National Staff

AIA National staff are available to help. We are available to answer questions, brainstorm a strategy, or help you leverage national content, expertise, and program resources so that you can maximize your component's successful delivery value to the member.

Component Collaboration & Resources
Gwen Berlekamp, CAE
Managing Director, Component Collaboration & Resources
(202) 626 7373

Patricia Harris, Hon. AIA
Sr. Director, Component Relations & Events
(202) 626 7377

Ann Dorough, CAE
Director, Component Accreditation & Development
(202) 626 7412

Ryan Graves
Manager, Member & Component Services, Program & Administration
(202) 626 7351

AIA Executive Office
Renée Yancey
Chief External EDI Officer
(202) 626 7458

Pam Day, Hon. AIA
Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Governance & Awards
(202) 626 7305

AIA General Counsel
Terrance "Terry" Ona, Esq.
Sr. Vice President & General Counsel
(202) 626 7375

Government Relations & Advocacy
Anne Law, Esq.
Sr. Director & Counsel, Public Policy 
(202) 626 7480
 
AIA Knowledge & Practice
Matthew Welker, Assoc. AIA
Sr. Director, K&P Strategic Operations
(202) 626 7531

Technology
Praveen Patel, PMP, CSPO, CSM
Sr. Vice President, Technology
(202) 626 7428

Bryan Lipps
Sr. Director, BRM & Customer Success
(202) 626 2561

Knowledge Communities & Resources
Douglas Paul
Managing Director, Knowledge Communities & Resources
(202) 626 7386

Knowledge & Practice Research
Jennifer Riskus
Director, Market & Economic Research
(202) 626 7532

Professional Development & Resources
Component Continuing Education/AIAU

Stephen Martin, DES
Managing Director, Professional Development & Resources
(202) 626 7410

Ramiro Solorzano, Assoc. AIA
Director, CES Component Liaison & CES Programs
(202) 626 7350

Public Outreach, Communications, Marketing, & Convention

Frank Scanlan
Managing Director, Strategic Communications & Content, Public Relations/Outreach
(202) 626 7478

Ben Wills
Director, Social Media Strategy 
(202) 626 7448

Gaby Suarez
Sr. Manager, Public Affairs 
(202) 626 7560

Marketing
Ashley Respecki, Assoc. AIA
Account Director, Brand & Creative
(202) 626 7361

Convention Management
Deneen Clarke
Sr. Manager, Conference Logistics
(202) 626 7396

Corporate Partnerships & Advertising
John Crosby, CAE
Managing Director, Corporate Partnerships
(202) 626 7466

External Workforce & EDI Strategies
Tiffany Millner, AIA, NOMA
Managing Director, External Workforce & EDI Strategies
(202) 626 

Kimberly Yoho, CAE
Sr. Director, Workforce Leadership & EDI Strategies
(202) 626 7451

Membership Strategy and Services
Membership Operations
Christina Thomas
Sr. Director, Membership Services
(202) 626 7392

Membership Strategy
Steve Broadwater
Director, Membership Strategy
(202) 626 7356