Mark A. Hutker, FAIA, is Principal & Founder, Hutker Architects, Martha’s Vineyard and Falmouth, MA. A registered architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Mark is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture and Art with a Bachelor of Architecture degree (1982). After working with Jon McKee in Boston, Mark joined Dunn Brady Associates in 1985 on Martha’s Vineyard. He bought the firm in 1987, and renamed it Hutker Architects. Mark has served on various civic associations and was the Governor’s appointee on the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority where he served for 5 years, Commissioner of the West Tisbury Historic District Commission for 9 years, and the Board of Island Elderly Housing for 17 years. Particularly dedicated to design education, Mark is a long-standing Director and co-creator of the Lyceum Fellowship Committee, which was founded in 1985 and awards annual travel fellowships to architecture students. Mark has served as a speaker or member of design juries for Residential Design and Construction, Build Boston, Residential Design Awards Jury, Custom Home Awards Jury, Design Leadership Summit, Boston Society of Architects’ Interior Design Awards Jury, and Un-built Design Awards Jury. In 2008, the New England Design Hall of Fame inducted Mark as an honoree. Mark’s first book, Heirlooms to Live In: Homes in a New Regional Vernacular, (Loft, 2010) was released in August 2010. Currently, Mark is a member of the Board of Falmouth Academy and liaison for the Housing Assistance Corporation with the Boston Architectural College, helping to create a net zero affordable housing prototype. He and his family live in Falmouth, Massachusetts.