Green Party of California

Application for Member, Delegation to Green Party of the United States
(job description)
received February 5th, 2008

Name  -  John Paul 'Jack' Lindblad
City - North Hollywood
County  - Los Angeles
Contact information -
818-785-2724 /email

1) Please list any prior or current positions, related experience, and/or personal and professional skills within of the Green Party that you have, that apply to this position.

2006-2007 Delegate to GPCA plenaries. Attended May 2007 San Francisco GPCA plenary.
Jack Lindblad is the Los Angeles County local host committee liaison to CCWG (Warner Bloomberg, Coordinator, Campaigns and CandidatesWorking Group) for the August 2007 scheduled event: 'Candidates Training and Strategy Workshop, GPUS Presidential Candidate Forum,'
sponsored by CCWG, California Media Committee and Los Angeles County Greens.
Member, Green Party County Council; County of Los Angeles; Senate District 20 2006-2008 (Northeast San Fernando Valley)

Top Priorities
• "Mitigate climate change" - Deployment of strategies and tactics to reduce and cope with global warming economic, political, social and environmental effects
• "Clean Money" - Banning of all corporatist lobbying and campaign spending
• "100% Amnesty" - Human Dignity and full Immigration rights for all
• "Green Party growth" - Seeing an increase in the number of elected offices held by Greens

2) Please list any prior or current positions, related experience, and/or personal and professional skills outside of the Green Party that you have, that apply to this position.

Biographical Highlights
• Occupation: Architect - Private Practitioner. Principal in the firm of J. Paul Lindblad Architect in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California.
• Master of Architecture, Texas A&M University with an Outpatient Healthcare Facility thesis.
• Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design, University of Washington.
• Pioneered a mix of services which defined Diagnostic and Treatment Outpatient Surgical Medical Centers with Magnetic Resonating Imaging Facilities as a new building type employing innovative daylighting techniques.
• Served as an initiator of the Panorama City Neighborhood Council formation and is active in the Livable Communities Council of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley. Jack's work has included religious campus planning and revitalization of existing commercial centers to foster pedestrian friendly sustainable urban environments.
• Member of the American Institute of Architects, SFV Chapter, Committee on Urban Design. Workshop participant/presenter of Los Angeles Citywide General Plan Framework for the Van Nuys-North Sherman Oaks District.
• Projects include: Rejuvenation of the Colfax-Magnolia Commercial Corner, Aspen Ambulatory Care Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Simi Valley and the Nancy Reagan Breast Center. Featured in magazines such as California Centers Magazine and was a workshop participant of Paolo Soleri's energy-efficient, sustainable city prototype in Arizona.
• Co-presenter on "Artist-Owned Live/Work Space as Catalyst for Central Business District Recovery" drawing public awareness to reseed the historic district in downtown Los Angeles. Testified as expert witness in forensic consultations. Taught at Woodbury University in Los Angeles, contributes to professional journal articles and has been listed in the Who's Who Registry.
• Experience:
6/1982 - Present Office of J Paul Lindblad Architect North Hollywood, CA
Principal Architect
Architect Jack Lindblad has been involved in the design of over 200 million US dollars of building construction. His experience spans diversified building types for urban design, corporate, commercial office, religious, medical, industrial, multi-family and single family housing clients. He leads senior design, construction documentation, project supervision and management.
Lindblad facilitates projects of all scales from design, free-hand presentations through completion. His ability in marketing skills and efforts is impassioned by the spiritual qualities of architecture, creativity, and a sense of humor. Always working in an active team environment, punctual completion of projects is a hallmark of the firm. All projects have been profitable.
His work is recognized for design achievement. He researches and implements the firm's computer applications in marketing, accounting, project management, preliminary design, presentation, contract documentation, and master specification system. Mr. Lindblad is responsible for professional staff evaluation, hiring, and review.
11/1981 - 6/1982 Hutner and Appel Architects Los Angeles, CA
Project Manager
Developed building programs and master plans. Responsible for project conceptual design and schematics, design development and supervision of contract documentation for medical building projects.
2/1981 - 10/1981 Woodford and Bernard Architects Los Angeles, CA
Project Manager
Responsible for project conceptual design and schematics, coordination of design development and supervision of contract documentation for commercial building projects.
10/1978 - 5/1979 James D. Fessenden Architect Portola Valley, CA
Job Captain, Designer
Obtained Planned Unit Development (PUD) site approval. Responsible for project site design, conceptual design and schematics, design development and supervision of contract documentation for residential hillside projects.
7/1977 - 9/1978 Blunk Associates Architects Burlingame, CA
Job Captain, Designer
Generated building programs, feasibility studies and master plans.
Responsible for project conceptual design and schematics, design development, engineering liaison and contract documentation for commercial, hi-tech, residential building projects.
• Candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party for the 24th US Congressional Seat in 1992.
• Participant, "Conflict Resolution Training-Mending Human Relations" sponsored by L.A. City Human Relations Commission, National Conference for Community and Justice.
• Co-author and presenter, award-winning Panorama City Urban Design Assistance Team Study for developing of a sustainable historic commercial area in cooperation with the Los Angeles City Council and Planning Department.
• Coro Southern California Neighborhood Leadership Development Program Graduate, 2003.

3) Please describe your vision for serving as GPUS Delegate including addressing the job description for GPUS Delegate.

Because there are an expanded number of delegate and alternate positions allotted the California delegation and it is in the interest of all Greens in California to be fully represented, I am interested
in serving in the process that the GPUS is engaged in, especially in the nomination of the Green Party US presidential candidate.