Stacey White

Position Lecturer




office hours F23 Monday & Friday 9:00 am-1:00 pm and by appointment

Areas of Expertise

Architectural Design
Higher Education Facilities Design
Environmental Policy
Academic Planning
High Performance Design


Stacey, an architect, faculty member, academic planner and environmental and educational advocate spends her time using, planning, designing and fighting for the successful implementation of educational projects.  Her work has ranged from planning and designing schools for our youngest students in pre-school and community centers, to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and lifelong learning students in the collegiate setting.  Her advocacy and policy work includes the local, state, and at the congressional level where she writes policy and fights the good fight.  


Educational Credentials:

  • Master of Business of Administration, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA  1999
  • B. Arch, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA  1999

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, Architecture Department, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA  2001-2002, 2013-Present
  • Faculty, Architecture: Engineering & Technology, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA 2009-Present

Professional Experience:

  • Owner | principal, mode associates, San Luis Obispo CA  2009-present
  • Manager of Architecture, RRM Design Group  1998 - 2009


  • Licensed Architect in California

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • California Central Coast Chapter US Green Building Council (USGBC-C4)
  • Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE)
  • Society of College and University Planners (SCUP)
  • US Green Building Council (USGBC) 


Selected Publications and Recent Research:

  • AIA/ACSA Intersections Workshop. Atlanta, GA, May 2015
  • Campus as a Living Lab, Cal Poly, 2013-2015
  • Learn High Performance Buildings, 2013-2014
  • AIA+2030 Series, Moderator - 10 Part Professional Series, AIA California Central Coast Chapter, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2012-2013
  • “YIMBY, Yes in My Backyard, Green Schools Today,” Green Technology Conference, Sacramento, CA, March 2013
  • Component and Firms Driving Change Through the AIA 2030 Commitment, March 2012, AIA Grassroots: Leadership and Legislative Conference, Washington DC, 2012

Selected Activities:

  • AIA+2030 Advisory Board, Architecture 2030, 2013 - Present
  • AIA2030 Commitment Advisory Board, AIA National, 2015 - Present
  • California Central Coast Chapter of the US Green Building Council (USGBC-C4): Board Member, 2012 - Present
  • SLO Chamber of Commerce: Economic Development Committee (2012-2015)
  • SLO Chamber of Commerce: Chair of Land Use and Circulation Element Update Task Force (2014-2015)
  • Workforce Investment Board, San Luis Obispo, CA (2010-2013)

Selected Awards:

  • “Who’s Who in Clean Tech & Sustainability,” Pacific Coast Business Times, 2010-2015
  • “Green Business Award,” San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • “Top 20 Under 40,” The San Luis Obispo Tribune, 2011


Updated 09.30.2022

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