Knowledge Communities & Affinity Groups

AIA Chicago Knowledge Communities and Affinity Groups offer members the chance to engage with the issues most important to them. To get involved, check out the Calendar of Events or email membervoices@aiachicago.org.

AIA National also has a wide array of Knowledge Communities working at the National level. Click here to read a description of all the national AIA Knowledge Communities.

 

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Knowledge Communities:

2030 Commitment Working Group

Scott Farbman, AIA; Chair

 

Architecture for Justice

Gregory Cook, AIA, CCHP; Co-Chair

Eric Davis, AIA; Co-Chair

Fred Moyer, FAIA; Co-Chair

 

Building Enclosure Council-Chicago

Matt Filippini, AIA, M.ASCE, Chairperson

Patrick Keeney, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP O+M , Chairperson-Elect

Rebecca Booth, Past Chairperson

Eric Overby, Treasurer

Bryan Rouse, Secretary

 

Community Engagement

Erin Sanchez, AIA; Co-Chair

David Sikorski, AIA; Co-Chair

 

Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN)

J. Scott Crowe, AIA; Co-Chair

Celeste Robbins, AIA; Co-Chair

 

Design

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

 

Education

Lynne Sorkin, AIA; Co-Chair

Jonathan Fair; Co-Chair

Peter Schlossman, AIA

 

Environment

 Saranya Gunasingh, Intl. Assoc. AIA; Co-Chair

Jason Sippel, AIA; Co-Chair

David Swain. AIA; Co-Chair

Kelly Moynihan, AIA, Events

 

Healthcare KC

Cam Twohey, AIA; Chair

Luis Vazquez Rivera, Assoc. AIA; Secretary

Denise Haberkorn, Prof. Affl., treasurer

Holly Harris, AIA; Past Chair

 

Historic Resources

Ellen Stoner, AIA; Chair

 

Interior Architecture

Susan Brain, AIA, PMP; Co-Chair

John Hopkins, AIA; Co-Chair

Charles Cunov, AIA; Events

 

Practice Management

Ben Johnson, AIA; Co-Chair

Iana Kolev, AIA; Co-Chair

Sam Luckino, AIA; Events

 

Regional & Urban Planning

TBD

 

SMALL FIRM EXCHANGE (SFx), (formerly Small Practitioners Group)

Frank Michalski, AIA; Chair

 

Technical Issues

Lee Fink, AIA; Co-Chair

David Babnigg, AIA; Co-Chair

Calli Verkamp, AIA; Events

 

Affinity Groups:

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Natalie Hicks, AIA; Co-Chair

David Mulder, AIA; Co-Chair

 

LGBTQI+ Alliance

Lucas Goldbach, AIA; Co-Chair

Hao Phung, AIA; Co-chair

 

Young Architects Forum (YAF)

Justin Banda, Assoc. AIA; Co-Chair

Raquel Guzman Geara, AIA; Co-Chair