Chris Menrad is a founding board member of PSModCom, elected to President in 2011 and serving as its Treasurer since inception. He is also a past board member of the Architecture & Design Council of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Chris helped coordinate the recent effort to restore the Ocotillo Lodge, helping them garner a PSModCom Preservation Award in 2009.
In addition, Chris worked on the restoration of his own Krisel-designed home in Palm Springs and then worked to have it designated as a Class One Historic Site, the first Krisel-designed structure to be so designated. Chris has subsequently restored two additional homes in the Twin Palms Area and is active in the Twin Palms Neighborhood Organization.