With EMA since 1988
36 total years of experience


Jay Peterson

AIA, REFP – Managing Principal

Jay is involved with both daily operations and long-range planning for EMA. He organizes and facilitates contracts with clients and consultants, and has successfully completed numerous projects in Western Washington, including new construction, modernizations and additions. He is experienced in supporting local districts during planning through feasibility studies, preliminary design and community presentations.

Recent Projects

Bonney Lake High School Performing Arts Center, Sumner School District
Washington High School Building 900 STEM, Addition, Franklin Pierce School District
Steilacoom School District Administration Center, Modernization, Steilacoom Historical School District
Long Range Planning, Franklin Pierce School District
Ford Middle School, Modernization and Addition, Franklin Pierce School District
Elk Plain School of Choice, Modernization and Addition, Bethel School District
Eatonville High School, Modernization and Addition, Eatonville School District


Registered Architect Washington
Recognized Educational Facility Planner

Education / Training

Washington State University, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Architecture


American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)