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Each page of the Enforcement Actions section is divided into subsections for citations, administrative actions, and convictions. You should check each subsection to see if an enforcement action has been taken against the individual you are seeking.

Citations

Carison C. Wade

Oakland—The Board issued a three-count citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Carison C. Wade, architect license number C-20004, for alleged violations of BPC 5558 (Business Entity Report) and 5584 (Willful Misconduct) and CCR section 160(b)(2) (Rules of Professional Conduct). The action alleged that Wade was paid for inspection services by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development but failed to pay his contracted Consultant, licensed in Hawaii, for inspection services; failed to respond to the Board’s requests for information within 30 days in regards to an investigation, and failed to provide the Board with his current name and address of the entity through which he provides architectural services. The citation became final on February 26, 2015.

Kent Wang

Hermosa Beach—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Kent Wang, architect license number C-33291, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Wang certified false or misleading information on his 2013 License Renewal Application. Wang paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on August 21, 2015.

Daniel C. Weber

Santa Barbara—The Board issued a two-count citation that included a $750 administrative fine to Daniel C. Weber, architect license number C-31516, for alleged violations of BPC 5600.05(b) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements) and California Code of Regulations section 160(b)(2) (Rules of Professional Conduct). The action alleged that Weber failed to maintain records of completion of the required coursework for two years from the date of license renewal and failed to make those records available to the Board for auditing upon request. He also failed to respond to the Board’s requests for information within 30 days in regards to an investigation. Weber paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on March 30, 2016.

Earle Edward Weiss

Mill Valley—The Board issued a three-count citation that included a $1,500 administrative fine to Earle Edward Weiss, architect license number C-22416, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect), 5536.22(a)(5) (Written Contract) and 5584 (Negligence). The action alleged that while Weiss’ license was expired, he executed a written contract to remodel an existing convent in San Francisco, California. The contract was on "E.E. Weiss Architects, Inc." letterhead, described the "Proposed Architectural Services" to be performed, contained the words "Architectural" and "Architect(s)" throughout, included Weiss’ signature next to the title "Architect," and did not contain a termination clause. Weiss also failed to confirm the height of an existing entry deck to the convent, thereby designing a ramp that would not satisfy accessibility design standards. The citation became final on July 14, 2016.

Claire Deborah Weisz

New York, New York—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Claire Deborah Weisz, architect license number C-22348, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Weisz certified false or misleading information on her 2015 License Renewal Application. Weisz paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on May 24, 2016.

Douglas John White

Tacoma, Washington—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Douglas John White, architect license number C-31329, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that White certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. White paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on May 31, 2016.

Gary Alan Whitfield

Dana Point—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Gary Alan Whitfield, architect license number C-8776, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Whitfield certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Whitfield paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on October 13, 2015.

Vangela Marie Wightman

Truckee—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Vangela Marie Wightman, architect license number C-30797, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Wightman certified false or misleading information on her 2015 License Renewal Application. Wightman paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on March 2, 2016.

Jeffrey Scott Will

Phoenix, Arizona—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Jeffrey Scott Will, architect license number C-22394, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Will certified false or misleading information on his 2013 License Renewal Application. The citation became final on March 4, 2015.

Keith Raymond Winterbower

Newport Beach—The Board issued a two-count citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Keith Raymond Winterbower, architect license number C-21309, for alleged violations of BPC sections 5536(a), 5536(b) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect) and 5536.22 (Written Contract). The action alleged that Winterbower failed to execute a written contract prior to providing professional services to a client. On or about March 4, 2013, while Winterbower’s license was expired, affixed his architect stamp to the as-built floor plans which contained his name, license number, the words "Licensed Architect," the legend "State of California," and an invalid renewal date of July 1, 2013. The citation became final on December 12, 2013.

Bryan Winters

Hermosa Beach—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $1,000 administrative fine to Bryan Winters, dba Ar5, +inc., an unlicensed individual, for an alleged violation of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that Winters executed a written agreement with a client to provide a complete design of a new single-family residence, with an attached two car garage, to be located in Manhattan Beach. The City of Manhattan Beach determined that the project was a three story building. The project is not a building described in BPC 5537(a) as an exempt building. Winters paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on May 5, 2014.

Chang Kil Woo

Fullerton—The Board issued a one-count modified citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Chang Kil Woo, dba CW Designs, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that Woo’s company website, cwdbinc.com, described his services as "Architectural" and contained the meta tag keyword "Architectural." Woo’s company was also categorized under "Architects" on the website yelp.com, and Woo’s advertisements for his company on the websites citysearch.com, ehardhat.com, ezlocal.com, getfave.com, hop.stop.com, local.dispatch.com, local.yahoo.com, mapquest.com, merchantcircle.com, pennysaverusa.com, plus.google.com, yellowbot.com, yellowpagecity.com, and yellowise.com offered "Architect & Engineering Plan Services." In addition, Woo’s advertisement for his company on the website losangeles.craigslist.org described his services as "Architectural," included the title "Architect," and contained the keywords "Architect," "Architectural," "Architecture," "Professional Architect," and "Stamped." The citation became final on May 16, 2016.

Administrative Actions

Philip Gordon Wire

Woodside—Effective January 5, 1999, Philip Gordon Wire’s Application for Re-examination for the Architect Registration Examination was denied after the Board adopted a Proposed Decision ordering denial. The decision was based on Mr. Wire’s criminal conviction in June 1995 of engaging in the unlicensed practice of architecture. The facts underlying the conviction were that in April and May 1994, as an unlicensed individual, Mr. Wire submitted sets of plans to the City of Cupertino which included a stamp containing his name, the title "architect," his signature, the words "Registered Professional Architect, State of California," and a fictitious license number. During the course of these projects, Mr. Wire identified himself as the architect on the projects to the local building officials. An additional ground for denial was Mr. Wire’s failure to pay a $500 administrative fine which arose out of a citation which had been issued in October 1993 by the Board against Mr. Wire in a separate incident of engaging in the unlicensed practice of architecture.

Convictions

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