Our Committees

Vision happens when many roll up their sleeves to make it happen.

 
 
(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

Events

From empty offices to parking garages and a few theatres in-between, be a part of producing an event.

Chair: Sarah Bramley

Committee: Lynn Machacek (Stage), Christina Michayluk (Event Volunteers), Francisco Villalobos (Front of House), Julie Wons (Event Graphics)

Support: Chris Gulinao, Berend Kessler, Tamara Lee, Sara Lolarga, Melinda Vaz, Lisa Wamba, Phil Wilson

(c)Calgarious

(c)Calgarious

Outreach

Join us in sharing the talk that makes d.talks a public forum.

Lead: Ximena Gonzalez

Social Media: Lauren Fehr, Sara Lolarga, Jennifer Lozano, Suma Jose, Alicia Yip

Communications and Research: Maureen Hodgan, Jayda Karsten

Ambassadors: Chris Gulinao, Akhil Sharma, Camilla Zidek

(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

Documentation

Help capture what happens and turn it into lasting content. This committee includes videography, photography, audio, and data details.

Documentation: Anna Guan, Lewis Liski, Jesús Martín Ruiz

 
(c)Ernest Hon

(c)Ernest Hon

Installation

Help produce exhibitions and installations. Being handy with a level and a hammer are good.

Coordinator: Jayda Karsten

Justin Bhatia, Meg Galichiuk, Peggy Gallagher, Gabriella Gregson, Anna Guan, Chris Gulinao, Maureen Hodgan, Suma Jose, Scott MacIntyre, Nat Queck, Julie Wons, Camilla Zidek

(C)Jesus Martin Ruiz

(C)Jesus Martin Ruiz

Recommends

Help us find irresistible design, planning, architecture and urbanism books to fill our Shelf Life shelf. Our partnership with this local business keeps us well-read and informed.

Coordinator: Alison McReynolds

Committee: Justin Loucks, Charles Blanc

(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

(c)Jesus Martin Ruiz

Pilot Projects and Program

Do you like to coordinate, organize and project manage? Join our committee that produces our test projects and small event pilots.

Coordinator: Ximena Gonzalez

Committee: Maureen Hodgan, Lourdes Juan, Wendy Mendes, Jesús Martín Ruiz

 
(c)Lauda Images

(c)Lauda Images

Research

Our research committee is dedicated to advancing ideas about architecture and urbanism.

Chair: Vera Parlac

Committee: Rob Birch, Nathan Bishop, Erin Chartrand, Lindsey Farr, Rob Gains

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(c) Lauda Images

Development

This committee works tirelessly on laying the bricks that make a stable foundation.

Chair: Kara Tersen

Committee: Carol Armes, Peggy Gallagher, Carmen Kubrak, Shannon Lanigan, Marta Sensidoni, Dale Turri

Thisisthefold.org

Thisisthefold.org

FOLD

FOLD is our online publication. If you like writing and editing, let us know.

Contributing Editors: Kwangyul Choi, Hyeseung Jung, Wendy Mendes, Sergio Veyzaga

Research Collaborators and Editors: Emily Cargan, Mark Erickson, Mariam Hussain, Devina Kiloskar, Katie Tipton, Phil Wilson