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SCI-Arc’s Board of Trustees is charged with the governance, accountability, and sustainability of the school. The board also works to ensure that SCI-Arc upholds the mission it set out to accomplish fifty years ago, testing the limits of architecture in order to transform existing conditions into the designs of the future.


​Kevin Ratner

Vice Chair

Fernando Gutierrez

SCI-Arc Director/CEO

Hernán Díaz Alonso


Dan Swartz


Abby Sher

Alumni Representative

John Winston (M.Arch 1, '04)

Faculty Representative

Mira Henry

Student Representative

Mateus Comparato (B.Arch)

Board Members at Large

Barbara Bestor (M.Arch 1, ’92)

Suzanne Boda

Roy Choi

Joe Day (M.Arch, ’94)

Tim Disney

Anthony Ferguson

Frank O. Gehry

Fernando Gutierrez

Thom Mayne

Trevor McFedries

Byron Merritt

Jerry Neuman

Abigail (Abby) Scheuer (M.Arch, ’93)

Steven Song

Tom Strickler

Sam Teller

Phoebe Yee

Honorary Board Members

William Fain

Ian Robertson

Michael Rotondi (B.Arch, ’75)

Ray Kappe (1927 - 2019)

Merry Norris (1940 - 2020)