Couper Gardiner was elected President at the October 15, 2019 Community Board meeting. Mr. Gardiner is a registered architect & community advocate with extensive design experience in strategic change. He is the founder of m.Arch Inc, a non-profit organization that provides management and technical assistance to neighborhood and community organizations. Prior to forming m.Arch, Couper spent 20+ years at BHDP as a principal and project leader. After working at BHDP, he refocused his career on community building as an executive-on-loan to ProKids and KnowledgeWorks.
Couper is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He has had the pleasure of working with the Camp Washington Community Board since 2013 on the creation of the Camp Washington Urban Farm, and is delighted to have a chance to join the leadership team
The Camp Washington Community Board was established in 1975 to improve the quality of life in Camp Washington by saving and renovating housing, promoting safe and clean projects, and, working with residents and businesses to do good things in the neighborhood.