Louis A. DiGeronimo

Lou A. DiGeronimoProfessional Certifications

  • Licensed Architect - New Jersey #AI-05288, 1970
  • Licensed Architect - New York #011167-1, 1971
  • Licensed Architect - CT, MA, ME, NH, PA,IL
  • Licensed Professional Planner - New Jersey #LI-01294, 1973
  • Licensed Building Code Official - New Jersey #OO-3239, 1984
  • Licensed Interior Designer – New Jersey 2005
  • Licensed Private Detective - New Jersey, 1988-96
  • Certified Arbitrator - 1975
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) – 1971
  • Certified Peer Reviewer AIA/ACEC, 1991

Education

  • Columbia University – Master of Architecture, 1968 - 1970
  • University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Architecture - Ljubljana, Yugoslavia , 1968-1969
  • St. Peter’s College, 1966 - 1967
  • The Cooper Union - Certificate in Architecture, 1961 - 1965
  • New Jersey Military Academy - Officer Training 1960
  • Passaic County Police Academy - Special Officer Training 1990

Significant Awards, Honors and Recognitions

  • Honorable Discharge - US Army Reserve 1966
  • William Kinney Fellows Traveling Fellowship - Columbia University, 1969 and 1970
  • William Alciphron Boring Medal - Columbia University, 1970
  • Constable of the Year – National Constables Association, 1995
  • Officer of the Year – Ridgewood Police Department, 1996
  • Senatorial Citation – John A. Girgenti, Senator, 2000

Memberships

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA), New Jersey AIA
    Chair National Transportation Sub-Committee of the Regional and Urban Design Committee. 1997-1998
  • AIA New Jersey, Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) - Board of Directors, 1994-1995. President, 1997 – 1998
  • Society of American Military Engineers ( SAME). 1980-Present
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA) - Panel of Arbitrators
    National Construction Industry Arbitrationb Committee. 1984 - 1989
  • President’s Advisory Committee (PAC), Dominican College, NY, 2000
  • Architect’s League of Northern NJ. Board of Directors. 1984-1989
  • Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. 1968 - Present
  • National Constables Association. 1989 - Present
  • New Jersey Constables Association. President. 1989-1995
  • Ridgewood Association of Motorcycle Police Specials. Vice President

Teaching

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University - Surveying - Structural Design
  • N.J.I.T. School of Architecture - Construction Materials - Visiting Design Critic
  • Architect in Residence – NJ Council on the Arts

Law Enforcement

  • Borough of Fair Lawn, NJ – Constable, (Retired) 1986 – 2006
  • Village of Ridgewood, NJ – Special Police Officer, Lieutenant, (Retired) 1990 – 2000
  • Consultant to NYPD/Department of Defense - Sept.11,2001 WTC
  • USA Coordinator - Protect the Protectors - UK Police 2001 - Present

Historian

  • Historian of record for Radburn NJ, the Cadmus House, and the Garretson Forge and Restoration Fair Lawn, NJ
  • Testified before the Federal Parks Commission in Washington DC
  • Registered Conservator