Knowledge Communities

AIA Chicago Knowledge Communities offer members the chance to engage with the issues that most important to them. Contact AIA Chicago to request more information regarding specific KCs.

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AIA Chicago Knowledge Communities:

2030 Commitment Working Group

Scott Farbman, AIA, chair

Community Interface Committee (CIC)

Erin Sanchez, AIA, co-chair

David Sikorski, AIA, co-chair

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Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN)

J. Scott Crowe, AIA, co-chair

Celeste Robbins, AIA, co-chair


Greg Klosowski, AIA, co-chair

Josh Mings, AIA, co-chair

Lori Day, AIA, events

Design for Aging

Steve Montgomery, AIA, co-chair

Heidi Wang, AIA, co-chair


Lynne Sorkin, AIA, co-chair

Jonathan Fair, co-chair

Peter Schlossman, AIA


Jason Sippel, AIA, chair

Saranya Gunasingh, Intl. Assoc. AIA, co-chair

David Swain. AIA, co-chair

Kelly Moynihan, AIA

Healthcare KC

Holly Harris, AIA, chair

Cam Twohey, AIA, co-chair

Judy Tolle, Prof. Affl., treasurer

Luis Vazquez Rivera, Assoc. AIA, secretary

Historic Resources

Jonathan Fine, AIA, co-chair

Ellen Stoner, AIA, co-chair

John Cramer, Assoc. AIA, co-chair

Interior Architecture

Susan Brain, AIA, PMP, co-chair

Charles Cunov, AIA, co-chair

John Hopkins, AIA, co-chair

Practice Management

Ben Johnson, AIA, chair

Iana Kolev, AIA, co-chair

Sam Luckino, AIA, co-chair

Regional & Urban Planning

Douglas Smith, AIA, AICP, chair

Richard Wilson, Assoc. AIA, AICP, co-chair

Small Practitioners Group

Frank Michalski, AIA, co-chair

Chyanne Husar, AIA, co-chair

Technical Issues

Lee Fink, AIA, chair

David Babnigg, AIA, co-chair

Calli Verkamp, AIA

Young Architects Forum

Justin Banda, Assoc. AIA, chair

Raquel Guzman Geara, co-chair 

LGBTQI+ Alliance

Sara Fetterolf, Assoc. AIA, co-chair

Lucas Goldbach, AIA, co-chair

Architecture for Justice

Eric Davis, AIA

Gregory Cook, AIA, CCHP

Fred Moyer, AIA