Born and raised in the Carrollton neighborhood, Averil earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University. A longtime PRC staffer, she supports the PRC’s administrative processes while also serving as the homeowner contact for the PRC’s History & Landmarks Plaque Program. Averil also greets and educates the many visitors to PRC’s headquarters, sharing information about the city’s historic districts and neighborhoods. Her ties to the PRC’s historic headquarters building precede the organization’s. Her great-grandfather also worked in the same building in the 19th century for the Leeds Foundry.