Holly Cratsley is the Principal of Nashawtuc Architects Inc of Concord, MA, founded in 1988. She has served on the BAC Board of Trustees since 2006. During her tenure on the Board, she has co-chaired the BAC Celebrations Task Group, the 2007 Annual Meeting Planning Task Group, and currently chairs the Educational Policies Committee. An alumna of the Class of 1984, Holly has taught on the faculty, been a thesis review critic, served as an award jury member, and has been a consistent employer of BAC students and alumni.
In the Boston community, Holly has worked to promote women architects and the role of architects in residential design. She has served on panels at AIA conventions and at Build Boston and participated on BSA Committees. Holly coordinated a course for 12 years through Concord-Carlisle Adult Education that showcased the work of residential architects. Holly's work appears on HGTV, PBS's This Old House and NECN's New England Dream House.
Holly is actively involved in the community of Concord. Her civic contributions include her service as a Commissioner of the Concord Housing Authority for five years. She also served on the Concord Underground Utilities Task Force, the Keyes Road Municipal Facility Committee, and the Outdoor Lighting Task Force. Holly is a member of the Concord Chamber of Commerce.
Holly regularly volunteers her services and those of her firm to nonprofits including the Pine Street Inn, Habitat for Humanity, Renewal House, the Concord Museum, and the Harpswell Foundation Leadership Center for Women in Cambodia.