Member Profile

Mr. Matthew Gregory, BA, RA, CSI, CCS, CDT, AIA

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Resume:  Matthew (Matt) James Gregory

EDUCATION    
1965 Graduate of Irvington High School, Fremont, CA
1971 Bach of Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Yearly, 18 hours continuing education courses

REGISTRATIONS         
Licensed Architect in Washington 1977, Oregon 1994, and Idaho 1996

CERTIFICATES
1977 NCARB Certificate
1978 Certified Documents Technologist (CDT), CSI
1982 Certified Construction Specifier (CCS), CSI

EMPLOYMENT
1971-1972 Volunteers-In-Service-To-America (VISTA, now AmeriCorps), Cincinnati, Ohio as Community Planner
1973-1975 Corporate Real Estate, SAFECO Insurance, Seattle, WA - Project and Const. Mngr.
1975-1977 William B. Rigg and Rigg Nelson Architects - Associate and Spec. Writer (medical, care facilities and Farmers Home Admin. Apartments)
1977-1979 CMB Architects - Project Architect (schools and churches)
1979-1982 Mithun Architects - Project Architect and Spec. Writer (condos and commercial)
1983-1986 Pall Hall Architects, Vice Pres/Sec 25% (ownership) (public schools)
1987-1991 Hall Gregory Architect, Vice Pes/Sec 50% (public schools)
1992-1996 Pres/Treas Gregory Chapel Architects 75% (public schools and commercial stores)
1997-2008 Vic Pres/Sec Architectural Werks 36% & 45% (veterinary, medical, commercial, residential, and churches)
2008-Present Retired Architect, Specifier and Planner
 
PROFESSION  
Associations:
CSI: Retired member Puget Sound Chapter of the Const. Specifications Institute, Pres 1991-92 & Mem of Yr. 1991, Pres Elect 2020-21
AIA: Emeritus Member
a4LE: Emeritus Member, 50 year service citation
APA: Member 1998-2008
Awards:
International: CEFPI 1998 Meredith Hill Elementary School FWSD
National: AASA 1983 Juanita High School Modernization - LWSD, Kirkland, WA and AAHA 1999 Alderwood Animal Hospital - Pet's Choice, Lynnwood, WA.
State: WACA - ICF Const. 2003 WACA Office/House, Des Moines, WA & 2007 Mehlhaff Residence, Renton, WA, plus WSVMA - 2005 Allied Industry Partner
Publications:  Projects in Several Magazines and Books
Speaker: 
CEFPI national conf., UWA & WSU classes, and PSC-CSI training.

GOVERNMENT
1951-1960 Military schooling with Father in USAF @ MO, CA, Japan, MS, MA
1965-1968 US Army ROTC @ Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
1971-72 US VISTA – AmeriCorps, Community Planner @ Cincinnati, OH
1998-2008 City Planning Commissioner, 16 months Chair, Kirkland, WA; ’07 Governor’s Award
2007 School Board Director and 2008 Candidate, Lake Washington School District, Redmond, WA
2009 City Council Candidate, Kirkland, WA

CHURCH          
1970-1971 Pres. Westminster College Fellowship, California Polytechnic State University
1982-2014 Member Rose Hill Presbyterian Church (RHPC), Elder (3 terms Outreach, Nominating and B&GC Chair), Deacon (1 term, chair), Choir,
Vice Pres. Corp.
2014-Present Member Inglewood Presbyterian Church IPC), choir, 2016 Deacon, 2017 Food Bank,  2018-20 Deacons Chair

FOUNDATIONS            
1996-1999 Trustee, PSC-CSI Memorial Fund, 1999 Chair
1996-2011 VP, PE, P, IP, and Director then 2011-2016 Secretary, Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation, Kirkland, WA
2005-2016 “Founders Circle”, Gold Level ($10,000) for Lake Washington Schools Foundation
2007 “Ask Speaker”; luncheon event raised $125,000 for Lake Washington Schools Foundation.
2008 “Ask Speaker”; banquet event raised $24,000 for the Kirkland Kiwanis Foundations gift to LWSF.
2009-2011 Trustee, Lake Washington Schools Foundation (2 years), Redmond, WA, Audit Chair.
1996-2011 VP, PE, P, IP, and Director & 2011-2016 Secretary, Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation, Kirkland, WA.

GRANT WRITER            
2010 – $5,000 from Seattle Foundation for Lake Washington School Foundation.
2011 – $1,000 from Allstate for Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation.

KIWANIS INTL. 
See separate extensive resume beyond herein.

YOUTH            
Student: Little League Baseball, Scouting, American Field Service host brother to German student, Associated Student Body, De Molay and CCR.
Adult: 1977-1979 “Big Brothers” and Elementary School Classroom speaker.

ACTIVITIES      
1978-Present: Lap swimming (3 mi/wk), game fishing, pheasant hunting, collecting art, sketching drawings, writing book, cruising travels (sailed around the world), attending musical/symphony, doing family genealogy, going to baseball games, training dog, and caring for grand-kids.

FAMILY           
Born Jan 1947 Shelby, MI, USA
Married 1978 Seattle, WA (Swedish farther-in-law), widowed 2006
Children – Daughter born 1980 (married with a son and daughter) and Son born 1982 Korea (adopted 1985)
Siblings – Brother (Irish Twin born Nov 1947)
Ancestry – 100% European: Mothers paternal grandmother Norwegian and grandfather German; parents buried Shelby, MI near mother’s ancestors of Civil War & UK heritage; Father’s mother was Daughter of Amer. Rev.