NANCY MERRYMAN FAIA

NANCY MERRYMAN FAIA

Nancy Merryman has over 24 years of professional experience. Her design work has resulted in numerous award-winning projects including St. Anthony Church, Parish Hall & Childcare Center in Portland, and the J. Frank Schmidt Pavilion at the Oregon Garden in Silverton. Nancy’s experience includes planning, programming and design work for a broad range of urban and civic projects including church facilities, performing arts projects, higher education and multi-family housing.

Nancy served on the Portland Design Review Commission and is on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland. She has served on the board of the Columbia River Girl Scouts and the Architects Council of Oregon.

EDUCATION
University of Oregon
  Bachelor of Architecture, Dean’s List 1980
University of Oregon, Continuing Education
  History & Theory course 1983
Summer School at Architectural Association
  London 1978

REGISTRATIONS
State of Oregon (No. 2614) 1984
State of Washington 2014

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
LEED Accredited Professional
American Institute of Architects
  Portland Chapter, 1989
  Chapter President 2005

LINDA BARNES FAIA

Linda Barnes has over 30 years of professional experience in all phases of various project types with a focus on sustainability issues and start-to-finish project management. Her experience includes work for clients in government and private industry providing: five year space utilization studies, site planning, feasibility studies, new buildings, renovation, space planning and code consulting. Professional interests include community-supportive design, daylighting strategies, environmentally sustainable architecture, and passive solar heating strategies.

Linda has been honored as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. She has received the Portland Chapter AIA’s Women in Architecture Committee Award for Woman of the Year, and a Chapter service award for Energy Committee Leadership. Additionaly, she serves on the Portland Fire Code Board of Appeals, the Portland Building Code Board of Appeals, and is a past member of the Multnomah County Board of Appeals.

EDUCATION
Arizona State University
  Bachelor of Architecture with Distinction 1970

REGISTRATIONS
State of Arizona 1974
State of Oregon (No. 2192) 1980

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
LEED Accredited Professional
American Institute of Architects
  Portland Chapter, 1980

DOUG BENSON FAIA

Doug Benson brings 40 years experience to Merryman Barnes Architects. Prior to joining MBa, Doug served as a design principal and managing principal with MCM Architects. His professional experience has focused on design, project management and business development. He is very knowledgeable in a wide variety of project types including years of continuing projects for clients in corporate and public facilities.

REGISTRATIONS
State of Oregon (No. 1870) 1983

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Chair, AIA COD Portland Conference 2016
Chair, AIA Committee on Design, Nominations                  Committee, 2011 - current
American Institute of Architects
   Portland Chapter