About ICF

Susan Lassell

Senior Managing Director, Cultural Resources
Susan is a recognized expert in regulatory compliance for historic and cultural resources with in-depth experience in multiple regions of the United States, including the Mid-Atlantic, Texas, and California.
Susan is one of the leaders of our cultural resources practice, an area of business that applies technical expertise in history, archaeology, and historic preservation to regulatory compliance, environmental planning, and resource management. Susan works closely with clients to develop regulatory compliance strategies for complex projects and programs, including developing agreement documents and strategies for engaging tribal and historic preservation stakeholders. Susan’s technical leadership includes her ability to smoothly navigate highly complex projects and direct multi-disciplinary teams through National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act compliance. Susan has authored and directed projects throughout the United States focusing on the West Coast, Mid-Atlantic, and Texas. Susan’s projects have included built environment survey and evaluation reports, cultural resources management plans, interpretive media and displays, and continuing education courses. Through a combination of more than 25 years of experience and her master’s degree in historic preservation planning from Cornell University, Susan meets the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualification standards for architectural history, history, and preservation planning.
  • M.A. Historic Preservation Planning, Cornell University
  • B.S. Environmental Design (minor History), University of California at Davis