Design Review - Boards & Staff

Boards

Design Review Boards District MapThe city is divided into eight geographic districts. Each district has its own designated Design Review Board, made up of volunteer members who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The 5 seats on each board represent the following interests: 1 design seat, 2 community / residential seats, 1 development seat, and 1 business / landscape design seat.

Board Members by District

Dennis Comer

Dennis Comer

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Dennis is a Research Analyst for the Transportation Security Administration, a small business owner and a retired Army officer. He earned a Bachelor of Computer Science from Prairie View A&M University before completing Master of Science degrees in operations research/systems analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology and in professional studies/publishing from The George Washington University. Mr. Comer is the program manager for the Central Area Collaborative, a member of the Central Area Land Use Committee, and participated in the development of the newly adopted Central Area Design Guidelines.

Azzurra Cox

Azzurra Cox

Position: Landscape Design Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Azzurra is a Landscape Architect at Gustafson Guthrie Nichol where her design process focuses on incorporating history, culture and ecology during concept development, design development, and construction documentation. She previously worked as a designer at PROAP Arquitectura Paisagista in Portugal and supplements an interdisciplinary background with professional writing and volunteering. She is an active volunteer on the Africatown Preservation & Development Association. Ms. Cox holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies and a Master of Landscape Architecture, both from Harvard University. She lives in Lower Queen Anne.

Jeffrey Floor

Jeffrey Floor

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Jeffrey is an Architect at LMN Architects. His nearly 30 years of experience as a manager and project architect have included multifamily, single-family, civic, educational, and hospitality projects. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Utah before earning a Certificate of Urban Design and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. Mr. Floor has lived in the Central District for the past 23 years. During this time, he has become involved in community life by serving as the chair of the Central Area Land Use Review Committee and has participated in the Central Area Collaborative which worked to develop the Central Area Design Guidelines.

Sharon Khosla

Sharon Khosla

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Sharon is a principal at Fivedot Architects where she oversees public and non-profit work. Her background is in architecture that specializes in public, civic work, and non-profit community healthcare clinics. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from Lehigh University. She has served her community extensively by serving on the Southeast Design Review Board and the Central Area Land Use Review Committee, and chaired the Central Area Collaborative that developed the Central Area Design Guidelines. Ms. Khosla lives in the Central Area with her family.

Kenny Pleasant

Kenny Pleasant

Position: Development Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Kenny owns Global Investor Solutions, a real estate investment business with a mission to preserve and restore community, promoting real estate rehabilitation and development. He is also a licensed real estate broker at Re/Max. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Seattle King County Realtors - Young Professionals Network. Mr. Pleasant is a founding board member of the Africatown Community Land Trust and was previously a member of the East Design Review board. He lives in the Madrona neighborhood.

Ed Palushock

Ed Palushock

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Ed is a licensed Architect at Perkins+Will where he works on the design of institutional, commercial, office, and multi-family residential developments. He holds a master's degree in Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and a bachelor's degree in Architecture from Syracuse University. Ed lives in the Arbor Heights neighborhood in Southwest Seattle. He is affiliated with the U.S. Green Building Council and American Institute of Architects, and has served as a Steering Committee member at United Way King County, a guest architecture critic at the UW and WSU Schools of Architecture, and on the Board of Directors at the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and American Architecture Foundation.

Aaron Luoma

Aaron Luoma

Position: Landscape Design Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Aaron is a Landscape Architect at Hough Beck & Baird Inc. His projects are mostly public and include small pocket parks, higher education institutions, and large-scale infrastructure projects. He is also a lecturer at the University of Washington. Aaron received a master's degree in Landscape Architecture and a historic preservation certificate from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Idaho. His extensive public service commitments include serving on the Seattle Landmarks Historic Preservation Board for 8 years, first as a Get Engaged member and later as board chair.

Han Beh

Han Beh

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Han is a licensed Architect and Associate Principal at Link Design Group where he leads design efforts on hospitality, highrise, multifamily, and commercial mixed-used developments. Previously, Han was a Senior Designer at MG2. Han has over 15 years of design experience in highrise buildings across the healthcare, hospitality, commercial, and residential market sectors. Han received his Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, and Master of Business Administration degrees from Texas Tech University. He has called Seattle home for the past 6 years after residing in Southeast Asia, Europe, and throughout the United States. He lives near the Pike Place Market in Downtown Seattle.

Belinda Bail

Belinda Bail

Position: Development Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Belinda is a Senior Vice President of Development with Bentall Kennedy, a real estate investment company. Her work focuses on residential, office and industrial projects and she previously worked extensively on hotel development. She holds a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University. Belinda lives in the Green Lake neighborhood. She has volunteered with the Burke-Gilman Place Public Development Authority and served as board member with The Children's Center. She is LEED AP certified.

Aaron Argyle

Aaron Argyle

Position: Community Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Aaron recently received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Virginia and is currently working at LMN Architects. During his time at UVA, he developed a pedagogy of cross-disciplinary design advocating that urban design, landscape architecture and architecture are all vital to the success of any project and urban infrastructure. Aaron strives to involve himself in youth education and outreach programs, such ACE Mentoring, CIRT, and Rebuilding Seattle Together. Being raised in a multicultural home with a sibling with special needs, Aaron often finds himself advocating for equity and social justice in all things he is involved with. Aaron lives in the Queen Anne neighborhood.

Betsy Anderson

Betsy Anderson

Position: Landscape Design Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Betsy is a Senior Planner for Bellevue Parks and Community Services, where she develops the department's long-range planning and policy documents. Previously, she served as a Landscape Architect at the National Park Service's Pacific West Regional Office, where she prepared planning documents, site plans, and resource studies for parks along the West Coast and in the Pacific Islands. She draws on her past experience as a residential landscape designer and landscape historian, having worked for Exteriorscapes LLC in Seattle and the National Trust's Plant Conservation Programme in the UK. Betsy lives in the Admiral neighborhood. She regularly writes about urban design issues for Landscape Architecture Magazine and presents her original work at conferences. She received a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies from Smith College.

Lauren Powers

Lauren Powers

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Lauren is a registered architect and a project manager at ARC Architects. She was previously employed at JW Architects, where she served as the head of the Community Studio and a core member of the leadership team. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon. She resides in the Jackson Place neighborhood.

Melissa Alexander

Melissa Alexander

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Melissa is a licensed architect who currently practices as an urban designer/planner with NBBJ in South Lake Union. She works on a wide variety of projects, including the development of digital planning tools for healthcare and academic master plans, mixed use development, and civic work for various sized municipalities. She recently completed a fellowship to study high speed rail systems throughout the world, focusing on their impact on urban places. She holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University, a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee, and a Certificate in Design Education from the Boston Architectural College. She has also enjoyed positions as a studio instructor at Harvard University and the University of Tennessee, and as lead faculty at the Boston Architectural College. Melissa lives in Capitol Hill.

Alastair Townsend

Alastair Townsend

Position: Development Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Alistair is a Senior Development Analyst at Bentall Kennedy, a real estate development company where he oversees capital funding for a nation-wide portfolio of real estate assets under development. He was previously the founder and architect of BAKOKO Design Development based in Tokyo, which focused on single-family residential and tenant improvement projects. Alistair earned an architectural diploma from the Architectural Association in London before completing a master's degree in Real Estate from the University of Washington. Alistair has spoken professionally on the issues of housing design, affordability, and economics to the Wall Street Journal, CNN and NPR, and has presented lectures before the Urban Design Institute and Harvard's Graduate School of Design. He has additionally edited the architectural journal A+U (Architecture + Urbanism). He lives in Capitol Hill.

Andrew Haas

Andrew Haas

Position: Community Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Andrew works as a Project Manager and Ecologist at Seattle City Light, implementing the fish and aquatic measures required by Seattle's FERC License for operating Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in eastern Washington. He previously worked for Snohomish County as Principal Habitat Specialist and the Tulalip Tribes as an Ecologist. Andrew has lived in the Capitol Hill neighborhood for the past 25 years and is active in the community. His educational background includes a MA in public administration from the University of Washington and BS in environmental studies and BA in economics. He also served as the Chair of the Snohomish Basin Salmonid Recovery Technical Committee for a decade and their ran monthly stakeholder meetings, which were open to the public, so he has extensive experience in the forum of public meetings.

Justin Panganiban

Justin Panganiban

Position: Get Engaged
Term: First - Term expires: September 1, 2020

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Justin is an urban designer and planner at VIA Architecture in Seattle, where his work includes streetscape and transit corridor design. He was previously an urban design intern at The U-District Partnership and a planning and design intern at Alta Planning + Design in Seattle. He completed a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley before earning Master of Urban Planning and Master of Landscape Architecture degrees from the University of Washington. Justin lives in First Hill.

Brian Bishop

Brian Bishop

Position: Landscape Design Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Brian is a Landscape Architect at Site Workshop. He has previously worked at the offices of Schack A+D, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and GGLO here in Seattle. His portfolio includes several parks, civic open spaces and mixed use development. Brian lives in the Pinehurst neighborhood in NE Seattle. He educational background includes a Masters in Landscape Architecture, from Ball State and a Bachelors in Public Affairs Environmental Science at Indiana University.

Dan Rusler

Dan Rusler

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Dan Rusler is a licensed Architect at Workshop AD, a small design firm with projects spanning a wide range of geographies and scales. He was previously a project designer at Mithun Inc. Dan has experience in teaching architecture at the University of Oregon as a design studio mentor and at Washington State University as a visiting instructor in the School of Design and Construction. He has been a visiting critic locally at Cornish College of the Arts and the Art Institute of Seattle. Dan earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon after he received an Architectural Technology Diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is involved with the local community through youth hockey coaching and serves on the Hearing, Speech, and Deaf Center's PTA. He lives in Seattle's North Beach neighborhood with his wife and three young children.

Katy Haima

Katy Haima

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Katy is a Planning Analyst with the Seattle Planning Commission. She also owns a bar/restaurant in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. She has previously worked as a Land Use Planner with the City of Seattle and as a Project Planning Associate at the NW Center for Livable Communities. Her work has included guiding applicants through the design review process, conducting Land Use reviews, and drafting design guidelines used to shape Seattle communities. Katy lives in the Ravenna neighborhood in Northeast Seattle. She has considerable community leadership experience including as the Young Professional Representative of the WA State American Planning Association Board and as the Continued Education Coordinator at the Office of Planning and Community Development. Katy holds a master's degree in Urban Design & Planning from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from The University of Wisconsin.

James Marria

James Marria

Position: Development Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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James is a project manager at Touchstone, a development firm that focuses on urban in-fill office, hotel, and multifamily development. While passionate about business finance, he is also very interested in urban place-making and the public process. Originally from Boise, Idaho, he lives in the Capitol Hill neighborhood after relocating to Seattle from California. James' educational background is in business administration with an emphasis on finance.

Tim Carter

Tim Carter

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Tim is a registered architect and founding principal of Cone Architecture. He has professional experience designing and permitting large-scale multifamily projects. Originally a designer of townhomes and K-12 schools, Cone has in recent years shifted to larger scale multi-family developments. Mr. Carter lives in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Washington. His 18 years of experience have been primarily in the Seattle area, with a residency in Hawaii.

Andy Campbell

Andy Campbell

Position: Development Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Andy is a developer at HAL Real Estate where he leads the design and entitlement processes, attends community meetings, and directs development activities. His interest in volunteering and public service began when he served as a human rights commissioner for the City of Tacoma. He valued the rewarding process of working with the City and drafting policy recommendations to further the goal of equitability. Andy also has experience leading charrettes in the early stages of project development. Andy attended the University of Washington where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies/Urban Planning before studying finance, economics, and management at the graduate level. He also has a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems. Andy lives in the Broadview neighborhood of Northwest Seattle.

Phoebe Bogert

Phoebe Bogert

Position: Local Business Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Phoebe is a licensed Landscape Architect with 10 years of experience working in the Northwest. She is currently a Principal at PLACE. The projects she has worked on vary in scale from grassroots work with local, traditionally underserved communities, public engagement focused projects, and design innovation. Phoebe lives in Phinney Ridge. She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Environmental Studies from Pitzer College Claremont in California.

Emily McNichols

Emily McNichols

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Emily is a licensed architect at Grouparchitect, a firm that primarily works on multifamily housing, custom residences, and commercial development. She grew-up in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, has been a Seattle resident for the past 23 years, and has settled with her family in the Ballard neighborhood. She also holds a LEED AP Homes credential and emphasizes the importance of quality universal design. Emily volunteers for local community organizations, such as the Ballard Food Bank and University Unitarian Church, assisting them in their space planning needs. Emily's educational background is in architecture with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington and she previously owned her own firm which focused on single-family residential design.

Lauren Rock

Lauren Rock

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Lauren is a licensed architect at Weinstein A+U. She has previously worked at the DLR Group here in Seattle, and Brereton Architects and Arcsine Architecture in California. Her portfolio includes multifamily housing, fire stations, and rehabilitation projects of historic buildings. Lauren has lived in northwest Seattle for over seven years, first in Fremont and currently in Ballard. She has a Master of Architecture and Certificate of Urban Design from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Michigan.

Garrett Nelli

Garrett Nelli

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Garrett is an Architect at NAC Architecture in Seattle, where he served as Project Architect for the new Wing Luke Elementary School in South Beacon Hill and as Architectural Designer for Enumclaw High School. He previously worked as a Summer Scholar at Hanbury Architecture in Virginia and Architectural Intern at Niles Bolton Associates in Georgia. Garrett received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee and additionally studied at the University of Arkansas Rome Center. He lives in Queen Anne.

May So

May So

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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May, a registered architect, has over 20 years of architectural experience, practice management, and project leadership working on complex, large-scale, mixed-use high-rise office and mixed-income residential developments. A Senior Associate at Mithun, she works on urban placemaking projects, where she manages an integrated design process from concept to construction. May previously worked as an Associate at Henriquez Partners Architects in Vancouver, Canada. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Calgary and a Master of Architecture from the University of British Columbia. May currently serves on the Pike-Pine Neighborhood Council, the Capital Hill EcoDistrict, and the AIA Seattle Committee on Homelessness. She lives in Capitol Hill.

Jhomar Small

Jhomar Small

Position: Development Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Jhomar is a Development Manager at Spectrum Development Solutions, a real estate development and advisory company. His work focuses on mixed-use multifamily and student housing, healthcare, and civic oriented projects. Jhomar previously worked for CBRE Commercial Real Estate Services and Skanska USA Building Inc. Jhomar has worked in the local construction and development industry for the past 12 years. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington. Jhomar lives in Wallingford.

Daniel Maier

Daniel Maier

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Daniel is a Project Engineer at PAE in Seattle. He has been active in the building design field for 8 years as a mechanical design engineer, previously working at EYP Architecture & Engineering in Washington, D.C. and Dewberry in Fairfax, VA. Daniel earned his Master of Architectural Engineering degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He is an active participant in ACE Mentors Seattle and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). He lives in the Othello neighborhood.

Chris Colley

Chris Colley

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Chris is a licensed Architect and general contractor employed by Graham Construction. He has previously worked for FORMA Constructions and SRG Partnership. He holds a bachelor's degree in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University. Chris has worked extensively on K-12 schools and colleges including master and campus planning. His "bilingual" professional background allows him to translate and connect ideas that span the fields of development and design. He looks forward to identifying creative and equitable solutions through design by his participation on the board. Chris lives in the South Beacon Hill neighborhood.

David Bader

David Bader

Position: Landscape Design Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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David is a Landscape Architect at Seattle Parks and Recreation, where he designs upgrades to new and existing park facilities and performs public outreach to engage the community in the design process. He earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Ball State University. David lives in Madrona. David has experience with school campus designs, community master plans, and active transportation and streetscape design from his work at the Cascade Design Collaborative. He has also coordinated Safe Routes to School programs in South Seattle and Texas to encourage walking and bicycling among students.

Crystal Loya

Crystal Loya

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Crystal is a licensed architect at working Mithun. While she has worked on multi-family, retail, restaurant, institutional, workplace, and urban planning projects her primary focus is on the design of people-centered public spaces. She has spent time with continuing education on the topic of placemaking and community based design, and holds Masters and Bachelor's degrees in architecture from the University of Idaho. Crystal has considerable community engagement experience working with the Seattle Architecture Foundation where she has been a committee member, co-chair of the public lecture committee, and now serves on the Board of Directors Executive Committee.

Alan Grainger

Alan Grainger

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Alan has 40 years of experience in the field of architecture. He was a Founding Principal of the firm GGLO, and a Principal at The Bumgardner Architects prior. His work included affordable and market-rate multifamily housing, including townhouses, low-, mid-, and high-rise apartments, historic renovations, and hotel projects. Alan lives in the Fauntleroy neighborhood of West Seattle. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Environmental Design at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington.

Matt Hutchins

Matt Hutchins

Position: Local Business Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Matt is the founder of CAST Design/Build and CAST Architecture. He has practiced architecture in Seattle for nearly two decades, leading community design projects that include the Interbay P-Patch Community Center and the Alki Statue of Liberty Plaza. He has experience with the Living Building Challenge, Passive House, and Builtgreen sustainability standards. Matt received a master's degree in Architecture from Arizona State University and a bachelor's degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado. He is actively involved in public discourse having participated in the MHA Focus Groups, AIA Housing Design Forum Committee, and has participated in public charrettes for the Seattle waterfront, Seattle Center Intervention, and Lid I-5 projects. Matt lives in the Admiral neighborhood in Southwest Seattle.

Scott Rosenstock

Scott Rosenstock

Position: Development Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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Scott is a Development Manager for Urban Visions, a real estate development firm in Seattle. He was previously a Senior Project Manager at SECO Development where he specialized in development of mixed-use buildings with a focus on active, transit-oriented, and sustainable projects. He is also a Landscape Architect and has previously worked at the offices of Hewitt, Karen Kiest Landscape Architects, and Mithun here in Seattle. Scott lives in the West Seattle Junction neighborhood. He received a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Commercial Real Estate Certificate from the University of Washington. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Landscape Architects, NAIOP, and the real estate association The Belden Club where he was previously president.

John Cheng

John Cheng

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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John is a licensed architect and project designer at NBBJ. His portfolio includes workplace, residential, senior housing, high-rise, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use development. His current work is primarily in Seattle and he draws from an extensive background of regional and international projects, including those in Canada, China, and Hong Kong. John lives in West Seattle. He earned a bachelor's degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Hong Kong before pursuing a Master of Architecture at the University of Oregon

John Morefield

John Morefield

Position: Local Community Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2020

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John is a licensed architect. His work on diverse project includes multifamily housing and commercial development specifically focusing on modular construction. He previously worked as the principle and lead designer at J Arthur Design Corp specializing on residential design, and was the Founder and CEO of Architecture 5¢, a design outreach company based on engaging with city residents about the built environment. John lives in Magnolia. He holds a bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona.

Brian Walters

Brian Walters

Position: Design Professional Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Brian is a licensed architect working at Olson Kundig on the design of mixed-use buildings, commercial spaces, and residential projects. He holds Master of Architecture and Bachelor degrees in Architecture from Washington State University. As a Board Member for the Seattle not-for-profit organization Space.City, Brian works to provide events and forums for the discussion of diverse design issues relevant to the community. He considers serving as a Design Review Board member an extension of his interest and experience in improving the built environment. Brian lives in the Belvedere neighborhood of West Seattle.

Jen Montressor

Jen Montressor

Position: Local Business Representative
Term: First - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Jen is a licensed Landscape Architect and Project Manager at the Berger Partnership. She was previously a Landscape Designer at the firms GGLO and HBB. She works on a variety of project types and scales, including multifamily housing, mixed-use, urban design, master planning, corporate and college campuses, residential, civic, and parks. Jen earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Puget Sound. She resides in Whittier Heights.

Stephen Porter

Stephen Porter

Position: Development Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Stephen is a Development Manager with Skanska USA Commercial Development in South Lake Union. His work places a high value on the urban fabric and strong urban design. He holds a Master's degree in real estate from Cornell University and studied business at the University of Cincinnati. He previously worked in the financial sector at the US Department of the Treasury before pursuing a real estate degree at Cornell, where he sought to meld his knowledge of business and finance with his passion for vibrant urban places. Stephen lives in Ballard and is excited for the opportunity to provide public service.

Patreese Martin

Patreese Martin

Position: Local Residential Representative
Term: Second - Term expires: April 3, 2021

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Petreese is as Associate Principal at the architecture firm of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. She is a LEED accredited professional and actively advocates for both good design and sustainability. She received her Master's in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelors of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington. Petreese is a former Board member of the Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and former president of the University of Washington Department of Architecture Professional Advisory Council. Patreese frequently serves on student juries at university architecture programs and as a guest speaker at North Seattle Community College. Ms. Martin and her family have been residents of the Queen Anne neighborhood since 1999.

Gloria Mah

Gloria Mah

Position: Get Engaged
Term: First - Term expires: September 1, 2020

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Gloria is a project designer at Weber Thompson, where she develops residential tower designs in South Lake Union, Downtown Seattle, and the Denny Triangle. She previously worked at Stantec Architecture and Arquitectonica as an architectural designer. Her previous work included developing public transit projects, community outreach, and residential towers throughout the west coast and Canada. Gloria received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and additionally studied abroad at North China University of Technology. She lives in Queen Anne.

Staff & Program Administration

The Design Review Program is administered by the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections.

Staff

Our Design Review Program staff:

  • Manage the program
  • Recruit and train residents to serve on the Design Review Board
  • Schedule and advertise the Design Review Board's project review meetings

Lisa Rutzick, Program Manager
lisa.rutzick@seattle.gov
(206) 386-9049

Erika Ikstrums, Program Specialist
erika.ikstrums@seattle.gov
(206) 684-3160

Brinn Campaz, Scheduling and Administration
brinn.campaz@seattle.gov
(206) 684-8919

Design Review Planners

Our Design Review planners:

  • Lead developers and architects and their development projects through the design review process
  • Explain the land use code and design guidelines
  • Serve as professional staff support for the Design Review Boards

Ellen Aebischer
ellen.aebischer@seattle.gov
(206) 386-1981

Corey Buttry
corey.buttry@seattle.gov
(206) 727-8607

Sean Conrad
sean.conrad@seattle.gov
(206) 733-9063

Brandon Cummings
brandon.cummings@seattle.gov
(206) 684-0251

Wayne Farrens
wayne.farrens@seattle.gov
(206) 727-8602

Tami Garrett
tami.garrett@seattle.gov 
(206) 233-7182

Holly Godard
holly.godard@seattle.gov 
(206) 684-0532

Carly Guillory
carly.guillory@seattle.gov
(206) 684-0720

Michael Gushard
michael.gushard@seattle.gov
(206) 727-8601

Joe Hurley
joseph.hurley@seattle.gov
206) 684-8278

Greg Johnson
greg.johnson@seattle.gov
(206) 727-8736

Lindsay King
lindsay.king@seattle.gov
(206) 684-9218

David Landry
david.landry@seattle.gov
(206) 684-5318

Patricia Neighbor
patricia.neighbor@seattle.gov
(206) 684-3851

Crystal Torres
crystal.torres@seattle.gov
(206) 684-5887

Colin Vasquez
colin.vasquez@seattle.gov
(206) 684-5639

Abby Weber
abby.weber@seattle.gov
(206) 684-7188

Allison Whitworth
allison.whitworth@seattle.gov
(206) 684-0363