Design / Build Team
Mark Shuler graduated from the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning in 1985. After interning with firms in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Seattle, Washington, Mark started his own architectural practice in 1992. His areas of expertise include urban infill development, high-end single-family residential, mixed-use/multi-family housing and small, light commercial projects. Mark has practiced extensively throughout the U.S., Guatemala and India and to date has completed more than 350 projects. In his role as Director of Facilities Development for AD World Health, he combines his skill sets as an entrepreneur, project manager, and team leader with his passion for international aid and development.
David Browne is owner of a small civil engineering firm in the Seattle area. He has over 30 years experience in planning and design of water supply, sewer and storm drainage facilities, low impact site design, fresh and marine water quality studies and lake restoration. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in civil engineering from the University of Washington and is a licensed professional engineer.
David is presently vice-chairman of a local affordable housing board, is past chairman of a private middle school board, and has served on numerous public advisory committees. He is a past president of the Washington Section-American Water Resources Association. He has traveled in the Himalaya region several times including a recent working visit to Manjushree.
Jesse Williams is a 2000 Cum Laude graduate of the University of Washington, College of Civil and Environmental Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Washington and California. Jesse's experience includes site and utility master planning, utility and grading design for urban redevelopment, storm water treatment facilities, construction administration; and construction monitoring. Jesse's volunteer experience includes rural home construction in Guatemala with Agros International, and post-earthquake reconstruction in Al Hoceima, Morocco. An avid traveler and student of culture, Jesse is passionate about sustainable design and community development. Jesse believes that a multidisciplinary, cooperative, and holistic approach is imperative for sustainable design, and he enjoys collaborating with other team members to create sustainable solutions that cross the boundaries of various design disciplines. Jesse uses his practical mentality and field experience to take sustainable solutions from concepts to constructible.
Matt McCleary is passionate about being engaged in his local community and the world. At the University of Washington, Matt was the president of the civil engineering honor society, and was involved in student government. Since graduating in 2007 with his BSCE, Matt has worked at KPFF Consulting Engineers, focusing on low-impact development and sustainable design on commercial projects in the public and private sector. During this time, he has traveled to the Philippines twice on volunteer mission trips. This fall, Matt is entering a graduate program at the University of Washington in Public Affairs and Urban Planning.
Matt Motland graduated from the University of Washington College of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2007 and was heavily involved with the student chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers during his time there. Upon graduating, Matt began working at KPFF Consulting Engineers and has been focused primarily with site development in the private sector including the design of utilities, storm water treatment and conveyance, site grading, pavement design and construction support. Matt is also actively involved with Habitat for Humanity at KPFF and the Seattle chapter of Engineers without Borders. In May 2010, Matt traveled with Dave Sharkey and Dave Browne to the Manjushree Orphanage in Tawang, India to collect data and evaluate the site and waterline to allow the team to begin design of future water improvements.