Shelley Davis Roberts, NOMA
2016 Ex Officio
Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Mrs. Roberts earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA and a Master of Architecture Degree from U.C. Berkeley. Shelley has been working in the field of Architecture for sixteen years as a designer, educator and project manager. Mrs. Roberts' main professional focus has been on affordable multifamily housing, she also has experience with a broad range of project types including schools, private residences, retail and sacred spaces. Theater set design is another realm of exploration that has evolved from her fifteen years as a performing artist exploring issues of identity, culture and community through modern dance. Mrs. Roberts is also a former instructor at the City College of San Francisco where she taught Architecture and Diversity for 7 years. Mrs. Roberts' work and teaching experience combined with her continued dedication to the arts has informed and guided her work in diversified community development and exploration of identity and culture in architecture. As former president of SFNOMA, she is providing her guidance as Ex Officio to the new executive board.