Design: FY 2018 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A June 21, 2017

Ernesto Alfaro Urban Planner and Lecturer SLA Studio Land and Rice University Houston, TX

Diandre Fuentes Artist and Designer Vans Long Beach, CA

Denise Gonzales (Layperson) Senior Consultant, Nonprofit Division Fusion Labs Santa Fe, NM

Mia Scharpie Principal Creative Agency Cambridge, MA

Justin Shiels Creative Director FSC Interactive New Orleans, LA

Susan Surface Curator The Alice Seattle, WA

Art Works - Panel B June 21, 2017

George Aye Director of Innovation and Co-Founder Greater Good Studio Chicago, IL

Vanessa Roanhorse (Layperson) Owner Roanhorse Consulting Albuquerque, NM

Sandra Vivanco Architect A+D, Architecture + Design San Francisco, CA

Laetitia Wolff Director of Strategic Initiatives American Institute of Graphic Arts New York, NY

Our Town - Panel A Jan 10, 2018

Nicole J Caruth Artistic Director McColl Center for Art & Innovation Charlotte, NC Anne Katz Arts Wisconsin, Inc. Madison, WI Kristina Latino Founder and Principal Cornerscape Projects Cambridge, MA Christopher Shea (Layperson) Community Development Consultant Monkton, MD Carol Zou Director of Programs Asian Arts Initiative Philadelphia, PA

Our Town - Panel B Jan 10, 2018

Nisha Baliga Director, Participatory Planning Hester Street Collaborative Inc. Brooklyn, NY Isaac Cohen Landscape Designer Studio Outside Dallas, TX Kathleen Kvern Vice President, National Advancement Artspace Projects, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Matthew Jordan Miller (Layperson) PhD Candidate Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Renee Piechocki County of Allegheny, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh , PA

Our Town - Panel C Jan 11, 2018

Germane Barnes Lecturer School of Architecture University of Miami Miami, FL Stephanie Bertaina (Layperson) Senior Policy Analyst U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC Russell Brito Member American Planning Association Albuquerque, NM Betsy Pandora Executive Director Short North Alliance Columbus, OH Kirsten B Stoltz Visiting Artist & Scholar Program Coordinator University of Colorado at Boulder Denver, CO

Our Town - Panel D Jan 11, 2018

Gia M Hamilton Director Joan Mitchell Foundation New Orleans, LA Matthew Harrison (Layperson) Community Economic Development Tippah County Development Foundation Ripley, MS Sharnita Johnson Program Director Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Madison, NJ Dominic Christopher Marchionda City University Planner Economic Development and Research Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH Matthew B Slaats Special Projects Director, Research University of Virginia Crozet, VA

Our Town - Panel E Jan 17, 2018

Maribel Alvarez Executive Director Southwest Folklife Alliance, Inc. Tucson, AZ Justin Archer Burch (Layperson) Program Officer Local Initiatives Support Corporation Little Rock, AR Darren Isom Board Member Collage Dance Collective, Inc. Sacramento, CA Zachary Mannheimer Principal Community Planner Subjective Theatre Company of Des Moines, Inc. Des Moines, IA Robin Fahle Ohlgren Consultant Moscow, ID

Our Town - Panel F Jan 17, 2018

Ben Fink Lead Organizer, Performing Our Future Appalshop, Inc. Whitesburg, KY Jeffrey Geerts Special Projects Manager Iowa Economic Development Authority Johnston, IA Kaziah Dare Haviland Director of Design and Planning Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Porcupine, SD Brent Kakesako (Layperson) Executive Director Hawai'i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development Honolulu, HI Jessica Margaret Stago Grand Canyon Trust NABIN Program Manager Winslow, AZ

Our Town - Panel G Jan 18, 2018

Margeaux Akazawa Public Health Analyst US Dept. of Health and Human Services Arlington, VA Sara Daleiden Director, MKE<->LAX Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design Milwaukee, WI Mitch Menchaca Staff Member Association of California Symphony Orchestras Los Angeles, CA Sherry L Rupert (Layperson) President American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association Carson City, NV Ellen Patricia Ryan Senior Director, Strategy and Planning Fairmount Park Conservancy Philadelphia, PA