Chair of Building & Grounds Committee

Ali Barar, AIA

Los Angeles, California. Managing Principal at Gonzalez Goodale Architects, responsible for the firm’s strategic growth, corporate management, and developing client relationships. Leads the firm’s housing practice and is a recognized leader in the industry for affordable, supportive, and urban mixed-use projects. Passionate about affordable housing; has led a number of pivotal commercial revitalization developments that have sensitively reshaped the economic landscape and shared cultural experience within urban settings of Los Angeles. Also sits on the Board of Directors at Planned Parenthood. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from UNC and a Master’s of Architecture degree from UCLA.