Sam U'Ren, Preservation Manager

Sam U’Ren has worked in the Preservation department of the Mission for over 11 years.  In his role he is responsible for managing preservation projects, performing hands-on conservation work, and overseeing contractors on the grounds to ensure work is done in line with the policies of preservation standards.

His work includes conservation and preservation work on the ruins of the Great Stone Church, interior and exterior of Serra Chapel, Sacred Garden Archway, exterior wall stabilization, 1916 Gate House, South and West Museum wings, and many other projects.

“What I love about my job at the Mission is the knowledge that we’re making a difference and saving this historic landmark so future generations will enjoy and experience Mission San Juan Capistrano history.”

Mission Staff
Sam U'Ren