JOHN M. KOPERA Mr. Kopera has over 20 years of extensive architectural, technical, and design experience for educational and public facility projects throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. As FVHD’s Studio Coordinator, his responsibilities include assisting with the development, implementation, detailing and monitoring of office construction drawing production, as well as managing personnel project assignments. His technical expertise has made him a valuable team member on numerous projects. Mr. Kopera also has thorough working knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC) and has completed the ICS Building Inspector Certification. From on site analysis to system design, Mr. Kopera has completed several of FVHD’s solar panel projects.

  • Bachelor of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • ICS Building Inspector Certification
  • Town Center Elementary School Additions and Renovations
  • Maurice Hawk Elementary School Additions, Alterations & Renovations
  • Hopewell Valley High School Additions, Alterations & Renovations
  • Rahway City School District: Middle School Additions & Alterations
  • Mainland Regional High School District: Additions, Alterations & Renovations
  • Chesterfield Township School District: New Elementary School
  • Freehold Township School District: Additions & Alterations at Multiple Buildings
  • South Harrison School District: Additions and Early Childhood Center
  • Greater Egg Harbor School District: New Cedar Creek High School
  • Upper Freehold Regional School District: New Stone Bridge Middle School
  • Mansfield Township School District: New Mansfield Elementary School

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"...I want a firm that will look at the school as if they own the building.I want a firm that will listen to what the Administrators are looking for in a project. I want a firm that will take their experience and knowledge, coupled with the ideas of the district, and turn it into a completed project. I have found that firm to be Fraytak, Veisz, Hopkins and Duthie.”

Maria Parry, CPA, PSA
School Business Administrator
Monmouth Regional High School District

"[FVHD] has served as architect of record from the beginning with major construction projects since 1980, which include the building of our 71,000 square foot middle school in 1991; an addition to our primary school; replacement of our primary school roof; and most recently the completion of renovations of both building's interiors, along with rooftop solar panel systems as an energy saving and "green" project. All projects were completed on-time and within budget. [FVHD] was very helpful in making sure all documentation and designs were completed to specifications. They were instrumental in the completion of documents sent to the State for SDA grant funding. I would recommend Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C. to any school district considering a capital construction project, or if needed, as an architect of record for routine projects..."