Board of Directors

 President : George De La Nuez, AIA





Jonathan Gilliam

Vice President / President Elect 2018:  Jonathan Gilliam, AIA





Babak Azim

Secretary: Babak Azimi, AIA






Treasurer: Miguel Maio, AIA

With over 25 years of experience and as a licensed architect, Miguel brings strong credential in management, leading and delivering large scale multi-phase projects from concept through construction with top-tier Healthcare, K-12, Higher Education and Civic Clients.
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Immediate Past President: Matthew D. Epstein, AIA





Brad McDonald bwAIA/CC Director: Brad McDonald, AIA




 AIA-SFV Directors: 


Vladimir Elmanovich, AIA





Richard L. Gemigniani, AIA





Armen Isaholi
Armen Isagholi, AIA





Larry Kaltman, AIA





Al Mele, AIA





Keong Ng, AIA





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Ann Salazar, Associate AIA





Jesse Santiago, Associate AIA





Murray Siegel, AIA





Mike Silva
Michael Silva, AIA

Michael is President of FORM Architectural Inc., located in Encino since 1984. He was licensed as a California Architect in 1982, NCARB certified in 1986, licensed as an Architect in Idaho in 2007 and has held a general contractor’s license since 1983…. Read More…



Nathaniel S. Wilson, AIA

As Campus Architect, Nat Wilson brings to CSU Northridge an extraordinary depth of experience in architecture, planning and construction. .. Read More…



Female SilhouetteAssociate Director: Desha Ferris, Assoc. AIA





Allied Director: David J. Murray

David is senior vice president of Earth Systems Southern California; which provides geotechnical, geologic, geophysical, environmental, forensic and materials testing services for all sizes and types of private and public, medical, educational and military construction projects.
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Peter PuzoHonorary Director: Peter Puzo

While serving on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity/SFV as Director of Real Estate, Pete was invited to join the AIA/SFV as an Honorary Director in 2008. Peter was instrumental in assisting the Chapter with their office relocation in 2010 and has acted as Co-Chairman of the AIA/SFV Golf Committee for the past four years. He recently spearheaded the Chapters most successful involvement in the Taste of Encino-2011.Read More…


Female SilhouetteExecutive Director: Desiree Gemigniani





Emeritus Representative: Marvin Berman, AIA