Responsible for planning capital projects, developing budgets, scheduling construction and managing an office of 10 design professionals within the Plant Services and School Planning office. The office supports 60 Buffalo Public School facilities with over 8 million square feet serving 34,000 students and 5,000 staff. The district is the second largest school district in New York State with buildings that have an average age of over 80 years. The Plant Services office manages approximately $20 million in capital improvement projects every year and works closely with school principals, teachers, parents and students to insure that Buffalo schools are the finest learning environments in the state.
Planned, designed and managed projects for the Buffalo City School District.
Staff architect in the Department of Public Works, Division of Buildings. Was responsible for maintaining, rehabilitating existing facilities as well as designing and managing the construction of new city facilities. Projects included work on fire and police stations, community centers, City Hall, the Albright Knox Art Gallery, the Buffalo History Museum and park facilities in the many Frederick Law Olmsted parks within Buffalo.
Coached a Division 1 program that competed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).
Campaign for Greater Buffalo History, Architecture and Culture (2001-present), President President and board member of the most influential and respected historic preservation advocacy organization in Buffalo.
Buffalo Preservation Board (2006-2018) Board member, Chairperson. Downtown historic district representative, appointed by the Buffalo Common Council President to review, consult and advise owners of historic properties about construction and alterations to their properties. As president I created a progressive and activist agenda on preservation. Highlights include:
American Institute of Architects Buffalo/WNY (2005-2014)
American Institute of Architects New York State (2014-2019) (2020- present)
Architecture + Education Program (2000- present) I have been a long time participant and liaison representing the school district for this volunteer program which teams architects, design and architecture students with Buffalo Public School teachers using architecture to teach students math, science, history , art and technology while at the same time raising awareness and appreciation of the built environment. It culminates with a public exhibit of the student's work held at a local gallery.
Buffalo Niagara Freedom Station Coalition (2020-present) Recently selected to join this board which represents Buffalo's African American corridor centered around the Michigan Street Baptist Church which served as terminus for the Underground Railroad. Constructed in 1845, the church is one of the oldest African American churches in Buffalo and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Plans are currently proceeding to rehabilitate the church. I was selected to provide architectural and preservation assistance.
An architect who is dedicated to public service, education and the appreciation and preservation of our architectural legacy. An advocate for the architectural profession and committed to raising the profession's stature to insure architects have a "seat at the table"
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