AAJ Leadership

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Meet the Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) KC leadership

Existing Members

You can contact any leader by logging into AIA and using the "Send Message" function on the leader's profiles linked above. 


2024 Chair
Marayca Lopez- Ferrer, Assoc. AIA
DLR Group
New York, NY


Lisa Berretta, Senior Manager

Our Mission

The Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) is a Knowledge Community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). It is the AAJ’s primary goal to be the recognized organization that promotes excellence in design of justice facilities that:

  • Operate efficiently, safely, and securely
  • Contribute to more livable and sustainable communities
  • Elevate the stature of these institutions within society
  • Create a positive environment for those who visit, work, and live there
  • Achieve prudent stewardship of public funds