College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) Alumni Society


The purpose of the Alumni Society shall be to stimulate interest in the educational, professional, and social interests of architecture and planning alumni, individually and collectively, by:

Developing a wide acquaintance and fellowship among the members of the Alumni Society and the faculty of the College of Architecture and Planning.
Providing a forum for the consideration of problems pertaining to architecture and planning and requests for services to the mutual benefit of the faculty and members of the Alumni Society.
Taking joint action when and where needed for further improvement of the status of the profession in the field and the professional offerings and services of the College of Architecture and Planning.
Encouraging high standards for the College of Architecture and Planning and working for the recognition of the importance of architecture and planning in the social order of this country.

Serving as an auxiliary arm of the College of Architecture and Planning in:

  • Providing input from the architecture and planning community on what that community views as desirable in graduates and recommending courses of study that would help achieve that goal;
  • Being involved in the recruitment of students and funding for the College of Architecture and Planning when needed;
  • Serving as a sounding board and advisory panel on College of Architecture and Planning concerns when consulted.

Governing Board
Larry Roan, '77 BLA '77, President
Catherine Baker, '90 BAR '90, Past President
M.J. Meneley, BLA '96, Alumni Council Representative
Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, Dean
Michel Mounayar, MA '82, Associate Dean
Dan Woodfin, Faculty Representative
Lori Pence, '83, Assistant to the Dean
Joshua Desmond, '98 BUP '98
Craig Farnsworth, '86 BLA '86
Heather Graninger, '99 BAR '99
J.P. Hall, MSHP '09
Rebecca Leonard, ‘95 MUR '97
John Marron, '03 MUR '09
Karl Sonnenberg, BAR '75

Alumni Association Contacts 
Sue Taylor, Director of Alumni Collegiate Relations
Deanna Zimmer, Program Coordinator

Annual Activities
CAP Alumni Symposium (Fall)
Alumni Awards Dinner 

CAP 50th Anniversary Celebration 2014-15 Alumni Activities

  • Deployment of 50th Anniversary Banner - Fall 2014
  • Charles Sappenfield Celebration of Life and Lecture by Thom Mayne, Morphosis - March 16, 2015
  • All CAP Symposium (Students, Faculty, and Alumni) - April 9 and 10, 2015
  • All CAP Awards and Recognition Dinner - April 9, 2015
  • All CAP Beaux Arts Ball - April 10, 2015
  • All CAP Class Reunions - April 11, 2015

Distinguished Alumnus Award
Award of Outstanding Achievement
Charles M. Sappenfield Award of Excellence

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