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Architect , consultant

Katherine Ann Austin, American Architect, consultant. Registered archaeology, California. Member Planning Commission, City of Sebastopol, 1992-1996, member city county, since 1996, mayor, 1998; business representative Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, Santa Rosa, since 1995.

Background

Austin, Katherine Ann was born on November 22, 1951 in Fort Meade, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Charles Frances and Barbara (Shaffer) Austin.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1978. Master of Architecture I, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986.

Career

Instructor, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, 1978-1981; instructor, West Los Angeles College, Culver City, 1981-1983; intern in architecture, The Jerde Partnership, Los Angeles, 1983-1986, 86-89; intern in architecture, Legal Professional Association, Sacramento, 1989-1991; archaeology, Hedgepeth Archs., Santa Rosa, California, 1991-1994; archaeology, Farrell Faber & Association, Santa Rosa, 1994; archaeology, owner, Katherine Austin, American Institute of Architects, Sebastopol, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Registered archaeology, California.

Membership

Member Planning Commission, City of Sebastopol, 1992-1996, member city council, since 1996, mayor, 1998. Business representative Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, Santa Rosa, since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: landscape design.

Connections

Married John Michael Katchmer, December 5, 1973 (divorced July 31, 1986). Children: Nicholas Katchmer, Andrew Katchmer.

father:
Charles Frances Austin

mother:
Barbara (Shaffer) Austin

spouse:
John Michael Katchmer

children:
Nicholas Katchmer Austin

Andrew Katchmer Austin