The Design Commission consists of seven members, none of whom may hold public elective office.
The Commission must include a representative of the Regional Arts and Culture Council, one person representing the public at-large, and five members experienced in either urban planning, design, architecture, landscape architecture, natural resource management, sustainable building practices or land development. No more than two members may be appointed from any one of these areas of expertise.
The Regional Arts and Culture Council member is nominated by the Regional Arts and Culture Council chair and approved by the Mayor. The other members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The term shall be maximum 4 years, limited to a maximum of two full terms.
Current Design Commission members
|Name||Membership Category||Term Expires|
|Brian McCarter, Chair||Landscape Architect||11/19/2026 [2nd Term]|
|Chandra Robinson, Vice Chair||Architect||6/30/2023 [1st Term]|
|Tina Bue||Public at Large||5/14/27 [1st Term]|
|Jessica Molinar||Architect||3/15/2024 [2nd Term]|
|Samuel Rodriguez||Public at Large||11/1/24 [2nd Term]|
|Zari Santner||RACC||4/30/2026 [2nd Term]|
|Joe Swank||Developer||5/14/27 [1st Term]|
Primary Staff to the Design Commission: Tim Heron, 503-823-7726