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Pasadena Heritage was founded in 1977 as a non-profit historic preservation organization. We advocate for the protection and preservation of the historic resources of Pasadena and provide educational programming and events showcasing the city’s rich history and extraordinary architectural legacy.

Currently, we are a staff of six with a large and dedicated volunteer base. We have grown from a small group of concerned citizens to one of the largest preservation organization in California and were voted “favorite non-profit in San Gabriel Valley” by the San Gabriel Valley News Reader’s Choice Awards. Our preservation efforts have received numerous awards and accolades over the years.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

Executive Director, available Spring 2024. See more information below. 

Current Openings

Executive Director Search

Sue Mossman, our long-time Executive Director, has decided that she will retire next Spring. We are all thankful for her 30 years of leadership and 45 years of dedication to Pasadena Heritage. This transition will mark a pivotal moment in the life of our organization, and we are confident that Pasadena Heritage will continue to advocate, educate, and guide Pasadena in the years ahead under new leadership, as it has with Sue at the helm. 

With big shoes to fill, the Board has been working over many months to plan for this transition. A dedicated Search Committee, led by Board Chair Suzanne Marks and former Board Chair Steve Preston, and eight other current and former board members are bringing diverse experience and points of view to the selection process. The Search Committee is taking steps to secure the professional expertise needed for this process, and find the best possible person to take over this critical leadership position. 

Sue joins us in expressing her excitement about the future of the organization and all the opportunities that lie ahead. With the acquisition and move to the historic Blinn House, our education programs regaining momentum after the worst of the pandemic, a talented and capable staff in place, and our advocacy work continuing to be effective and far-reaching, Pasadena Heritage is poised to move forward to achieve its mission on a broader and more inclusive scale. 

As the search process develops, if you or anyone you know might be interested in the position of Executive Director, please provide contact information for yourself or your recommended candidate in the form below. 

Stay tuned for more information on the position as the search process develops.

Executive Director Search Form

If you or someone you know is a good candidate for the position, please kindly fill out this form.

Still Have Questions?

Please email any inquiries you have to search@pasadenaheritage.org and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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