservation plans; rustic and vernacular structures; building pathology; preservation training and coordination; restoration / stabilization of historic structures and facilities management systems; Heritage Preservation Architectural Assessor.   Principal of Conservation Services since 1980.

Preservation / Maintenance Trainer

Trainer for the National Park Service, Forest Service and other historic site managers, architects, maintenance personnel, cultural resource specialists and preservation craftsmen related to maintenance management and preservation techniques.  Over one hundred training sessions were conducted throughout the country related to facilities management and historic preservation.  Training sites include those at National Parks, National Forests, and at many historic sites and museums.

Preservation Consultant

Wide variety of preservation services relating to historic structures with National Park Service, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, state historic preservation offices, universities, historic sites, museums, preservation groups, architects, engineers, contractors, and home owners.  Performed condition assessments and prepared associated reports for over 1600 historic structures in 38 states and in Canada and Palau.  He has worked at 54 national parks and 48 national forests.  24 of the buildings are designated as National Historic Landmarks. Preservation work was done at 7 U.S. World Heritage Sites.  See Notable Summaries.

Facilities Management

Developed and marketed training media (CD) - Preventive Maintenance for Historic Buildings.

Developed Facilities Tracker , a database for managing facility information

Developed Archaeological Tracker, a database management program for archaeological sites.

Designed Inventory and Condition Assessment Program - ICAP,  to manage information about historic structures in the National Park Service.  Assets include roads, bridges, trails, walks, grounds, landscapes, buildings, utilities, and outdoor sculpture.

Developed computerized maintenance system to manage the historic sites within the responsibility of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.  

Developed Monuments and Markers database for managing information about the monuments and markers in the State of Wyoming for the State Historic Preservation Office. 

Developed and marketed training media (CD) - Preventive Maintenance for Historic Buildings.

Teacher and Educator

Full Professor in the Department of Technology, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey teaching building technology, facilities management, and historic preservation - 34 years.  Retired 1995.

Epoxy Stabilization

Developed and marketed ConServ epoxies specifically designed for wood conservation, 1978 - 1994.  Field specialist and consultant relating to epoxy stabilization.

Wood Specialist - Log / Timber / Frame Structures

Nationally recognized authority on wood preservation.  Coordinated the preservation of over 90 historic wood structures.  

Author Preservation of Log Structures - Script and Supplementary Materials., AASLH, 1978

Author Log Structures: Preservation and Problem Solving., American Association for State and Local History, 1980

Author of  publications on wood preservation and epoxy stabilization

Author of Training CD, Preventive Maintenance for Historic Buildings, 2003.


Heritage Preservation CAP (Conservation Assessment Program) Advisory Committee,  2009 - 2015

Founding Commissioner (Ex) - Langley Historic Preservation Commission, Langley, WA

Extensive volunteering for preservation projects, surveys, & technical assistance in Island County, WA & in Grand Teton NP 

Board - Island County Historical Society, WA  2010 - 2012

Co-founder of Whidbey Partners in Preservation 2012 

Grant Review Committee- WA Lighthouse Environmental Program

Recent Awards

WA SHPO 2011 Annual Award for Special Achievement

Ebey’s Landing NHR -  Ebey’s Forever Award, 2011

Grand Teton NP - 40 Years of Cultural Resources Stewardship in the National Park System, 2013

Grand Teton NP - Service medallion for preservation, 2015

NPS-Intermountain Region - George & Helen Hertzog Enduring Volunteer Service , 2015


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Throughout the Pacific Northwest

US Forest Service

National Park Service

Grand Teton National Park

Ebey’s Landing NH Reserve