ANFA Board

David Kirsh

President, 2021 – Present
Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego. Director of the Interactive Cognition Lab.
La Jolla, CA, USA

Kurt Hunker

President-Elect
Director of Graduate Programs, Chair of Graduate Program in Architecture, NewSchool of Architecture + Design
San Diego, CA, USA

Sergei Gepshtein

Portfolios
Scientist and Principal Investigator, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; Director, Center for Spatial Perception & Concrete Experience, University of Southern California
La Jolla and Los Angeles, CA, USA

Laura Wolszon

Chief Financial Officer
Scientific Associate, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA, USA

Frederick Marks

Immediate Past President, 2019 – 2020
Visiting Scholar and Research Collaborator Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA, USA

Thomas D. Albright

Past President, 2013 – 2014
Professor and Director Vision Center Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA, USA

Eve Edelstein

Pratt Institute, Co-Founder, Clinicians for Design, Scientific Advisor, Tuned | Lombardini 22
USA

Fred Gage

Past President, 2005 – 2006
Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA, USA

Claire Gallagher

Professor School of Education, Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ , USA

Steven Henriksen

Vice President for Research and Biotechnology Dean, Graduate College of Biomedical Science Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA, USA

Kenneth A. Kornberg

President, Kornberg Associates Architects
San Diego, CA , USA

Alison Whitelaw

Past President, 2011 – 2012
Principal, Platt/Whitelaw Architects, Inc.
San Diego, CA , USA

Eduardo Macagno

Past President, 2009 – 2010
Professor and Founding Dean Division of Biological Sciences University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA

Upali Nanda

Director of Research and Senior VP, HKS Inc. Executive Director, Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation (CADRE) Associate Professor of Practice, Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan
Houston, TX, USA

Betsey Dougherty

Partner, Dougherty Architects, LLP
Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Satchidananda Panda

Principal Investigator, Panda Lab, Regulatory Biology Laboratory Salk Institute
La Jolla, CA , USA

Ramesh Rao

Director, Division of California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jcaobs School of Engineering University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA

Melissa Farling

Principal, Gould Evans
Phoenix, AZ , USA

Matthew Smith

Principal Architect, University of California San Diego Facilities Design & Construction
La Jolla, CA, USA

Alan Penn

Professor in Architecture and Urban Computing The Bartlett School of Architecture University College London
London, UK