The Chapter’s Board of Directors provides oversight and strategic planning to ensure the health and growth of the organization. Prospective Board Members are selected by an annual Nominating Committee and are formally elected following a subsequent vote by the Chapter members-in-good-standing.

The Board consists of the President, Vice President / President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Directors, Associate Director, Emerging Professional Director, Ex Officio / Past President, and AIAS Director. View Past Chapter Presidents

Mohammed Sedqi, AIA
Mohammed Sedqi, AIAPresident
DES Architects + Engineers
Juliet Hsu, AIA
Juliet Hsu, AIAAIACA Alternate Director / EX officio /President 2020
Jeff Missad, AIA
Jeff Missad, AIAVice President
John Tischler, AIA
John Tischler, AIASecretary
Sugimura Finney Architects
Robert Gooyer, AIA
Robert Gooyer, AIATreasurer
RCG Architecture
Heather Young, AIA
Heather Young, AIAProgram Director
Heather Young Architects
Eric Holm, AIA
Eric Holm, AIAAIACA Director
Palo Alto Unified School District
John Lum, AIA
John Lum, AIADirector
John Lum Architecture, Inc.
Hiromi Ogawa, AIA
Hiromi Ogawa, AIADirector
Ogawa Fisher Architects
Ann Marie Taheny, Assoc. AIA
Ann Marie Taheny, Assoc. AIAAssociates Director
John A. Matthews, AIA
John A. Matthews, AIADirector
John Matthews Architects
Tom Hyde, AIA
Tom Hyde, AIAEmerging Professionals Director
DES Architects + Engineers
Jackie Tanner
Jackie TannerExecutive Director

2021 California Council Directors

  • Laura Shinn, AIA
  • David Keitel, AIA
  • Warren Scott, AIA