2017 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the Chapter membership and its Nominating Committee each year. It is a diverse group of practitioners and allied professionals that brings a wealth of experience to the functioning of the Chapter.

2017 AIA New York Board of Directors

David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP
1100 Architect

First Vice President / President-Elect:
Gerard F. X. Geier II, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP
FXFOWLE Architects, LLP

Vice President for Design Excellence:
Jennifer Sage, FAIA, LEED AP
Sage & Coombe Architects

Vice President for Professional Development:
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA
Spacesmith LLP

Vice President for Public Outreach:
Kim Yao, AIA
Architecture Research Office

Faith Rose, AIA
o'neill rose architects

Kenneth Lewis, AIA
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

Director for Development Affairs:
Paul Bello, PE

Director for Educational Affairs:
Karen Fairbanks, AIA, LEED AP
Marble Fairbanks, Barnard College

Director for Industry Affairs:
Marc Heiman

Director for Legislative Affairs:
F. Eric Goshow, AIA, LEED AP
Goshow Architects

Director for Programs & Strategic Planning:
Illya Azaroff, AIA
+LAB architects
Public Director for Professional Affairs:
Maxine Griffith, AICP
Columbia University

Director for Publications:
Barbara E. Spandorf, AIA, LEED AP
City University of New York

Director for Sustainability:
Laurie D. Kerr, FAIA, LEED AP
Urban Green Council

Associate Director:
Michael Szivos, Assoc. AIA
Public Director:
Jeff Shumaker, Assoc. AIA
Kohn Pederson Fox

Public Director for Educational Affairs:
Thomas Hanrahan
Pratt Institute

Director for Student Affairs:
Nick Tafel
The New School, Parsons School of Design
Alternate Director for Design Excellence:
Stephanie Gelb, FAIA

Alternate Director for Professional Development:
Venesa Alicea, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Dattner Architects
Alternate Director for Public Outreach:
Dina Frank, AIA, IIDA
Mancini Duffy
Immediate Past President:
Carol Loewenson, FAIA, LEED AP
Mitchell | Giurgola Architects, LLP

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