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        1969        Western High School, Las Vegas, Nevada

        1977         Bachelor of Architecture with Business Finance Minor, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Professional Licensing:

        Architect, State of Washington

        Architect, State of Idaho, Inactive

        Architect, State of Montana, Inactive

        Real Estate Broker License, State of Washington, Inactive

        Real Estate Broker License, State of Idaho, Inactive


Employment History:

        1969-1972       United States Marine Corps, Sergeant, E-5

        1973-1976       Washington Water Power

        1977-1978       Sylvester & Associates, Project Architect

        1978-1981       CMWI Architects, Project Architect

        1978-1981       McCarthy & Associates, Tenant Coordinator, Realtor

        1981-1985       McCarthy Management & Development, Associate Broker Leasing Agent

        1981-1989       PFI Architects, Architect, Owner

        1986-1989       LAD Company, Commercial Real Estate Development Company, President, Broker, Co-Owner

        1986-1989       LAD Management Company, Commercial Real Estate Management Company, President, Co-Owner

        1986-1989       Pacific Maintenance Company, President, Co-Owner

        1988-1990       Sabey Corporation, Vice -President, Retail Development Division

        1990-1997       International Design, Architect, Owner

        1997-2001       HMR Development Inc., dba International Design Senior Vice President, Architect, Development Consultant

        2001-2004       NuArch Developments, Inc., Vice President

        2000-2001       Al French, Architect, Sole Proprietor

        2001-Present   Al French, Architect P.L.L.C., President/Owner

        2004-Present   Franklin Park Management Corp., Chief Executive Officer

        2001-2009       Spokane City Councilman and Council President ProTem

        2011-Present   Spokane County, Commissioner


Community Organizations:

        1974-1977       University of Idaho Associated Student Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, President

        1975-1977       Associated Student Chapters of the American Institute of Architects, Northwest Regional Director

        1990-1992       Holy Family Hospital Foundation, Board Member

        1995-1998       Nevada-Lidgerwood Steering Committee, COP Shop


Architect & Construction Supervisor:

        1996-2001       Nevada-Lidgerwood Neighborhood Council, President

        1996-2001       Spokane Community Assembly Representative

        1996-2001       Northeast Community Center Association, Board President

        2004                Institute for Neighborhood Leadership, Graduate

        1998-2001       Institute for Neighborhood Leadership, Board Member

        1997-2001       Spokane City Community Development Board, Chair 1998-2000

        1998                Federal Emergency Management Agency, Community Emergency Response Team, Train the Trainer, Graduate

        1998-2001       Community Assembly Liaison to Planning Commission for City of Spokane

        1998                Federal Emergency Management Agency

                                Community Emergency Response Team, Trainer

                                Spokane County Emergency Management System, Graduate

        1999-2003      Economic Development Council, Board Member

        1999-2007       Health Improvement Partnership, Board Member

        2000-2001       Facilities 2000, Convention Center Expansion Committee Member

        2000-2009       Spokane Neighborhood Economic Development Alliance, Founder, Sec/Treasurer, Vice President

        2002-2009       Spokane City Councilman, District #1, Northeast District

        2002-2009       Spokane Transit Authority Board, Chair 2004, 2007,

        2011-Present   Spokane Transit Authority Board, Chair 2012, 2016, 2020

        2003-2007       Spokane Transit Authority Reorganization Task Force Chair 2002-2007

        2002-Present   GMA Steering Committee of Elected Officials, Chair 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016

        2006-2009       Spokane City Council Committees

                                   Public Works Committee – Chair

                                   Planning, Community and Economic Development Committee

                                   Strategic Planning Committee (Chair)

                                   Planning Commission (Liaison)

                                   Street Maintenance and Repair Committee – Chair

                                   Charter Review Committee – Chair

                                   Centers and Corridors Review Committee - Chair

        2004-Present   Downtown Spokane Partnership, Board Member

        2007-2010       Fairchild Air Force Base, 92nd Logistical Readiness Squadron Honorary Commander

        2010-Current   Fairchild Air Force Base – Eagle

        2017-2021       Forward Fairchild – Board Member

        2011-Present   Spokane Regional Transportation Council, Chair

        1996-2010       Nevada-Lidgerwood Neighborhood Council Board Member

        2010                Nevada-Lidgerwood Neighborhood Community Development Neighborhood Coordinator

        2010-2016       Spokane County Republican Precinct Committee Officer

        2010                Community Assembly Facilitator

        2011-2021       Municipal Research Service Center, President 2015

        2013-2016       Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board, Advisory Committee

        2011-Present   Washington State Association of Counties

        2013-Present   Spokane International Airport Board, Past Chair

        2013-Present   Spokane International Airport Committees on Engineering and Finance

        2011-Present   Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency, Chair

        2011-Present   Spokane Regional Health District

        2011-Present   Martin Hall Consortium Board

        2011-2016       Aging and Long Term Care Eastern Washington

        2011-2022       Greater Spokane Inc, Board of Trustees

        2002-Present   Spokane County Committee of Elected Officials

        2002-Present   Spokane County Committee of Elected Officials Committee on Countywide Planning Policies - Chair


        1977               National Alpha-Rho-Chi Award for Outstanding Architectural Student

        1997               Northeast Community Center, Outstanding Service Award

        1997               Community Development Department, Certificate of Appreciation

        1998               Spokane Police Department, Certificate of Appreciation

        2002              Inland Empire Kiwanis “Everyday Hero” Award

        2003              Economic Development Council, “Service Award”

        2008              American Public Transportation Association, National Outstanding Board Member of the Year 2008

        2008              Washington State Department of Transportation Outstanding Achievement Award

        2009              Fairchild Air Force Base, 92nd Logistical Readiness Squadron “Guide-On Recipient”

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