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Steering Committee

The duties of the Steering Committee include:

  • Meet at least bi-monthly to plan and implement activities and programs.
  • Plan and coordinate 6 event meetings, two of which include the annual meeting and the December Holiday gathering.  Attend the annual planning retreat for old and new Steering Committee members.
  • Foster networking opportunities with introductions, suggestions, and writing of newsletter articles.
  • Meet all legal requirements required of the organization in a timely manner.

Only Steering Committee members can vote on important business matters, but all members of OWA+DP are welcome to join and provide feedback on agenda items.

2024 Steering Committee Members

Loretta Drummond


Committee Role:  Website Administrator / Policies & Procedures

ASLA
Landscape Architect
Loretta Drummond, Landscape Architect

web www.lorettadrummond.com

Sara Khorshidifard



Committee Role:  Program Coordinator

PhD, LEED AP ND, SEED, AIAA
Capital Planning and Project Manager
City of Sausalito

web www.linkedin.com/in/sara-khorshidifard-phd-leed-ap-nd-seed-aaia-60342419/
web works.bepress.com/sara_khorshidifard/

Emma Greenberg



Committee Role:  Membership Administrator 


AIA, CDT, NCARB
Licensed Architect in NY and NJ

Sara Mae Parker



Committee Role:  Program Coordinator

Architect
VMWP

Charlayne A. Sakamoto



Committee Role:  Public Relations Coordinator


IIDA, OWA+DP
Interior Designer
Amoto Design (Sacramento)

web amotodesign.com (under construction)

Eunide "Dede" Tave


Committee Role:  Communications

Interior Designer
Tave Design Studio

web www.tavedesignstudio.com
web www.instagram.com/tavedesignstudio/

Other Administrators

Wendy Bertrand


Archivist

Architecture, author
Eyeonplace Press

web www.wendybertrand.com

Janet Crane


President

Architect
Freebairn-Smith & Crane


Mui Ho


Newsletter Editor and Secretary

Architect
Mui Ho Architect

web muiho.com

Anne Jakiemiec


Health Plan Consultant

NorthGate Benefits
OWA Health Plan

Jean Nilsson


Archivist

LEED AP BD+C
Architect
Educational Facilities Planner
University of California Santa Cruz

T. Rachel Slonicki


Retreat Coordinator

Architect
Little Elephant Architecture

web littleelephantarchitecture.com

Nazila Duran


Retreat Coordinator

Architect
Parsons Corporation

Marda Quon Stothers


Treasurer

Architect (retired) / Project Manager


web www.quonstothers.com/qsa.html

Suzan Swabacker


Steering Committee Advisor

NSPE, ASCE
Architect
Aurora Design & Construction Services

web www.auroradesignplus.com


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