Charter Awards 2017 Jury

Stephanie Bothwell, Jury Chair

Principal, Stephanie Bothwell Urban and Landscape Design, LLC

A landscape architect with extensive experience in federal HOPE VI and other new urban projects, Bothwell has been heavily involved in new urban education. She serves on the faculty of the National Charrette Institute, provided training for HOPE VI, and was associate professor of Landscape Architecture at Auburn University. She is president of CNU's Washington DC chapter. In 2015, she was named a CNU Fellow.

Jennifer Hurley

Principal, Hurley-Franks & Associates

Jennifer Hurley, CNU-A, is a principal at Hurley-Franks & Associates with a deep background in planning, coding, community design, and facilitation. Her planning career encompasses work across the country involving urban revitalization, dispute resolution and community visioning, strategic planning, neighborhood planning, transportation, and land development. Hurley serves as Treasurer on the CNU Board of Directors.

Margie Ruddick

Principal, Margie Ruddick Landscape

For over twenty years, Margie Ruddick has been recognized for her pioneering work in the landscape. Winner of the 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in landscape architecture, Margie has forged a design language that integrates ecology and culture.

Daniel Solomon

Partner, Mithun

Daniel Solomon is an architect and urban designer whose 42-year career combines achievements in professional practice with academic pursuits of teaching and writing. As a Design Partner, he brings extensive experience and expertise to the design of integral affordable housing and urban infill projects. His commitment to urban repair and the construction and reconstruction of urban neighborhoods also extends beyond his project work.

Scot Spencer

Associate Director, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Scot Spencer leads the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s work in advancing community-focused policies, practices and strategies. Trained as an architect, Spencer is an expert on placemaking, the built environment, and the community design and development. His work at the Foundation focuses on how neighborhoods shape outcomes for residents, families, and children. Spencer also coordinates Casey’s local advocacy efforts in Baltimore.

Amy Weinstein

Architect, Gensler

Amy Weinstein is a Washington, DC–based architect working with Gensler. Previously, Weinstein was a principal of Weinstein Associates Architects for 20 years and a principal with Esocoff & Associates for eight years. An expert on human-scale design in affordable housing, Weinstein has worked on residential projects including 400 Massachusetts Ave. and The Jefferson at Penn Quarter in the District as well as The Beacon in Arlington.

June Williamson

Associate Professor, City College of New York

June Williamson is an architect and urban designer and Associate Professor at the Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York/CUNY. A widely published author, she is a noted expert on urban design strategies and tactics for retrofitting suburban sprawl. She has previously taught and practiced in Boston, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.