Vitae

Revised September 5, 2012

PROFESSIONAL            

THOMAS T. COOPER, ARCHITECT, Florida License Number AR 0004486, Owner / Architect,  Established 1967 - Present

  • Sustainable Design One and Two Bedroom ECO Cottage for various sitesin the Treasure Coast, FL
    • Ghezzar Beach Front Residence, 792 square feet, Sustainable Design, Ft. Pierce, FL
    • Hutchinson Island Village Master Plan, Ft. Pierce, FL
    • Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responders, Touch Tank Shelters, Key Largo, FL
    • St. Helen’s Catholic Church Master Plan, Consultant to Gregory Burke, FAIA, Vero Beach, FL
    • Nancy and Arthur Cooper Residence 1,710 square feet, Sustainable design, Net Zero House, Islamorada, FL
    • Expert Witness – Suffolk Construction v. Page Mechanical Group, Naples, FL
    • Scott Todd Pavilion and Residence Addition, Palm Beach, FL
    • First United Methodist Church of Hobe Sound Thrift Store Addition, Hobe Sound, FL
    • St. Thomas Steeple Rehabilitation, Specification consultant to Dan Tinney, Miami, FL
    • La Mer Condo Remodeling, Design only, Vero Beach, FL
    • Hibiscus Office Building Sustainable Design Renovation, Air-conditioning upgrade, lighting retrofit and re-roofing. Vero Beach, FL
    • 100 NE 38th Street, Commercial Rooftop Garden, Specification Consultant to Dan Tinney, Miami, FL
    • Prototype SIPS House Design
    • Shoppes at Coral Way, Specification Consultant to Dan Tinney, Miami, FL
    • Todd and Omi Cooper Residence Remodeling / Window Replacement, Palmetto Bay, FL
    • Farley Residence Deck Structure and Re-Roofing Project, Jensen Beach, FL
    • Drew Marshal Residence Remodeling and Pool Deck, Jensen Beach, FL
    • Biondo vs Segal Forensic consultant to Dan Tinney, South Miami, FL
    • Sustainable Design One- and Two-Bedroom ECO Cottages for various sites in the Treasure Coast, FL.
    • Sustainable Design Consultant to Indiantown Non-Profit Housing Inc., on the renovation of their 8,700 square foot office building. Martin County, FL.
    • Sustainable Design Consultant to Indiantown Non-Profit Housing, Inc. for Twenty-five Single Family Residence Remodeling - Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Martin County, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection American Legion Post, Coral Gables, FL
    • Prototype Sustainable Design Truck Stop, Truck Star, St. Lucie County, FL
    • Rosie and Ralph Bazuta Residence Water Intrusion Investigation, Martin County, FL
    • Expert Witness – Cindy Hunger v. Youth Impact, Inc., Lytel, Reiter, Clark, Fountain & Williams, Broward County, FL
    • Expert Witness – Santamaria v. Aurora Investments, Wadsworth, King & Huott, St. Lucie County, FL
    • Expert Witness – Coverdale v. Vedernjak, Reid & Zobel, Broward County, FL
    • Expert Witness – McCarthy v. Acredible Construction, Cooke & King, Martin County, FL
    • Expert Witness - Matthews v. AAA Storage, Inc., Cooke & King, Palm Beach County, FL
    • Expert Witness – Pouncey v. Parrots Landing, Lytel, Reiter, Clark, Fountain & Williams, Broward County, FL
    • Expert Witness – Manuel Casares v. Fred Strang, Melville & Sowerby, P.L., Vero Beach, FL
    • Expert Witness - CED v. Reliable Roofing, for Glickman, Witters & Marell, P.A., Tampa, FL
    • Expert Witness – Schwenzer v. St. Mary’s Hospitality, Cole, Scott, Kissane, Ft. Pierce, FL
    • Sustainable Design Parsonage for Neuman United Methodist Church, in the Historic District of Key West, FL
    • Marine Mammal Conservancy Master Plan and Fish Kitchen, Key Largo, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Sellers United Methodist Church, Miami, FL
    • Thomas Genung Photovoltaic Installation, City of Port St. Lucie, FL,
    • Glen Magrane Photovoltaic Installation, City of Port St. Lucie, FL
    • Florida Green Building Coalition Evaluation and Report on the Martin Residence, Jensen Beach, FL
    • Remodeling and Renovation for South Florida Urban Ministries, Community Center, Miami, FL
    • Sustainable Design Master Plan and Schematic Design for South Dade Haitian United Methodist Church, Sanctuary, Education Building, Offices and Fellowship Hall, Homestead, FL
    • Expert Witness – Dana Smith v. Regal Entertainment Group, Slawson, Cunningham, Whalen & Gaspari, Royal Palm Beach, FL
    • Expert Witness – Oelbaum v. Lawrence Design Group, Law Offices of Stephen M. Cohen, P.A., Palm Beach, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection for Granada Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary, Education Building, Fellowship Hall and Offices, Coral Gables, FL
    • Sustainable Design Master Plan and Schematic Design for Eco-Marina and Reception Hall in Fort Pierce, FL
    • Historic Preservation & Structural Analysis for 500, 507 & 509 South Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL
    • Historic Preservation Record Drawings and Photographs for 500 South Indian River Drive, Ft. Pierce, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Park Tower Apartments, Miami, FL
    • Expert Witness – Department of Business & Professional Regulations v. G. Raymond Berry, West Palm Beach, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Norland United Methodist Church Sanctuary, Classroom Bldg. and Parsonage, Miami Gardens, FL
    • Consultant to Treasure Coast Regional Planning Counsel for Renar Phase II Jensen Beach, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    • Expert Witness – Paoletti v. Island Dunes Condominium, Lytel, Reiter, Clark, Fountain & Williams, Martin County, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Altman Apartment Bldg. I, Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Altman Bldg. II, Miami, FL
    • Sustainable Design Tom and Polly Cooper Residence, Architect/Owner/Builder, Jensen Beach, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Granada Presbyterian Church, Coral Gables, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Olympia Heights United Methodist Church, Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Lakeview United Methodist Church, Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Trinity Baptist Church, Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Silver Palm United Methodist Church, Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Haitian United Methodist Church, Homestead, FL
    • Expert Witness – Sebo v. Neubeck, Cheffy, Passidomo, Wilson & Johnson, Naples, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Deli-Lane & Sunset Tavern Restaurant, South Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Gentlemen’s Club, South Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Frame Art, South Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Surme Hair Salon, South Miami, FL
    • 40 Year Inspection Miami-Dade County Health Department, South Miami, FL
    • Residential Inspection 4625 Wade Dr. Port St. Lucie, FL
    • Hurricane Damage Consultant to Halliwell Engineering for Good Samaritan Hospital, Palm Beach, FL
    • Schematic Design for South Florida Urban Ministries Headquarters, Miami, FL
    • Master Plan and Schematic Design for the Marine Mammal Conservancy Rehabilitation Center, Key Largo, FL
    • Pre-trial Document Search for Gary Shendell, Esq. on Brickell View, Miami, FL
    • Research for Property Owner on Organization Structure and Duties of Historic Preservation Board in the City of Fort Pierce, FL
    • Dormitory Additions and Remodeling Wesley Foundation, U of M, Coral Gables. FL
    • Fellowship Hall and Office Remodeling for First United Methodist Church of South Miami, FL
    • Design Development for Gunson Veterinary Clinic, Pembroke Pines, FL
    • Consultant to Local Architectural Firm for Air Traffic Control Tower, Grand Cayman, WI
    • Master Plan and Schematic Design for Borguss Dolphin Facility, Dominica, WI

DAN TINNEY & ASSOCIATES, LLC, Consulting Senior Architect, 2004 - 2007

  • Pre-trial Code and Contract Analysis of Berean Baptist Church School, Jacksonville, FL
  •  Pre-trial Maritime Design Standards and Contract Analysis for Expert Witness on Carnival Cruise Lines Damage Case
  • ADA Accessibility Site and Building Studies for St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, FL
  •  University Inn Dormitory Remodeling for St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, FL
  •  Pre-trial Code and Contract Analysis on U. of W.F,  Summit Brickell, St. Thomas University, Le Club Condominiums, Fisher Island, for Expert Witness
  • SFCC Code and Contract Research, Coral Gables, FL
  • Le Club Condominiums, Code Research, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Brickell Key II, Code Research, Miami County, FL
  •  Cheri Roofing, Code Research, Miami-Dade County, FL

CHAEL, COOPER & ASSOCIATES, P.A., Co-Founder Vice President, Coral Gables, FL, 1997 - 2004

  • Downtown Davie Walgreen’s Building and Site Review, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Davie, FL
  • South Weymouth Charrette, , Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Boston, MA
  • Winter Springs Parking Garage and Liner Buildings Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Winter Springs, FL
  • Manfred Retreat Master Plan, Miami Methodist District, Joint Venture Dover & Partners, Town Planners, (Pro Bono), Miami-Dade County
  • Emerald Coast Bridge, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Panama City, FL
  • South Miami Corp. 4 Acre Mixed-Use Development, Joint Venture with Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners and Carlos Touzet, Architect, South Miami, FL
  •  Cinque/Starbucks Mixed-Use, Urban In-Fill Building – Zoning Special Exceptions, South Miami, FL
  •  Davie Vernacular Study and Guidelines, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Davie, FL
  • Davie Development Standards, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Davie, FL
  •  Four Points Sheridan Research and Report, South Miami, FL
  • Santos Boulevard – Fort Myers Beach-Master plan Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Old San Carlos / Crescent Street-Master plan & report Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Urban Public Facilities and Shared Restaurant Trash Storage, Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Ft. Pierce Police Subcontractor-station-Preliminary design, Ft. Pierce, FL
  • Ft. Pierce Marina-Preliminary Design, Ft. Pierce, FL
  • Battle Residence Addition and Remodeling– Pinecrest, FL
  • First United Methodist Church of South Miami Sign, Coral Gables, FL
  • Andrew Kolsky Cottage Remodeling, Preliminary Design, South Miami, FL
  • Hessen Development on Red Road, Conceptual Design, South Miami, FL
  •  Hauser Development on SW 73rd Street, Conceptual Design, South Miami, FL
  • Taylor Creek Apartment Complex-Preliminary Design, Ft. Pierce, FL
  • District Wide Facilities Management Survey, Miami Methodist District, Miami-Dade and Monroe County, FL
  •  Summer Residence, Preliminary Design, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • 40-year inspection Carol City United Methodist Church, Carol City, FL 
  • Riviera Park Remodeling, Preliminary Design, Coral Gables, FL 
  • Miami Christian School – Hazard Mitigation to Existing Gymnasium & Site work, Sweetwater, FL
  • Berrin Building Storefront, South Miami, FL
  • Architectural Design Services for California Charrette, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Hercules, CA
  • Historical Investigation and As-Built Record Drawings, De Soto Fountain, Coral Gables, FL
  • Mixed-Use, Urban In-Fill Bldg. for Cinque/Starbucks, South Miami, FL
  • Community Workshop & Design for Jaycee Park, Coral Gables, FL
  • Rollins College Entry Gates and Administration Bldg. Winter Park, FL
  • Del Rosal Residence, Pinecrest, FL
  • 40-Year Inspection Peace United Methodist Church, Miami-Dade County, FL 
  • Utility Building. Fulford United Methodist Church, North Miami Beach, FL
  • Design Development 400 Seat Sanctuary Replacement. Fulford United Methodist Church, North Miami Beach, FL
  • Insurance Forensic Investigation, and Report, Fulford United Methodist Church, North Miami Beach, FL
  • Terrace Grill Restaurant, South Miami, FL
  • Three Story Mixed-Use, Urban In-Fill Bldg. for Robin’s Enterprises Building, South Miami, FL
  • Schematic Design, Two-Garage Liner Buildings, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Robin’s/Amster Tenant Space Layout, South Miami, FL
  • Walgreen’s Building Design, Mixed-Use Retail/Office Building, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Davie, FL
  • Schematic Design Deli-Lane Ice-cream Parlor, South Miami, FL
  • Miami Christian School Re-Roofing Project, Sweetwater, FL
  • First National Bank of South Miami Courtyard/Zoning Study, South Miami, FL
  • Hometown Station Zoning Graphics & Consulting, South Miami, FL
  • Miami Christian School – Gym, Music Room and Fitness Center Floor, Hazard Mitigation & Air-conditioning of the Gym, Sweetwater, FL
  • Hometown Station Schematic Design & Design Development Consulting Services, South Miami, FL
  • Jaycee Park Perimeter Fence, Coral Gables, FL
  • Jaycee Park Interior, Schematic Design, Coral Gables, FL
  • Schematic Design for Parking Garage Liner Buildings in Celadon, Beaufort, SC
  • York United Methodist Church Site Inspection and Analysis report for Miami Methodist District Office, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Garage with Residential Liner Building, Schematic Design, Winter Park, FL
  • City of Coral Gables Architectural Continuing Contract, Coral Gables, FL
  • Winter Park Civic Building Designs, Schematic Design, Winter Park, FL
  • Withers Residence Air-conditioning Remodeling, Coral Gables, FL
  • Mixed-Use City Hall Site Development for Scott Silver, South Miami, FL
  • San Carlos Institute, Historic Hurricane Restoration, Key West, FL
  • Rinker Administration Building for Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
  • First National Bank of South Miami Courtyard Project, Urban In-Fill Bldg., South Miami, FL
  • Silver Building Arcade Addition, Schematic Design, Coral Gables, FL
  • 40 Year Inspection Primitive Maranatha Mission, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Kendal Medical Office Building, Schematic Design, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Hanging Basket Florist Parking Lot & Service Area Remodeling concept only, South Miami, FL
  • Master Plan & Access Study for Griffin Road, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl and Partners, Davie, FL
  • First National Bank of South Miami Executive Parking Lot, South Miami, FL
  • 40 Year Inspection First United Methodist Church of South Miami, Coral Gables, FL
  • Waterfront Quarter Project Master Plan & PUD 9 Acres Mixed-Use Village, Jupiter, FL
  • 40 Year Inspections of Deli-Lane and Sunset Tavern, South Miami, FL
  • 40 Year Inspection of Miami-Dade County Health Department, SM Branch, South Miami, FL
  • Miami Methodist District, Energy Conservation, Hurricane Shelter & Wireless Communication, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • 40 Year Inspections for Wesley Foundation University of Miami and Parsonage, Coral Gables, FL
  • Katz-Kendall Medical Office Building, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • First National Bank of South Miami Structural Investigation and Development Strategy Report, South Miami, FL
  • Hank Sopher Aviary, Miami Beach, FL
  • Palmetto Bay Charrette, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Palmetto Bay, FL
  • Katz Villages at Dadeland, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Michael Katz-Urban Development for Scripps’s Institute, Joint Venture with Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Palm Beach County, FL
  • Cooper Residence Remodeling, Architect/Owner/Builder, South Miami, FL
  •  First United Methodist Church of South Miami Impact resistant Stained Glass Window Addition, Coral Gables, FL (Pro Bono)
  • First United Methodist Church of South Miami Campus and Parsonage Landscape, Miami-Dade County, FL (Pro Bono)
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Master Plan, Joint Venture with Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Broward County, FL
  • First United Methodist Church of South Miami Facilities Management, Coral Gables, FL  (Pro Bono)
  • 40 Year Inspection American Legion, Coral Gables, FL
  • Raleigh School Design Guidelines for Walkable Communities, Subcontractor to Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planners, Raleigh, NC

Florida International University, Campus Architect (Associate Director, Facilities Development), Owner’s Representative and Architect of record for In-House Projects under $500,000,  Miami FL, 1984 - 1997

  • Repairs and Rehabilitation both campuses (FIU) after Hurricane Andrew ($ 3.5 M), Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Developed Hurricane Preparedness Design Handbook for the State University System
  • FIU Rowing Club Boathouse at North Campus, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Auditorium Remodeling, AT 100, University Park, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Remodeling and Renovation to Engineering & Computer Science Building, FIU, University Park, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Conceptual Design & Master Plan for Wine and Spirits Laboratory, School of Hospitality Management, FIU, North Campus, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Conceptual Design for Additions to the Second Floor Deuxieme Maison, University Park, FIU, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Multi Million Dollar Interior Renovations for Both Campuses, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Owners Representative Services for Performance Contracting and Energy Conservation for Both Campuses, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Multi Million Dollar Deferred Maintenance Projects for Both Campuses, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Auxiliary Warehouse Building, University Campus, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Owner’s representative (Servered on Selection Committee, Reviewed Plans and Observered Construction) on all Projects Performed by Outside Consultants on Capital Projects New Buildings and Major Renovations (average three to four per year), Miami-Dade County, FL
     

KEN TRIESTER, ARCHITECT, Project Manager for Mayfair II, an urban infill, mixed-use (retail, hotel, office, entertainment and parking garage) project in Coconut Grove, FL, 1983 - 1984

 

SPILLIS, CANDELA AND PARTNERS, Consultant to the Miami-Dade County School Board, Project Coordinator and Uniform Building Code Inspector, Coral Gables FL, 1981 - 1983

  • Hammocks Middle School, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Programming for Renovations to J.R.E. Lee Educational Center, South Miami, FL
  • Renovations to Baker Aviation Magnet School, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School H.V.A.C. Renovation, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Restroom Renovation Upgrade for Six Middle Schools, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Multiply Re-roofing Projects K-12, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Recreational Gymnasium Safety Projects for 16 High Schools, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Multiple Interior Renovation Projects, K-12, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Feasibility Study for Renovation and Expansion of Booker T. Washington, SHS, Miami, FL
  • Addition and Renovation to the Agricultural Studies Wing at South Dade SHS, Homestead, FL
  • Auditorium Renovations and Acoustical Corrections to Six Senior High Schools, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Owner’s representative (Served on Selection Committee, Reviewed Plans and Observered Construction) on all Projects Performed by Outside Consultants on Capital Projects New Buildings and Major Renovations, Miami-Dade County, FL

COOPER, KENZEVICH, BETZHOLD, ASSOCIATES. INC., Architects & Engineers, Co-founder & President, Coral Gables FL, 1974 - 1979

  • 40 Year Inspection of Historic Fort Dallas Barracks, Miami, FL
  • Renovation and Addition of the City of South Miami Social Service Building, South Miami, FL
  • Ottoni Fernandez Residence Remodeling, Coral Gables Estates, Coral Gables, FL
  • Renovations to Opa Locka Air Traffic Control Tower, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Fellowship Hall Addition for Cutler Ridge United Methodist Church, Miami, FL
  • Naranja Neighborhood Facility, Miami-Dade County Human Resources Dept., Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Remodeling and Addition to Chatco Communications, Inc, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Kelb’s Restaurant and Bakery, Hollywood, FL
  • Peter Iori Residence, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Renovation to New England Seafood Restaurant, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Campbell Residence Remodeling, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Renovation to Honey Hill Shopping Center, Broward County, FL
  • Renovation & Addition to Channel 7 Newsroom Broadcast Facilities, North Bay Village, FL
  • Schematic Design Tom Utterback Residence Remodeling, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Dormitories and Cafeteria Building for Spectrum Programs, Inc., Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Program, Miami, FL
  • Airco Plating Factory Warehouse Rehabilitation and Code Compliance, Miami, FL
  • Demari Residence Remodeling, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Consultant to local architectural firm on design of forty elderly living units and support facilities, East Ridge Retirement Village, Miami-Dade County, FL

MATRIX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Co-founder and Partner, Coral Gables FL, 1978 - 1979
 

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, Adjunct Professor Architectural Design, Coral Gables FL,  Academic Year 1976 - 77, Fall 1979
 

GIDDENS-COOPER, ARCHITECT AND PLANNERS, Vice President, Coral Gables, FL, 1973 - 1974

  • FLA 5-67, Eighty-Six Housing for the Elderly Units, Architect and Partner in the Turnkey Development, for Miami-Dade County HUD, Miami, FL
  • FLA 66-6, Eighty-Three Housing for the Elderly Units, Architect and Partner in the Turnkey Development, for Hialeah Housing Authority, Hialeah, FL
  • Thomas Frasier Residence, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Grant Center School, Residential Facility for Children with Learning Disabilities, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Renovation Grant Center Pediatric-Psychiatric Hospital-100 Beds, Miami-Dade County, FL
  • Lowell B. Cooper Residence, Miami-Dade County, FL
     

 
HOUSING CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Director of Design and Research, Miami FL, 1971 - 1973
 

SEYMOUR J. LEVINE, ARCHITECT, Chief Designer, Detroit MI, 1968 - 1969
 

SMITH, HINCHMAN AND GRYLLS, INC., Planning and Housing Division, Sr. Designer, Detroit MI, 1967 - 1968
 

INTERAMERICAN CENTER AUTHORITY, (INTERAMA), Designer, Miami FL, 1966 - 1967
 

DONALD C. RIDER, ARCHITECT, Designer, Miami FL 1965 - 66
 

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, CAMPUS PLANNING, Designer, Gainesville FL 1963 - 65
 

PANCOAST, FERINDINO, SKEELS, BURNAM, AND GRAFTON, ARCHITECTS, Draftsman, Miami FL, 1962
 

GERBER, PANCANI AND CROWDER, ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS, Draftsman, Miami FL, 1959- 1960

 
DEGREES

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, Master of Environmental Design, 1971
  • University of Florida, Gainesville FL, Bachelor of Architecture, 1965
    • Student AIA, member
    • Gargoyle Honor Society

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • City of South Miami, South Miami FL,
    • Commissioner, 1989 - 1996
    • Vice Mayor, 1989 - 1990
    • Planning & Zoning Board, 1983 – 1989
    • Community Action Agency, 1974-1975
    • Snapper Creek Charrette Committee, 1997 - 1999
    • Historic Preservation Board, FL, 1997 – 2000           
  • First United Methodist Church of South Miami, Coral Gables, FL,
    • Board of Trustees, 1988 - 2006
    • Finance Committee, 1997 - 2006
    • Administrative Council, 1997 - 2006
  • Biscayne Bay Foundation, Member, Miami, FL 1998 – 2000
  • Shalom Interfaith Outreach Network, Board of Directors, Miami FL, 1998 - 1999
  • Jubilee Community Development Corp., Board of Directors, Miami FL, 1995 – 1999
  • First United Methodist Church of Hobe Sound, Hobe Sound, FL 2015 – Present
    • Board of Trustees 2016 to present
  • Miami Rowing Club, Lifetime member 1974 – present, Board of Directors 1976 – 1980
    • Responsible for facilities for USRA Masters National Championships 1990
    • Responsible for facilities for FISA Masters International Championships 1991
  • United States Rowing Association, Licensed Referee, 1989- present and Clinician 1999 - present

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Solar and Energy Loan Fund of St. Lucie County, 2010 – present
    • Board of Directors, 2010 – present
    • Secretary 2010 – present
    • Member Product Research Committee – 2010 - 2013
  • Florida Green Building Coalition, Certifying Agent #1551, 2007- 2014 
    • Homes Standards Remodeling Committee, 2009 – 2014
    • Commercial Building Standards Committee, 2012 – 2014
  • United States Green Building Committee (USGBC) Treasure Coast Branch, 2009 – 2011
    • Program Committee 2009 – 2011
  • Strategic Energy Master Plan (SEMP) of Martin County, FL 2011 - 2012
  • International Code Congress, member 2009 to 2011
  • Safety Assessment Program Evaluator, California Emergency Management Agency, 2009 to present
  • American Institute of Architects Treasure Coast Chapter, member, Jensen Beach, FL 2006 - present
    • Executive Director, 2010 - 2015
    • President, 2009 – 2010
    • President Elect, 2008 - 2009
    • Vice President, 2007 - 2008
    •  Chair of the AIA TC C.O.T.E. (Committee of the Environment), 2008 - present
    • Committee on Legislation Reform for TCAIA, 2009 – present
    • Chair Taskforce on Architect/Engineer Overlap, 2009 to 2010
    • Member AIA Florida Board of Directors Alternate, 2010 to 2015
      • Committee on Building Code and Plans Review for State AIA, 2008 - 2012
      • Member Joint AIA/BOAF Taskforce, AIA Florida 2009 to 2010
      • Member AIA Florida C.O.T.E., Co- Chair 2012 - Present
  • American Institute of Architects, South Florida Chapter, member, Miami, FL 1993 – 2005
  • Congress of New Urbanism, 1998 – 2004
  • Association of University Architects, 1984 - 1999
  • Florida Educational Facilities Planners, 1987 - 88, 1995 - 1997
  • Society of College and University Planners (SCUP), 1984 - 1997

AWARDS

  • American Institute of Architects, Treasure Coast, Les Larsen Award for Community Service, 2015
  • American Institute of Architects, Treasure Coast, Distinguished Design Award
  • in Sustainable Design, 2014
  • American Institute of Architects, Treasure Coast, Citizen Architect, Community involvement / participation 2013
  • American Institute of Architects Treasure Coast Chapter, Award for Energy Efficiency/Ecological Design, 2008.
  • Florida Yards and Neighborhoods, U of F, 2008 Silver Palmetto Award for Cooper Residence,
    • Jensen Beach, FL 2008
  • Palladio Award, Traditional Architecture, New Design / Construction, Chael Cooper & Assoc. 2006
  • American Institute of Architects, South Florida Chapter,
    • Urban Design Award, Chael Cooper & Associates, 1997
  • Outstanding Performance Enhancing the Research Capabilities of Florida International University, 1996
  • Employee of the Year, Florida International University, 1993