FORA.tv Speaker - Jack Matthews
Jack and his wife Patricia moved to San Mateo in 1973 and raised their four children there. He founded John Matthews Architects in San Mateo in 1986.
Jack was awarded a Bachelor of Architecture Degree, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo in 1972. Studied Architecture for one year in Florence, Italy 1970-71.
Corporate Member of the American Institute of Architects since 1976. President for the San Mateo County Chapter AIA 1992. Member of Board of Directors AIA California Council 1994-96. Member of AIA California Council Legislative Committee 1994-1997. Member of the AIA Committee on Historic Resources.
Member of the Board of Directors for the Human Investment Project Inc. for nine years including three as President.
Member of the Board of Directors for the Pacific Skyline Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Deputized as an inspector by the California State Office of Emergency Services for inspection of buildings in the City of Oakland following the November 17, 1989 earthquake and then in Southern California after the Northridge earthquake of January 17, 1994. Registered Disaster Service Worker. Instructor in earthquake damage assessment.
Planning Commissioner, City of San Mateo, 1995-2003.
Elected to City Council for the City of San Mateo, November 2003 for a four year term. Mayor for the City of San Mateo 2007.
10.18.11 | 01:04:19 min
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