AIALA GO | GOVERNMENT OUTREACH COMMITTEE 2022
COMMITTEE CHAIR BIOS

Chair

Tracy A. Stone, AIA
Tracy A. Stone Architect
Tracy Stone, AIA, opened her own firm, Tracy A. Stone Architect, in 1991 after working with Ray and Finn Kappe as a project architect for five years. Tracy has been licensed in the State of California since 1989, and spent 10 years as a member of the Angelino Heights Historic Preservation Overlay Zone board. She is currently a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the US Green Building Council. Tracy has taught at Woodbury University, Art Center College of Design, and USC.

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Chair

Casey Shenton Hughes, AIA
Principal, Casey Hughes Architects (CHA)
Casey Hughes is the Principal of Casey Hughes Architects (CHA). He has worked on a wide range of architectural projects including design, construction management, and documentation of single and multi-family residences, retail and restaurant spaces, as well as educational and cultural facilities. CHA’s work has won numerous awards, including the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Henry Adams Medal for Excellence in Architecture and an AIA Merit Award for Residential Architecture.

Hughes received a Bachelors of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), graduating valedictorian. He holds a Masters of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), and the work of CHA work was selected to appear in has been featured in various book and periodicals such as Dwell Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times.

Hughes is a committee member of the Los Angeles Planning and Land Use Committee, reviewing planning projects in Mt. Washington, Montecito Heights, Monterey Hills, and Sycamore Grove. He was also appointed to the SCI-Arc Alumni Council, where he is spearheading a publication that celebrates Alumni achievements for SCI-Arc’s 50th anniversary.

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Vice Chair

Chava Danielson, AIA
Principal, DSH // architecture

Chava Danielson, AIA, is Principal of DSH // architecture with specialties in design, project advocacy, and serving non-profit organizations. She focuses on imparting beauty and sensitive programming to recharge underserved neighborhoods through educational, therapeutic and residential projects for non-profits committed to the community.

Within a portfolio of award-winning projects, Danielson leads DSH’s civic and child-centered work, including early education centers in which alternatives to conventional practices are employed to spark curiosity and wonder in the minds of young children.

Danielson is on the Faculty of Otis College of Art + Design where she teaches design studio and courses in urban history and theory. She has served as chair of the Political Outreach Committee, and is currently a Vice-Chair of the Government Outreach Committee of the AIA Los Angeles; as Director for the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design and as a founding Director of Larchmont Charter School. She holds an M.Arch. from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Past Chair

Sarah Lorenzen, AIA
Principal, TOLO Architecture and Professor, Cal Poly Pomona
Sarah Lorenzen, AIA is principal at TOLO Architecture and an architecture professor at Cal Poly Pomona (where she was chair from 2012-2016). Sarah has practiced architecture for more than 20 years, working on a variety of building types including residential, institutional, and arts-related projects. Prior to TOLO Architecture, Sarah worked as a project architect at a number of award-winning firms in Atlanta, San Francisco and Los Angeles. She is chair of the AIA LA GO! Committee and is on the ACLA Board.

Sarah grew up in Mexico City and moved to the U.S. to attend college. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Drawing at Smith College and at the Atlanta College of Art, and has two Master of Architecture degrees, the first from Georgia Institute of Technology and a second Masters in Metropolitan Research and Design from Sci-Arc. Sarah has published and edited numerous articles on architecture and urbanism, and she has received multiple design awards and grants including several Graham Foundation grants, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a six-week travel fellowship to China. From 2007-2020 Sarah was director of the Neutra VDL House overseeing the restoration of this National Landmark and developing cultural and arts programming.

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