Board & Staff

AIA Virginia Board of Directors

William T. Brown, AIA

First Vice President/ President-Elect
Eric Keplinger, AIA

Vice President/ Communications & Outreach
Robert V. Reis, AIA

Vice President/ Government Advocacy
Tim A. Colley, AIA

Vice President/ Professional Excellence
Elizabeth A. Reader, FAIA

S. Jeanne LeFever, AIA

J. Mitchell Rowland, III, AIA

Immediate Past President
Nicholas E. Vlattas, AIA

Executive Vice President
Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA


Scott Boyce, AIA

John A. Burns, FAIA

Phoebe A. Crisman, AIA
Ex-officio University of Virginia

Robert Dunay, FAIA
Ex-Officio Virginia Tech

Robert Easter, AIA
Ex-officio Hampton University

Lynden Garland, AIA

Spencer E. Lepler, AIA

Randall A. Mars, AIA

Sean E. Reilly, AIA

Carolyn Rickard-Brideau, AIA

Gina A. Robinson, Assoc. AIA

Damian L. Seitz, AIA

Chris Venable, AIA

Fernando Viego, AIA

Daniel Zimmerman, AIA



AIA Virginia Staff

Executive Vice President/CEO
Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA

Managing Director
Rhea George, Hon. AIA Virginia

Director of Finance
Keesha Ezell

Director of Sales
Judy S. Cheadle

Member Services Director
Cathy Guske, Hon. AIA Virginia

Education Manager
J. Marshall Dreiling 

Communication Manager

Executive Assistant to the CEO
Rebecca Lonadier

Accounting Assistant
Edward Nace

Manager of Outreach Programs
Savannah Ball

Membership News

  • Architects as Leaders

    Architects must “speak up” and be engaged in the public discourse that shapes our society, communities, and neighborhoods.

Professional Development News

  • ArchEx Call for Presentations

    Celebrating its 30th year, ArchEx has always strived to help push the profession forward. We are looking for exciting and engaging topics and speakers to make this historic ArchEx, a truly special one.

Government Advocacy News


Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.