Board Members


Courtney Ann Coyle, Chair

Ms. Coyle is an attorney concentrating on Environmental, Historic Preservation, and Land-Use law, with a widespread history of experience in California Environmental Quality Act and National Environmental Policy regulations. She also works to preserve Native American tribal cultural heritage and historical resources. Ms. Coyle has been a devoted civic and community volunteer and has made a profound impact on the San Diego community through her years of service on a variety of civic, business, and community boards. Ms. Coyle serves as a public member on the Historical Resources Board.

Dr. Mike Baksh

Michael Baksh has been the Principal Anthropologist and Archaeologist at Tierra Environmental Services for eleven years. His particular focus is cultural resource management and often works on Native American projects. He has conducted numerous surveys, testing projects and data recovery programs throughout the southwest. Dr. Baksh is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology at San Diego State University. He is a Fellow with the American Anthropological Association and a Member of the American Ethnological Society, Association of Environmental Professionals and Society for California Archaeology. Dr. Baksh received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from SDSU and his Master of Arts in Anthropology from University of California, Los Angeles. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy, Anthropology from UCLA. Dr. Baksh serves as the Archaeologist for the Historical Resources Board

Priscilla Ann Berge

Priscilla Berge holds a Master of Arts degree in American Studies from San Diego State University and was advanced to Candidacy for her Ph.D. in History from UC San Diego. Ms. Berge actively participated in the development of the American Indian Studies program at San Diego State University as a lecturer and teaching assistant, was faculty advisor to the Native American students' organization and served on University committees. Ms. Berge is a historian by profession and meets the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for professional qualifications in history. Ms. Berge serves as the Historian for the Historical Resources Board.

Amy Strider Harleman

Ms. Harleman is an attorney in private practice focusing on commercial real estate transactions. She also demonstrates an extensive knowledge of general contracting, finance, and planning. She is a member of the Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation as well as a former member of the Save Our Heritage Organisation. Ms. Strider Harleman serves as a public member on the Historical Resources Board.

Tim Hutter

Mr. Hutter is an attorney at Allen Matkins LLP where he practices in the firm's litigation group. His primary focus is on business and real estate disputes, including contract, construction, joint venture, land-use and landlord/tenant litigation. Mr. Hutter has acquired a B.A. in political science from Yale University in addition to a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 2009.  Mr. Hutter serves as a public member on the Historical Resources Board.

Tom Larimer

Mr. Larimer is a classically trained architect with 15 years of experience. He is currently serving as the President and owner of Larimer Design, an architecture and planning firm specializing in business development and project management. Prior to working at his current capacity he worked for one of the foremost authorities on historic preservation, San Diego based Appointments and Reappointments to the Historical Resources Board. Architect Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA (now Heritage Architects) where he became familiar with the guidelines set forth by the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of historic buildings. He received his Bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Larimer serves as a public member on the Historical Resources Board..

David McCullough

Mr. McCullough is currently Principal Landscape Architect at McCullough Landscape Architecture, Inc. with nearly 17 years of experience. He also has experience with architecture, small businesses, construction industry and environmental services. Mr. McCullough is an active board member of the San Diego Architectural Foundation and the American Society of Landscape Architects. Mr. McCullough serves as the Landscape Architect on the Historical Resources Board..

Todd Pitman

Mr. Pitman is a landscape architect and planner with a wide-range of experience. Over the past 20 years he has demonstrated extensive expertise in the fields of landscape architecture, campus planning, historic preservation and construction management. Additionally, Mr. Pitman has been active in the preservation community; consulting on a number of historic sites throughout San Diego County. He currently serves as the Campus Landscape Architect at UC San Diego. Mr. Pitman serves as a public member on the Historical Resources Board.

Matthew Winter

Mr. Winter is an associate principal at BNIM Architects, a 2011 AIA National Architecture Firm Award winner. He has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has been in the field of architecture since 2000. Mr. Winter has been an active member of the community as a board member of the Uptown Planners, and on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Beach Town Council.  Mr. Winter serves as the Architect on the Historical Resources Board.

Dr. Ann Woods

Dr. Ann Woods is a Professor and Lecturer of Art and Architecture for San Diego State University and University of California San Diego with more than 17 years experience in providing unique and enlightening lectures on topics including Ancient Art, Greek Art, History of Architecture, Medieval Art and Architecture, Roman Art, and Castles, Cathedrals & Cities. Her career includes teaching the History of Architecture in the School of Art, Design, and Art History in the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts at San Diego State University. Dr. Woods' diverse insight into architectural history and art has provided many opportunities for her to present and participate as a panelist for various colloquiums and symposiums including presenting on Leonardo Da Vinci for the Department of Religious Studies at the University of San Diego. Dr. Dr. Woods holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Arts degree in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from Pomona College. Dr. Woods serves as the Architectural Historian on the Historical Resources Board.