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In this site, you can access documents and publications produced by the First Impressions program.  These will help those starting new projects as well as anyone with a project already underway.  

Other Resources


Facilities Standards for the Public Buildings Service (P100)
Metric Design Guide
Project Planning Guide
Site Acquisition Guide
US Courts Design Guide
Border Station Design Guide
Environmental Products
Inventory of Owned and Leased Properties

Executive Orders

Executive Order 13006
Executive Order 12072
National Historic Preservation Act
Rural Development Act of 1972
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969


Central Office FI- Program Director Chief Architect E-mail
Mary Shearill-Thompson AICP, NOMA Leslie Shepherd FAIA
Office of Design & Construction (202) 501-1888  
Regional First Impressions Champion Regional Chief Architect E-mail
Liz Mees AIA, IIDA, LEED AP (R1) Gianne Conrad AIA
David Anthone (R2) Eric Cook AIA
Ken Berman (R3) on detail Sean Garrett AIA, PMP, LEED AP
Robert McCabe (R4) Brian Kimsey AIA
Kristin Beard (R5) Robert Theel AIA
Glen Essink AIA (R6) Jim Snedegar AIA
Ann Martini (R7) Dennis Miller AIA
Steven Burke RA, LEED GA (R8) Steve Burke AIA
Donald Douglass Assoc. AIA (R9) Maria Ciprazo AIA
Story Swett (R10) Story Swett
Antonio Alsonso AIA (R11) Antonio Alonso AIA
CO Program Directors & Managers Regional Chief Architect E-mail
Vacant Design Excellence Director  
Beth Savage Historic Preservation Director
Jennifer Gibson Art in Architecture- Fine Art Director
Thomas Williams Accessibility Program Manager



Mary Shearill-Thompson
(202) 208-1827

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