Serve on the AIA Chicago Board of Directors

Design the future of the profession.

The AIA Chicago Board of Directors are seeking candidates to fill vacancies starting in 2024.

AIA Chicago Board of Directors

 

AIA Chicago is a community, and much more. As the collective voice of over 4,000 members, we share your passion for architecture and your desire to change the world through the power of design.

The AIA Chicago Board of Directors brings diverse perspectives and a wealth of experience in carrying out the vision and mission of the Chapter, from climate action to inequities in the built environment.

To assist the Nominating Committee in preparing a slate of nominees with complimentary aptitudes for the Board of Directors, please submit a letter of interest to address any of the relevant points below. Please emphasize those areas in which you feel you have particular strengths or unique offerings. Feel free to describe any other characteristics not listed here that you feel might be of benefit to the Board of Directors.

Submission Information

Submissions open: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Submissions close:
Monday, October 2, 6:00 PM Central

To Submit to The AIA Chicago Board of Directors 
  1. Review open positions, Board requirements, and submission requirements in the dropdowns below.
  2. Email all required documents in the correct format to membervoices@aiachicago.org
  3. Title the subject line of the email "2024 AIA Chicago Board: Attn. Steve" 

Any questions? Contact Steve Riforgiato, Director of Membership and Data Analytics at sriforgiato@aiachicago.org 
Register for the Info Session on September 20
Nominations are now closed

The Board is currently seeking:

  • Board Director (licensed architect member): 1-year term
  • Board Director (licensed architect member): 3-year term
  • Associate Board Director (unlicensed architect member): 1-year term
  • Affiliate Director (non-architect member): 3-year term

2024 AIA Chicago Board of Directors Nominating Committee

The 2024 AIA Chicago Board of Directors Nominating Committee is comprised of the following individuals:

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Mindy Viamontes, AIA
President 2023
AIA Chicago Board of Directors

Lynda Dossey

Lynda Dossey, AIA
President Elect 2023
AIA Chicago Board of Directors

Drew Deering

Drew Deering, AIA
Past President 2023
AIA Chicago Board of Directors

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Justin Banda, Assoc. AIA
Past Associate Director
AIA Chicago Board of Directors

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Mary Brush, FAIA
Past President
AIA Illinois

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Laura Fisher, FAIA
Past President
AIA Chicago Board of Directors

Pina Paradowicz

Gina Paradowicz, AIA
Trustee
AIA Chicago Foundation Board of Trustees

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Jason Pugh, AIA
Immediate Past President
NOMA National
ACE Mentor Board of Directors

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Ingedia Sanchez, AIA
Immediate Past President
Arquitectos

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Elizabeth Schneider, AIA
President
Chicago Women in Architecture