Richard Starzak
Technical Director

Rick Starzak has 32 years of experience as an architectural historian, including more than 20 years as a project manager. He specializes in consultation on behalf of public agencies for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

He has conducted NHPA Section 106 studies or State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) consultation in 44 states for Federal Agencies, such as the General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). For FRA, he is preparing a study ordered by the U.S. Congress on streamlining Section 106 and Section 4(f) compliance for railroad projects.