Ida A. Clair

California State Architect, State of California

Ida A. Clair, AIA, was appointed State Architect by Governor Newsom, and leads California's Division of the State Architect (DSA) in providing design and construction oversight of public schools and community colleges, and regulatory development. Prior to this role, Ida was the Principal Architect for DSA where she managed the accessibility, sustainability, and fire & life safety programs for public K-12 schools and community colleges, directed CALGreen regulatory development for school facilities, and directed accessibility regulatory development for the State. Ida also has twenty six years of experience in private architectural practice.