Northwest Board Members
As an architect, Ellen has worked at Olson Kundig Architects since 1996 and has strong project management and facilitation skills. Ellen previously worked with SMR Architects and graduated from the University of Washington with a Master of Architecture degree in 1993 and a BA in Human Biology from Stanford in 1986. Ellen lives in Loyal Heights in the Northwest area of Seattle.
With over 20 years of experience, Jerry is a partner in the landscape architecture firm of Geyer Coburn Hutchins. The firm has completed large projects throughout Washington, the United States and Internationally. Before moving to Seattle, Jerry lived in Hawaii, Europe and Asia. He has a landscape architecture degree from California Polytechnic University and a master’s degree in planning from Harvard University. He lives in Ballard.
Mike has over sixteen years of experience in civil engineering design and project management. A LEED accredited professional, he has extensive knowledge of site layout design, grading, hydrology and hydraulics, road design, waterline design, sewer line design, storm drain pipe/channel design, as well as specification writing and construction observation. Mike recently developed green drainage concepts to aid the demand management process for downtown Seattle’s combined sewer basins. He also has extensive expertise in mitigation of drainage issues caused by development, designing detention facilities, temporary and permanent erosion and sediment control facilities, and Green Stormwater Infrastructure, including rain gardens and permeable paving. He has managed and designed drainage and site development projects ranging in size from a single family home to 70+ acre commercial sites. He is a member of the US Green Building Council and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Mexico.
David Neiman is a licensed architect and principal of David Neiman Architects, a Seattle architecture studio specializing in single family and multi-family housing uniquely adapted to the Northwest climate. David is an active participant in discussions of public policy that govern neighborhood scale land use and zoning. Recently, he lead the the Congress of Residential Architects (CORA) collaboration with the city to revise the Land Use Code’s Lowrise chapter. Before establishing his own practice in 2000, David worked at the Seattle office of NBBJ, specializing in large-scale public projects such as Safeco Field and the University of Washington Bothell Campus.
Ted is an architect with GGLO in Seattle, holding the title of Associate. He has designed and managed community-based urban mixed use projects for over 14 years, focusing in particular on those that have complex considerations, such as Shoreline overlays, Rezones, and ECA’s. Ted has a strong design background with diverse influences that have draw from world travel. He acknowledges the need for design solutions to succeed on cultural, artistic, economic and technical levels. Ted’s recent focus has been integrating decentralized storm and water quality facilities into urban mixed-use projects in Seattle and King County, with results often performing beyond applicable codes. Ted holds a BS in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin.
April 3, 2013