Enforcement Actions - V

Enforcement Pages

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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

Kenneth Robert Vais

Carmel—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $2,500 administrative fine to Kenneth Robert Vais, dba ATELIER, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of Business and Professions Code section 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that on or about October 11, 2015, Vais, in response to a potential client, stated in an email, “Yes, I am very much a practicing architect and designer and I would be delighted to show you the Carmel-by-the-Sea residence.” Vais’ email signature line also included the word "Architect" under his name. On or about November 24, 2015, Vais emailed the client links to online articles on the websites carmelbuilding.com and houzz.com, where he was identified as an "Architect." On or about January 16, 2016, Vais drafted an Agreement and emailed it to the client offering to provide pre-conceptual design services to remodel the client’s existing single-family residence located in Pebble Beach, California. The Agreement included the term "architectural" to describe the scope of services and was printed on Vais’ letterhead, which included the word "Architect" under his name. Vais’ business card also included the word "Architect" under his name. In or around September 2016, Vais’ company website, krvatelier.com, described his company’s services as "architectural" and identified him as an "Architect." In addition, Vais’ company’s services were described as "architectural" on the website houzz.com. Vais was also identified as an "Architect" on the websites carmelbuilding.com and nshoremag.com. The citation became final on May 4, 2017.

Ernesto Valentino

Whittier—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Ernesto Valentino, architect license number C-14463, 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 Valentino certified false or misleading information on his 2013 License Renewal Application. Valentino paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on March 4, 2015.

Vlado Todorov Valkov

Santa Monica—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $750 administrative fine to Vlado Todorov Valkov, aka Valkof, Vlado Valkof, and Vladimir Todorov Valkov, and dba Design Initiatives, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC section 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect); however, the fine is stayed for a period of one year, during which time, if no further violations are proved, the stay shall become final. The action alleged that on or about December 29, 2015, Valkov’s website, designinitiatives.com, identified his company, Design Initiatives, as an innovative, award-winning architecture practice based in Los Angeles, California and Sofia, Bulgaria, and Valkov’s advertisement on the Internet at allcities.org identified Valkov as an "Architect" in California. The citation became final on January 19, 2018.

Kirk Edward Van Cleave

Rancho Mission Viejo—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Kirk Edward Van Cleave, architect license number C-25012, for an alleged violation of BPC section 5600.05(b) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Van Cleave 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. The citation became final on September 5, 2018.

Rey Viquez III

Los Angeles—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $1,500 administrative fine to Rey Viquez III, dba Rey3 Design Collaborative, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that on or about January 7, 2016, the Internet revealed that Viquez’ company at rey3collection.com stated "For Architectural and Interior Design services." His company profile for The Rey3 Design Collaborative (The Rey3 Design) on facebook.com and youtube.com described the company’s services as "Architectural" and on houzz.com described the company’s services as "Architecture" and "architectural." The Rey3 Design Collaborative advertisement on manta.com was categorized under "Architectural Designers" and included "architectural services." Business.beverlyhillschamber.com was categorized under "Architectural Services" and described the company as "architectural," lbcgla.chambermaster.com was categorized under "Architecture" and described the company as providing "Architectural and Interior design services." Rippleffectyacht.com stated "The Rey3 Design Collaborative is an architecture and interior design company." Viquez’ personal profile for on linkedin.com described his experience at "The rey3design collaborative" as "#architectural" and included "Interior Architecture," "Architectural Design," and "Architectural Drawings." Viquez’ other personal profile "Rey III Viquez," on linkedin.com described him as an "Interior and Architectural Designer" and stated "I am an architectural and interior designer working on residential and commercial design projects" under his experience at "The Rey3 Design Collaborative." The citation became final on February 29, 2016.

David Henry Vizcarra

Stockton—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to David Henry Vizcarra, architect license number C-17693, 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 Vizcarra certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Vizcarra paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on October 25, 2016.

Administrative Actions

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Convictions

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