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Kathleen Simpson, CAE

Director, Firm Engagement,
Knowledge Communities,
The American Institute of Architects
AIA Staff
Platinum Top Contributor

Contact Details

The American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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Bio

Kathleen coordinates practice tools/resources and firm engagement across the AIA. She helps develop, launch and maintain the Institute’s Center for Practice, the Large Firm Round Table relationship, and partnerships with related professional organizations providing resources and content for architectural practice. She represents the Institute with firms when discussing programs and partnerships that increase and/or develop the firm value proposition. She is happy to answer any questions via email at kathleensimpson@aia.org and at 202-626-7450.

Education

Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, United States
Bacholer of Science
Environmental Design

Professional Associations

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
2007 - Present

Job History

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
Outdoor Education Trainer
February 2008 - present

The American Institute of Architects
Director, Firm Engagement
June 2017 - present

The American Institute of Architects
Director, Knowledge Communities
November 2012 - May 2017

The American Institute of Architects
Manager, Knowledge Communities
October 2007 - November 2012

The American Institute of Architects
Intern, Alliances
June 2007 - September 2007

Honors and Awards

Alphi Rho Chi Medal
2006

Certified Association Executive (CAE)
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
2014

Specialties

  • Computer Applications
  • Contract Administration
  • Graphic Design
  • Program Management

Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architectural Students (AIAS)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Interests

  • Mentorship, Photography, Web Design, Girl Scouts, Baking, Camping