General Qualifications



• January 2003 to present, Principal/Consultant/Project Manager on projects from $1,200,000 to $22,000,000

• June 2000 to December 2002, Studio Director at Merritt+Pardini Architects, a 50 person architecture firm serving municipal and government clients

• June 1997 to through May 2000, President of a subsidiary of CNA Architects (Collins Woerman Architects), focusing on the Hi-Tech industry with strategic planning, expansion, space planning, and relocation services

• April 1974 to June 1997, private practice as a sole proprietor and principal architect

• Thirty eight years as a practicing principal architect; for ten years during that time functioned as a general contractor performing design/build projects in the medical/dental office field

• Experienced in building program and space planning analysis; property location and acquisition; lease and purchase agreements; site and financial feasibility analysis; planning, zoning, and code compliance; project management and construction oversight

• Experience with both public and private facilities; in the private sector, have provided master planning for over 50 projects, successfully negotiating and gaining entitlements on all projects requiring agency approval

• Continuing Education Instructor, Seattle Chapter, AIA, Project Economics for Architects: Becoming Your Client’s Financial Ally, dealing with the calculation of the financial performance of commercial property development

• Qualified as an expert witness in the areas of Planning & Zoning, Architecture Practice, and Construction

• Certified Mediator Practitioner – Snohomish County Dispute Resolution Center & King County DRC

• Ordained Deacon 2002, Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese




• Bachelor of Architecture, University of Southern California

• Master of Arts in Applied Orthodox Theology, University of Balamand

• Certificate – Professional Mediation Skills, University of Washington School of Law




• NCARB Certificate

• Registered Architect: Washington, Colorado, Montana, California, Idaho, Arizona, Oregon, Pennsylvania

Professional Organizations

• American Institute of Architects

• ICC – International Code Council


Recent Experience



• St. Basil Russian Orthodox Church, St. Louis, MO, 4,100 sf. $1,200,00, Completed  10/15

• Romanian Orthodox Church, Mountlake Terrace, WA – 18,400 sf, $3,300,00, Proj. Mgr., Completed 11/15

• Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Tucson AZ – 7,200 sf, completed, $1,600,000,

• Evergreen Christian Fellowship, Sammamish, WA – 80,000 sf, Phase I 32,000sf completed, $6,000,000

• Palace NW Spa, Federal Way , WA – 15,000 sf Korean health spa, completed, $3,500,000

• Newport Way Mini-Storage, Issaquah, WA – 93,000 sf storage facility completed, $4,200,000

• Issaquah Assisted Living, Issaquah, WA –105 unit 150,000 sf assisted living project, submitted for building permit, $22,000,000

• Arlington Physical Therapy, Arlington, WA – Professional office building, completed, $1,200,000

• Several residential projects from $300,000 to $1,000,000


• Sierra Kings District Hospital, Reedley, CA, – Addition of 8 bed LDR, 10 bed ER, Radiology Department, Clinic & Lab, $6,000,000, plus Schematic Design of 70 bed Critical Care Facility, $15,000,000


• Redmond City Hall – Master Plan of Municipal Campus and expansion of City Hall, $34,000,000

• Port of Seattle – Terminal 18, design of 12 bay container entry gate and administration building, $7,000,000

• Port of Seattle – Terminal 46, Hanjin Shipping,, design of new Administration Building, Marine Operations Building, Marine Repair Building, Entry and Exit Gates, $32,000,000 (total for redesign of cargo terminal)

• GSA – U S Seattle Courthouse Feasibility Study to determine future of historic courthouse

• GSA – U S Seattle Courthouse Project Development Study, program for a $38,000,000 renovation

• Alderwood Water and Waste Water District – Addition to the administration building and maintenance and operations base, $3,300,000

• King County/METRO – Expansion of South and East Transit Bases, $6,500,000