In April 2019, the NOCCCD Board of Trustees approved the firm of Brailsford & Dunlavey to act as lead consultants to assist the District in preparing the 2021-2030 Comprehensive Master Plan (CMP). They will be assisted on the Master Plan Facilities portion by the architect group Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners. The following biographies introduce the team working with the District to create the CMP.
Serving as B&D's Southern California vice president, Mr. Bohannon brings a passion for quality-of-life facilities that empower clients to create successful projects. Since joining B&D in 2004, Mr. Bohannon has planned more than $2.75B in completed or under construction projects. Leveraging his architectural education with deep market and financial analysis expertise, he is recognized as a trusted advisor who partners with clients to implement projects which maximize benefits to their institutions.
Andrew joined Brailsford & Dunlavey in July of 2008 as a summer intern from the University of California, San Diego where he studied Urban Studies & Planning. Since that time, his extensive national planning experience with higher education clients has provided him the opportunity to act as development advisor for various project types including campus master planning, student housing, student unions, recreation centers, athletic facilities, dining, and conference centers. Andrew's time at B&D's Washington, D.C. and Southern California offices has allowed him to participate nationally in the successful transition of projects from concept development to construction for a variety of community colleges and four-year universities.
With more than 20 years of experience in the built environment, Jenny's advisory services focus on program development for community colleges and higher education institutions. A Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Jenny is a member of B&D's Collegiate Implementation Group, and advises clients during the lifecycle of a project, from project definition through completion of the facility. She has advised clients on a wide variety of programs and projects including sports facilities, student housing, student life, and education buildings. A lifelong California resident, she is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Serving from the Northern California office, Mr. Taylor is a national expert in PK-14 planning and implementation. Since joining B&D in 2013, Ty has leveraged his DeafSpace expertise and architectural education as he managed the design and construction of approximately $1 billion of public & private school environments and planned over $30B+ in school master plans.
As design principal at Moore Ruble Yudell, Mario's leadership has influenced a broad spectrum of projects in higher education, ranging from master planning and urban design to institutional buildings and landscapes. Since 2008, Mario has led the design and construction of several major campus projects including the new student union at University of California Berkeley and the Claremont McKenna College Master Plan and public realm expansion. With degrees in architecture and landscape architecture, Mario's professional and academic experiences blur the traditional boundaries between buildings and the landscape. His design approach is rooted in the exploration of the interdisciplinary nature of the design process. Mario received his B.A. in landscape architecture from UC Berkeley in 1983, and M. Arch degree in 1989 from University of California, Los Angeles. An instructor in Landscape Architecture at UCLA Extension since 1993, he has also served as a guest critic and lecturer at colleges and universities nationwide, and presented at conferences for the American Institute of Architects and the Society of Campus and University Planners (SCUP).
Carissa received a Bachelor of Architecture degree with a minor in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Her education provided a solid foundation for solving creative design solutions to various project types, including those with complex programs, schedules, and delivery methods. With project experience ranging from masterplans to competitions, campus, mixed-use, and civic work, Carissa's breadth of experience extends into local, national, and international markets. Carissa serves as California Representative on the Board of the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter, and is an active mentor and role model to young students throughout several LA communities.