General Meeting June 2019

We have 3 dynamic speakers with updates on the Housing Crisis, Downtown Santa Barbara & what's happening in the Community Development Department.

1. George Buell, Community Development Director for the City of Santa Barbara, will give an overview of the many policies and programs that are now under development or revision by the Community Development Department.

2. Nina Johnson, Senior Assistant to the City Administrator, will provide an update on the City's recent efforts in revitalizing downtown. Nina has recently organized community events like the State Street Experiment Weekend and Downtown Innovation Workshop. The outcome of these events, next steps in downtown revitalization, and possible roles for the design community will be covered.

3. Deborah L. Schwartz, Planning Commissioner for City of Santa Barbara,will address the Three Dimensions of the California Housing Crisis: Inventory Shortage, Homelessness, Climate Change

Location: Benchmark Eatery 1201 State St, Santa Barbara

Time: 5:30 pm Drinks and mingling (no host bar)
6:15 pm Dinner and Presentation begins

-No charge for Associate & Allied members!

-If AIA members wish to bring guests, there is a charge of $35 per guest.

-Architect Members - $10

-Non-members welcome - cost $35.

Dinner is included

Allied Members get two tickets per Allied firm, per meeting. If they wish to bring guests or additional people from their firm, they must purchase a ticket for $35 per guest.


Course Number: 061319


Date And Time

Thu, June 13, 2019

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT



Benchmark Eatery

1201 State St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

United States


Refund Policy

No Refunds