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University of Oregon
Bachelor of Architecture
minor in Historic Preservation


Originally from Kauai, Hawaii, Amanda came to Alaska in 1995 as an intern architect for the National Park Service in Anchorage, where she documented Nunamiut sod houses in Anaktuvuk Pass for the Historic American Buildings Survey. She arrived in Ketchikan in 1996 and started private practice in 2001, initially doing work in historic resources consulting and local design and planning projects. She and Tim formed Welsh Whiteley Architects in 2002. 


Amanda plays the violin with the Ketchikan Orchestra Project and is an avid swimmer. She has served on the boards of the Tongass Historical Society and Historic Ketchikan, and on the Donor Recognition Committee for the Ketchikan General Hospital Foundation. She is currently a member of the Ketchikan Historic Commission.

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