American Institute of Architects 

Washington, DC, US 20006-5292
(800) AIA-3837 Fax: (202) 626-7547
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President: Carl Elefante
Term of office: 2017-2018
Affiliation: Quinn Evans Archtects
1st VP/President-elect 2019: William J. Bates
Term of office: 2018-2019
Affiliation: Eat’n Park Hospitality Group
Secretary: Patrick P. Panetta
Term of office: 2018-2019
Affiliation: Arizona State University
Other Board Directors: Heather B. Koury, CACE director; Ross Miller, associate director; Keshika De Saram, student director; Peter Exley, Emily Grandstaff-Rice, Daniel S. Hart, Donald I. King, Evelyn M. Lee, Jennifer Workman and Robert A. Ivy, at-large directors.
Other professional staff: John Schneidawind, director, public affairs & media relations,; Matt Tinder, manager, media relations,
Overall purpose: Founded in 1857, it now has 260+ chapters worldwide. It operates as the “collective voice of architects” sitting at the table with policymakers who are committed to a better built environment and a prosperous architecture profession.
Composites-related activities: Composites Pavilion at annual AIA Conference.
Regional/national meetings/events: The annual AIA Conference on Architecture
Total membership: More than 90,000