Tolga Morawski founded the Mohawk Valley Collective (formerly Historic Fort Plain) in 2011, and currently serves as Treasurer. He was raised in Fort Plain, just two blocks away from their first restoration project, Unity Hall. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from Alfred University in 1997, and moved to New York City to pursue a diverse career in the fields of information technology, photography, and academic administration.
Tolga is an active member in the Mohawk Valley community, with involvement in Friends of Fort Plain and many other local volunteer and service organizations. He has worked to support historic preservation in numerous ways, including serving as Vice President of the NYC chapter of the Society for Industrial Archaeology; documenting architectural landmarks for SUNY and others, and advocating for preservation of open space, farmland, and important landmarks in his free time.
Tolga lives in New York City, where he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Art History from CUNY.