Robert R. Arzola currently maintains a permanent position in Washington, DC with the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), a division of the Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP) of National Park Service and serves as an Architect and Project Leader specializing in the architectural documentation of historically significant sites throughout the United States. Robert began his federal career in 1987 with the National Park Service as a Seasonal Park Ranger at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park before moving to Washington DC in 1990 to produce HABS measured drawing documentation of The White House. Robert has over 30 years' experience working with and mentoring the next generation of historic preservationists through the HABS Summer Recording Program, Latino Heritage Internship Program, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship Program. Robert is a native of San Antonio, Texas and received his B.S. Arch from Texas Tech University.