Recent Grants

Design: FY 2008 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
June 21-22, 2007

Hilary Bassett 
Executive Director
Greater Portland Landmarks
Portland, ME

Andrea Cochran 
Owner and Principal
andrea cochran landscape architecture
San Francisco, CA

Elizabeth Gibson (Layperson) 
Real Estate Consultant
Belgrade, MT

Sarah Herda 
Executive Director
Graham Foundation
Chicago, IL

Mónica Ramírez-Montagut 
Architect
Assistant Curator of Architecture and Design
Guggenheim Museum
New York, NY

Raymund Ryan 
Curator
The Heinz Architectural Center
Pittsburgh, PA

William Williams 
Associate Professor of Architecture
School of Architecture
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
June 22, 2007

Elizabeth Brabec 
Professor, Department Head
Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
Utah State University 
Logan, UT

Lilia Medina 
Assistant Transportation Coordinator, Office of the City Manager 
City of Miami
Miami Beach, FL

Gail Thomas (Layperson) 
President, The Trinity Trust 
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
Dallas, TX

Access to Artistic Excellence Panel A
October 30-31, 2006

Robert Alminana 
Director of Town Planning
HDR Town Planning
San Francisco, CA

Pratt Cassity 
Public Service and Outreach Director
Coordinator, Center for Community Design, Planning & Preservation
College of Environmental Design, University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Nancy W. Clark (Layperson)
Owner, Old Chatham Sheepherding Company
Old Chatham, NY

Howard S. Decker, FAIA 
Project Director
Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn
Washington, DC

Leslie Gallery Dilworth
Executive Director
Society for Environmental Graphic Design
Galisteo, NM

Derrick Wendell Smith 
Principal, A+S Architects
El Portal, FL

Elizabeth "Boo" Thomas 
President
The Center for Planning Excellence
Baton Rouge, LA

Access to Artistic Excellence Panel B
October 31, 2006

Hilary Bassett 
Executive Director
Greater Portland Landmarks
Portland, ME

Andrea Cochran 
Owner and Principal
andrea cochran landscape architecture
San Francisco, CA

Elizabeth Gibson (Layperson) 
Real Estate Consultant
Belgrade, MT

Mónica Ramírez-Montagut 
Architect
Assistant Curator of Architecture and Design
Guggenheim Museum
New York, NY

Raymund Ryan 
Curator
The Heinz Architectural Center
Pittsburgh, PA

William Williams 
Associate Professor of Architecture
School of Architecture
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel A
December 7, 2007

J. Myrick Howard
Executive Director
Preservation North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

E. Renée Ingram
President and Founder
African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.
Washington, DC

Carlos Martin 
Technical Director 
Development Innovations Group
Washington, DC

Vincent L. Michael 
John H. Bryan Chair in Historic Preservation 
Director, Historic Preservation Program 
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Oak Park, IL

Wesley Mitchell (Layperson)
Software Products Manager
Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA

Linda L. Sylvan
Executive Director 
Rice Design Alliance
Houston, TX

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel B
December 7, 2007

Executive Director
Preservation North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

E. Renée Ingram
President and Founder
African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.
Washington, DC

Carlos Martin 
Technical Director 
Development Innovations Group
Washington, DC

Vincent L. Michael 
John H. Bryan Chair in Historic Preservation 
Director, Historic Preservation Program 
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Oak Park, IL

Wesley Mitchell (Layperson)
Software Products Manager
Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA