2023 AIA Virginia Councils and Committees

Committees with hyperlinked titles include service description

Executive Committee
J. Mitchell Rowland, III, AIA
Kelly Callahan, AIA
Karen Conkey, AIA
Bill Hopkins, AIA
Robert Easter, FAIA
Paul Battaglia, AIA

Outreach Advisory Council
Jori Erdman, AIA
Steve Wakeman, AIA
Forrest Frazier, AIA
Chris Warren, AIA
Meagan Jancy, AIA
Nick Cooper, AIA
Warees Smith, AIA
Rhea George, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Advocacy Advisory Council
Paula Loomis, FAIA
Maggie Dunlap, Associate AIA
Sandra Leibowitz, AIA
Carrie Parker, AIA
Jeremy Maloney, AIA
Tim Colley, AIA
Michael Schwartz, AIA
Paul Battaglia, AIA (staff liaison)

Member Services Advisory Council
Amanda Schlichting, AIA
Karen Conkey, AIA
Ryan Alkire, AIA
Christine Snetter, AIA
Scott Campbell, AIA
Ashley LeFew Fallwell, AIA
Cathy Guske, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Education Advisory Council
Sydney Huibregtse, Associate AIA
Maury Saunders, AIA
Maggie Thacker, AIA
Bob Dunay, FAIA
Rhea George, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Audit Committee
Bill Hopkins, AIA (Chair)
Kelly Callahan, AIA
Amber Hall, AIA
Nick Vlattas, FAIA
Keesha Ezell, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Secretary’s Advisory Council
Karen Conkey, AIA – Chair
Jeanne LeFever, AIA
Braden Field, AIA
Warees Smith, AIA
Paul Battaglia, AIA (staff liaison)

Finance Committee
Bill Hopkins, AIA, Chair
J. Mitchell Rowland, III, AIA
Kelly Callahan, AIA
Michael Poole, AIA
Amanda Schlichting, AIA

Design Committee
Edwin Aguidelo, AIA
Laura Battaglia, AIA
Camilo Bearman, AIA
Ed Ford, AIA
Jessie Gemmer, AIA
Anca Lipan, AIA
Mark Orling, AIA
Andrea Quilici, AIA
Rob Reis, AIA
Michael Spory, AIA
Rob Ventura

Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Committee
Spencer Lepler, AIA, Co-Chair
Jeanne LeFever, AIA, Co-Chair
Lynden Garland, AIA
Mia Gilliam, Assoc. AIA
Josephine Arbaugh, AIA
Brian Gore, AIA
Robert Easter, FAIA
Cathy Guske, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Emerging Leaders in Architecture Executive Committee
Noah Bolton, AIA, Chair
Haley DeNardo, AIA, Vice Chair
Breanna LaTondre Helms, AIA, Past Chair
Nick Cooper, AIA, Emeritus Advisor
Cathy Guske, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Fellows
Jane Cady Rathbone, FAIA
Cathy Guske, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Honors Committee
Jim Clark, FAIA (Chair)
Eric Keplinger, AIA
Amanda Schlichting, AIA
Randy Vaughan, AIA
Robert Boynton, FAIA
Dr. Kendall Nicholson, Assoc. AIA
April Drake, AIA
Lee Shadbolt, AIA
Dr. Paula Loomis, FAIA
Chuck Swartz, FAIA
David Keith, FAIA
Bruce Wardell, AIA
Amber Hall, AIA
Rhea George, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Joint Legislative Committee
Ed Gillikin, AIA
Stephen Weisensale, AIA
Lauren Sughrue, Associate AIA
Rebecca Edmunds, AIA
Paul Battaglia, AIA (staff liason)

Virginia Women in Design (VWiD) Knowledge Community
Vacant — Contact Cathy Guske if you’re interested in serving.

Historic Resources Committee
Susan Reed, AIA (chair)
Audra Alexander, AIA (vice chair)
Leah Bancheri, Assoc. AIA
John Burns, FAIA
Jeanne LeFever, AIA
Bill Robson, AIA
Kathleen Frazier, FAIA
Bryan Clark Green, Hon. AIA VA
Katie Irwin, AIA
Hugh C. Miller, FAIA
Greg Rutledge, FAIA
Mark Wenger, AIA
Gibson Worsham, AIA
Rhea George, Hon. AIA VA (staff liaison)

Disaster Assistance Committee
Paula Loomis, FAIA (chair)
Laura E. Albert, AIA
Tim Colley, AIA
Georgie Marquez, AIA
Ken Thacker, AIA
Jeffrey Weiseman, AIA
Paul Battaglia, AIA (staff liaison)

Political Action Board of Trustees
Barbara Benesh, AIA 
William Brown, AIA 
Karen M. Conkey, AIA 
Eric Keplinger, AIA 
S. Jeanne LeFever, AIA 
Sean Reilly, AIA 
Elisabeth Sloan, AIA 
Jeffrey Stodghill, AIA
Chris Venable, AIA 
Louis J. Wolf, AIA 
Paul Battaglia, AIA (staff liaison)