James K. Reap


James K. Reap

James K. Reap


James K. Reap was appointed by President Barack Obama in September 2016 to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.

James K. Reap is Professor and Graduate Coordinator of the Masters of Historic Preservation program at the University of Georgia (UGA), positions he has held since 2015 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Reap held various positions including Associate Professor, Instructor, and Public Service Associate from 2003 to 2014 at UGA.

Mr. Reap was Assistant Commissioner with the Georgia Department of Administrative Services from 1997 to 2002, Program Manager for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games from 1993 to 1996, and Executive Assistant to the Director of State Parks with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources from 1992 to 1993.

Mr. Reap is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites and the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation. He is a Founding Member of the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions and the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions.

Mr. Reap received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and a J.D. from the University of Georgia.