The Chapter’s Board of Directors provides oversight and strategic planning to ensure the health and growth of the organization. Prospective Board Members are selected by an annual Nominating Committee and are formally elected following a subsequent vote by the Chapter members-in-good-standing. The Board consists of the President, Vice President / President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Directors, Associate Director, Emerging Professional Director, Allied Director, Public Director, Past President, and the Chapter’s Executive Director as an ex-officio member.

2016 Officers and Directors:

  • Andrew Goodwin
    Andrew Goodwin

    Andrew is a licensed architect in the state of California, and has almost a decade of experience designing and consulting throughout California, as well as Connecticut, New York, and Washington. Andrew is a sole practitioner in San Luis Obispo, and currently runs the design consultancy Andrew Goodwin Designs. Andrew previously was the co-founder and principal architect for ConsciousBuild, Inc, a design, build, and development firm with its roots in sustainability and design activism.

    Andrew is also a strong believer in designing for the common good, and helped to co-found Journeyman International's RED Studio. As the architectural director of Journeyman International (JI), he oversees JI’s fifth year students at Cal Poly as they work through JI's thesis curriculum. JI works to provide nonprofits and NGOs around the world with design and construction services by tethering university students to this global urgency.

    Andrew is a writer and recently co-founded and was the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of PUBLIC Journal. PUBLIC Journal is a quarterly publication dedicated to providing a larger platform for the impact design movement. 

  • Tom di Santo
    Tom di Santo

    Tom Di Santo, Architect is the Principal Architect of M:oME and an Associate Professor in the Architecture Department at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, where he teaches design, theory, watercolour representation and the implementation of sustainable principles.  He achieved his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and earned a Master of Architecture degree (M.Arch II) from L’Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-La Defense.  His interests range from family (wife Eva and children Trinity and Nico) to watercolours, from poetry to music, from furniture to design-build, from graphic design to fine art and film, and from photography to travel.

  • Randall Russom
    Vice President
    Randall Russom
    Vice President

    Randy is a licensed architect with RRM design Group with over 20 years of experience. He has won local and national recognition and has designed and managed projects across the state. With extensive local winery design and construction management experience, Randy is a leader in RRM’s hospitality market as well as there custom residential work. He serves on the Board of Directors for the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the AIA, and is a Planning Commissioner for the City of Arroyo Grande

    Frank Seiple

    Frank Seiple grew up in Southern California and earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Cal Poly in 1979, joining the local firm Sullivan Farbstein Associates while in school.  In 1987 he and Bruce Fraser, AIA, established Fraser Seiple Architects.  They count among their most satisfying projects  the San Luis Obispo City County Library, the New County Government Center (with KMD San Francisco),  San Luis Obispo’s first two parking structures, the Paso Robles Superior Court, Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, the Morro Bay Fire Station, and several multi-family housing projects  and private residences.   Frank enjoys the collaborative nature of architectural practice and the lasting relationships he’s established with both clients and professional colleagues.

  • Michael Boudreau
    Michael Boudreau

    Michael Boudreau started his San Luis Obispo practice in 2000. A CSUF Bachelor of Science graduate, Michael’s collaborations have exposed him to a broad range of mentors, clients and project types. Michael’s personal interests involve family, music composition, history and hiking. His community service includes teaching, an 8 year member of the SLO architectural review commission, a member of the CSUF advisory council for interior design, and an AIA member since 1989.

  • Steve Hicks
    Steve Hicks
    • Degree in Architecture from Cal Poly SLO – 76
    • Last quarter of design spent at the Fontainebleau School of Music & Fine Arts
    • 7 years of experience in construction and architectural firms
    • 30 years of experience in Building Departments and Codes
    • Past President Central Coast Chapter ICBO now ICC
    • ICC Certified Building Official, Plan Examiner and Building Inspector
    • Taught a Code Class at Allan Hancock Junior College for ten years. 1999-2009
    • Taught 2013 Ca. Bldg. Code class at Cuesta College Fall Semester 2014
    • Taught a 2005 Spring Quarter Residential Construction Class for Cal Poly Construction Management
    • Past Building Supervisor Plan Check Section with the County of San Luis Obispo Building Division before that a Plans Examiner III since 2001
    • City of Santa Maria – Plans Examiner, Commercial and Residential – 5 years
    • City of Atascadero – Building Official and Senior Inspector – 4 years
    • City of Grover Beach – Building Official, Plans Examiner and Inspector. – 7 years
    • CA State Architect Sept 2011, State Licensed ‘B’- General Contractor 1988
    • Many code presentations and guest lectures at Cal Poly classes, Realtor’s Associations, A.I.A. luncheons, Builders Associations and ICC-CCC Chapter meetings.
  • Gregory Wynn
    Gregory Wynn

    Greg Wynn, AIA is an architect with a small regional practice based in San Luis Obispo and is a lecturer at Cal Poly, SLO.  With teaching experience of 16 years and as the faculty advisor for the Cal Poly chapter of AIAS, Greg bridges the gap between the profession and the University.  Greg is also the Chair of the San Luis Obispo Architectural Review Commission (ARC) and is on the Executive Committee for the Live Oak Music Festival- an annual benefit for KCBX Public Radio, and was a past president of AIA-California Central Coast.

  • Micah D. Smith
    Public Relations
    Micah D. Smith
    Public Relations

    Micah D. Smith is an architect and owner of MS|Architecture in San Luis Obispo. Micah has a B.A. in Environmental Analysis and Design from U.C. Irvine, and has studied architecture at Orange Coast College, Cuesta College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Community service activities include actively volunteering with groups such as AIA, Habitat for Humanity and others. Micah is a past board member and Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity for San Luis Obispo County where he continues to serve on the Building Committee.

  • Tony Westbrook
    Affiliates (Services)
    Tony Westbrook
    Affiliates (Services)

    Tony Westbrook is President of Coastal Reprographic Services and a Managing Member of DataArc,LLC.   Originally a large format printing company focusing on the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction professions, CRS has evolved into a company with a full line of print services, equipment sales, and archiving/indexing services for businesses within the legal, medical, manufacturing, banking, and AEC industries. CRS’s archiving company, DataArc, LLC, specializes in digital archiving and indexing, allowing for ease of access and use of all types of documents.  Tony has a degree from UC Davis in Economics and Business, and sits on the Home Builders Association of the Central Coast, the Arroyo Grande Hospital Foundation, and the Reprographic Service Association.

  • Jessica Steely
    Affiliates (Professional)
    Jessica Steely
    Affiliates (Professional)

    Jessica Steely, President and part owner of Semmes & Co Builders, graduated Cal Poly SLO with a Bachelors of Science in Construction Management. She has over 10 years of experience, is past president of SLO Green Build, sits on the board of the local AIA chapter and works with the EVC’s Building cluster.

  • Chris Allen
    Chris Allen

    Chris Allen is a LEED accredited designer at the San Luis Obispo based firm of garcia architecture + design, as well as an award-winning furniture builder. He is a graduate of the Architecture program at Cal Poly and is currently working towards his architectural license.

  • Scott Mann
    Scott Mann

    Scott is an award winning designer, Cal Poly Architecture graduate, and Scholarship Director for the Central Coast Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He is an ARE Candidate to the National Council for Architectural Registration and is currently working toward licensure.