Citizen Architects

Architects in Public Service

Noemi Avram, AIA
Foster City Planning Commissioner,  2002 – 2019

Mark Bartos, AIA
San Mateo County Bayside Design Review Committee, 2008
Supplemental Exam Commissioner, California Architect Board

Keith Bautista, AIA
Redwood City Board of Building Review, 1974 – present

Martin Bernstein
Palo Alto Historic Resources Board, current

Philip Bona, FAIA
Supplemental Exam Commissioner, California Architect Board
San Mateo / Foster City Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Advisor, 1999
San Mateo County Economic Development Association – Regional Advisor, 1993
San Mateo County Transit Corridor Design Committee – Regional Advisor, 2004-07
Bay Area Housing the Next 1 Million, Silicon Valley – Founder & Regional Chair, 2000-02
Bay Area Transportation & Land Use Council (Transform) – Regional Advisor, 2004-07
California Architects Board – Supplemental Exam Commissioner, 1986 – 2005
California Division of State Architect – Technical Advisor K-12 Schools, 2005-07
California Redevelopment Association – Regional Advisor, 2007-09
San Diego Redevelopment Agency – Centre City, Asst. V.P. of Architecture & Planning, 2007-09
National Institute of Building Science “building SMART alliance” – Regional Chair, 2007-12

Susan Eschweiler, AIA
Palo Alto Design Review Board, October 2002 – October 2005

Morton Frank, FAIA
Redwood City Architecture Review Committee, past
County of San Mateo Transportation Authority citizens Advisory Committee, past
County of San Mateo/Housing Leadership Council Housing Project Endorsement Committee, past
P3/SAMCEDA Housing Project Endorsement Committee, past
County of San Mateo Bayside Design Review Committee, current
County of San Mateo North Fair Oaks Community Plan Steering Committee, current

Wayne Gehrke, AIA
South San Francisco Design Review Board, +/- 1980 – 1988

Robert George, FAIA
San Bruno Planning Commission, 1984 – 1990
San Bruno General Plan Update Committee, current
San Bruno Citizen’s Advisory Committee for New Caltrain Grade Separation and Train Station to be located over San Bruno Avenue
Supplemental Exam Commissioner, California Architect Board

Tom Gilman, AIA
Redwood City Architecture Review Committee, 1992 – present

Robert Gooyer, AIA
San Mateo Planning Commission, June 2001 – present
Supplemental Exam Commissioner, California Architect Board

Randy Grange, AIA
Burlingame Design Review, current

Paul Gumbinger, FAIA
San Mateo Planning Commission, 1983 – 1985
San Mateo City Council, 1985 – 1997, 2000
San Mateo Mayor, 1988 –1989, 1995 –1996
Burlingame Residential Design Reviewer, 1998 – 2002
Rancho Murieta Architectural Review Committee, 2002 – present

Eric Jacobsen, AIA
Supplemental Exam commissioner, California Architect Board

Torin Jon Knorr
County of San Mateo Coastside Design Review Committee, January 2002 – present

Kenneth Kornberg, AIA
Palo Alto Architecture Review Board 2001 – 2007
National Institutes of Health, Research Construction Grant Review Chairman

John Lewis
Sebastopol Planning Commission, member and chair, 1983 – 1984

Lee Lippert, AIA
Palo Alto Architecture Review Board, chair, Sept. 31, 1998 – Sept. 31, 2003
PAST (Palo Alto Stanford) Heritage, Board of Directors,  2015 – present
Lytton Gardens Senior Communities, Board of Directors,   2009 – 2020
City of Palo Alto, Architectural Review Board,  2012 – 2014
City of Palo Alto, Planning & Transportation Commission,  2004 – 2011
City of Palo Alto, Architectural Review Board,  1997 – 2003

Stephen Lubin
Woodside Planning Commission, 1975 – 1982
Woodside Architecture and Site Review Board, +/- 1975 – 1982

John Lucchesi, AIA
South San Francisco Design Review Board, 1986-1991
South San Francisco Planning Commission, 1992-1996

Jack Matthews, AIA
San Mateo Planning Commission, June 1995 – June 2003
San Mateo City Council, 2003 – 2015
San Mateo Mayor, 2007 & 2011
Board of HEART of San Mateo County
Steering Committee of Home for All of San Mateo County

Jeff Missad, AIA
City of Redwood City, Board of Building Review: 6/2018 – 5/2022

Cathy Nilmeyer, AIA
Burlingame Design Reviewer, current
Supplemental Exam commissioner, California Architect Board

Michael Nilmeyer, AIA
Burlingame Downtown Specific Plan Committee
South San Francisco Design Review Board, current
Supplemental Exam commissioner, California Architect Board

Kevin Norman, AIA
Supplemental Exam commissioner, California Architect Board

Stan Panko, AIA
Pacifica Hillside Design Review Board, member and chair

Eugene Sim
South San Francisco Planning Commission, 1997 – 2003

George Sinclair
South San Francisco Design Review Board, 1986, 1987

Richard Terrones, AIA
Burlingame Planning Commission, current

Carter Warr, AIA
Portola Valley Architecture and Site Control Commission (ASCC), current

Dianne Whitaker, AIA
San Mateo County Coastside Design Review Committee, 2008
Supplemental Exam commissioner, California Architect Board
City of San Mateo Planning Commissioner,  2011 – 2019

Margaret Williams, AIA
City of San Mateo Planning Commissioner,  2019 – Present

Robert Williams, AIA
South San Francisco Design Review Board

Jerry Winges, AIA
Burlingame Residential Design Reviewer, 2003
Hillsborough Architecture and Design Review Board 2011 – 2020
Design Review Architect for the City of Burlingame
Design Review Technical Advisory Committee-City of San Mateo
Past Vice-Chair,  Citizens Environmental Council – Burlingame
Past President (1995), Burlingame Chamber of Commerce
Facilities Advisory Committee, San Mateo High School District
Facility Advisory Committee, Poplar ReCare

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