|Jack C. Demetree, III (Chair)
||Real Estate Developer
|Andres Lopera (Vice-Chair)
||Structural & Geotechnical Engineer
|Julia Epstein (Secretary)
|Maximilian S. Glober
|Ethan W. Gregory
Jack C. Demetree, III, Chair Mr. Demetree is an associate at Demetree Brothers. Demetree Brothers is a full service real estate development and property manager based in Jacksonville, Florida.
Andres Lopera, Vice-Chair Mr. Lopera is a Structural Engineer and designs residential and commercial buildings. In addition to design work, he provides expert reports on construction defect cases and property damage insurance claims. Mr. Lopera also serves on the Florida Structural Engineers Association’s (FSEA) Building Code Advisory Committee.
Julia Epstein, Secretary Julia Epstein is an Architect with Dasher Hurst Architects. She has wide range of experience of architectural design and construction types ranging from single family homes to airports. She has extensive experience in Historic Preservation and loves living and working in historic Jacksonville Neighborhoods.
Maximillian S. Glober Mr. Glober completed his JD and MBA at the University of South Carolina and works for First Coast Energy. He resides in the historic 5 points neighborhood and is committed to serving Jacksonville.
Michael Montoya Michael Montoya teaches at the University of Florida School of Architecture, primarily in design and lecture courses, with research focused in the areas of pedagogy, suburban popular culture, picturesque and the highway. His professional work spans a career of over 35 years in the profession working for various firms in Jacksonville. Michael Montoya earned a Bachelor of Design and Master of Architecture from The University of Florida.
Olivia Frick Olivia Frick is a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate with a degree in Building Construction. With 15+ years in construction she has experience managing projects and operating a branch for a lightweight insulating concrete company. Now with LS3P, a commercial architecture firm with 11 offices throughout the southeast, Olivia has enjoyed the challenge of learning new processes for development and extending her network.
Ethan W. Gregory Ethan Gregory is a resident of Jacksonville since childhood and currently works as a Realtor. After graduating from the University of Florida, Mr. Gregory found a passion in being a housing advocate throughout Duval county and enjoys the history and design of historic buildings. He currently lives in the San Marco area and works in downtown Jacksonville. Mr. Gregory also serves on the RealMLS board of directors.
Mayor makes 7 appointments. Conduct an ongoing survey and inventory of historic buildings, areas, and archaeological sites in the City of Jacksonville and to plan for their preservation; Identify potential landmarks and potential landmark sites and to make recommendations to the City Council as to whether such should be officially designated. Recommend that the City Council designate specified areas as historic districts and to identify which structures should be considered to be contributing structures; Develop specific guidelines for the alteration, construction, relocation or removal of designated property; Promulgate standards for architectural review which are consistent with standards for rehabilitation established by the United States Secretary of the Interior; Approve or deny applications for certificate of appropriateness for alteration, construction, demolition, relocation or removal of landmarks, landmark sites, and property in historic districts; Initiate plans for the preservation and rehabilitation of individual historic buildings; Undertake public information programs including the preparation of publications and the placing of historic markers; Conduct public hearings to consider historic preservation issues, the designation of landmarks, landmark sites, and historic districts, applications for certificate of appropriateness and nominations to the National Register of Historic Places; and Administer Chapter 307, Ordinance Code.