As a licensed architect, Gail has been directly involved in land use and quality of life issues for decades. She has vast knowledge of Sustainable Design and Green Architecture and is passionate about creating livable spaces in both the private and public sectors.
As a 25 year practicing architect and former owner of an ecologically- focused firm, Gail balances her clients’ budget resources and scope of work with environmental design principles. She is a strong advocate of responsible land use, including preservation of green spaces and historic buildings.
She will support policies that take a holistic approach to the built environment with the objective of improving quality of life for all DuPage County.
DuPage County encompasses 336 square miles. Land use decisions are made on a regular basis, a process for which she enjoys a front row seat in her capacity as an architectural professional. As a Dupage County Board member, she will use her knowledge of zoning, construction and sustainable design to promote a healthy, economically viable and sustainable county.
She possess first hand practical experience dealing with zoning and building code regulations. She is a firm believer in the important role they play in shaping the health, economic success and sustainability of our community.
She has a degree in plant science and understands the important, life sustaining role of our green spaces. She will work to safeguard these natural areas for our own appreciation and enjoyment, but also to help mitigate habitat loss and species diversity decline.
She is knowledgeable about construction contracts and costs and will provide sensible and prudent oversight of the contractor selection process for county construction and maintenance contracts.
· Licensed Architect in the State of Illinois since 1996
· Master of Science Degree from UIUC School of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
· Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois, Chicago
· LEED Green Associate since 2013
· Certificate in Professional Development in Horticulture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
· NCARB Certified
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