Design: FY 2016 Grants Panelists

Art Works II - Panel A November 2, 2015

Craig Barton   Architect/Professor Director, The Design School Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Megan Canning   Artist, Administrator Deputy Director Design Trust for Public Space New York, NY Yolanda Ho (Layperson)   Planning Analyst Community Attributes, Inc. Seattle, WA Theresa Hwang   Freelance Community-Engaged Architect Culver City, CA Mark Pasnik Architect, Founding Principal over/under Assistant Professor Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston, MA

Art Works II - Panel B November 3, 2015

Ric Cochrane Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer SEED Collaborative Director Milepost Consulting Seattle, WA Katherine Darnstadt Founder + Principal Architect Latent Design Corporation Chicago, IL Taneshia Nash Laird (Layperson) Owner and CEO Legacy Business Advisors Princeton, NJ Kathryn Lawler Manager, Aging and Health Resources Division and Director, Area Agency on Aging Atlanta Regional Commission Atlanta, GA Marc Norman Consultant San Francisco, CA

Art Works II - Panel C November 3, 2015

Omolola Adele-Osu (Layperson)   Executive Director Act4Accountability Bowie, MD Mariana Amatullo Vice President, Co-Founder Designmatters Department Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA Jamie Blosser   Interim Executive Director Santa Fe Art Institute Santa Fe, NM Charles Cross   Director of Landscape Architecture Detroit Collaborative Design Center Detroit, MI Gina Ford   Landscape Architect Managing Principal Sasaki Associates, Inc. Watertown, MA Gisselle “Gigi” Frias   Freelance Graphic Designer Founding Designer, Art Director Hearsay Design Arlington, VA

Our Town - Panel A January 11, 2016

Pauline Abetti (Layperson) Senior Education Manager Junior Achievement of Rhode Island Providence, RI James LeFlore Public Art Manager, Department for Culture and Creative Development City of San Antonio San Antonio, TX Michael Rios Associate Professor of Urban Design University of California, Davis Sacramento, CA John Michael Schert Dancer Visiting Artist and Social Entrepreneur University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Producer Treefort Music Fest Boise, ID Jun-Li Wang Artist Community Organizer Springboard for the Arts Saint Paul, MN

Our Town - Panel B January 11, 2016

Dana Arviso (Layperson) Executive Director Potlatch Fund Shoreline, WA Kathleen Kvern Senior Director National Advancement Artspace Projects, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Bob Reeder Program Director, Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation Baltimore, MD Emily Roush-Elliott Social Impact Architect Carl Small Town Center and Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation Greenwood, MS

Our Town - Panel C January 12, 2016

Deland Chan Lecturer in Urban Studies & Co-Director, Human Cities Initiative Stanford University Stanford, CA Sherry Dobbin Director, Times Square Arts Times Square Alliance Brooklyn, NY Tiffany Lam-Balfour (Layperson) Financial Advisor, Global Wealth Management Merrill-Lynch Greensboro, NC Valerie Martinez Poet, Educator, Collaborative Artist Founding Director Artful Life Albuquerque, NM Bryce Merrill Cultural Policy Director Biennial of the Americas Denver, CO Anthony Smith Executive Director Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District Newark, NJ

Our Town - Panel D January 12, 2016

Tom Borrup Director of Graduate Studies University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Jennifer Erickson Regional Planner II and Equity Specialist Metropolitan Area Planning Council Boston, MA Tatiana Hernandez Arts Director Hemera Foundation Boulder, CO Susan Jenkins (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Waynesville, NC Matthew Slaats Artist Executive Director The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Charlottesville, VA

Our Town - Panel E January 19, 2016

Aileen Alon Arts & Creative Industry Manager Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation Miami, FL Alec De Leon Program Specialist National Performance Network/Visual Artists Network New Orleans, LA Karim Marshall (Layperson) Legislative Director DC Department of Energy and Environment Washington, DC Josh May Communications & Marketing Director Appalshop, Inc. Mayking, KY McKenzie Wren Executive Director Clarkston Community Center Atlanta, GA

Our Town - Panel F January 19, 2016

Dayna Cunningham Executive Director MIT Community Innovators Lab Brookline, MA Ira Goldstein (Layperson) President, Policy Solutions The Reinvestment Fund Philadelphia, PA Ceara O’Leary Senior Designer & Project Manager Detroit Collaborative Design Center Detroit, MI Jeorgina (Jade) Sarinana-Levya Professional Artist, Community Art Projects Organizer, Curator Avokado Artists; Seeds: A Collective Voice Placitas, NM Clyde Valentín Director, Ignite/Arts Dallas: A Center for People, Purpose + Place Meadows School of the Arts Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Amy Weisser Vice President for Exhibitions National September 11 Memorial Museum New York, NY