Howard Berger joined the Planning Department in 1988. During his tenure, he has participated in all aspects of preservation, including research and documentation, regulatory and tax credit review, and publication of the 2010 Historic Sites and Districts Plan. He graduated from Hamilton College (B.A. in Government) and has completed graduate work in historic preservation at George Washington University. He has been active in numerous non-profit preservation organizations, most notably the Washington, DC Preservation League.