New Leaders Elected to AIA Board of Directors

Washington, DC, June 18, 2021–Three new leaders have been named to the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors.

AIA delegates elected Emily A. Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, of Boston Society of Architects/AIA Massachusetts as the 2022 first vice president/2023 president-elect; Timothy C. Hawk, FAIA, of AIA Columbus/AIA Ohio as the 2022–2023 treasurer; and Kevin M. Holland, FAIA, of AIA Los Angeles/AIA California as the 2022-2024 at-large director.

Grandstaff-Rice has held a variety of leadership positions at AIA National. In 2017, she was elected as the 2018-2020 at-large director. She also chaired the Equity and Future of Architecture Committee from 2017-2020 and the Equity in Architecture Commission from 2015-2016. In 2014, she was president of the Boston Society of Architects. She is a senior associate at Arrowstreet in Boston. 

Hawk currently serves as the 2019-2021 at-large director on the AIA National Board. He has also served in other roles, including chair of the Government Advocacy Committee from 2019-2020 and member of the Finance and Audit Committee from 2020-2021 as well as the Strategic Planning Committee from 2018-2019. In 2009, he served as president of the AIA Columbus Board of Directors. He is the president of WSA Studio in Columbus, Ohio. 

Holland has been the secretary for the AIA Los Angeles Board of Directors since 2020 and served as a member of AIA National’s Government Advocacy Committee from 2016-2018. Additionally, Holland has served on the National Association of Minority Architects’s board of directors as the immediate past national president from 2017-2018 and first vice president/president-elect from 2013-2014. He is the managing principal of k.michael architects in Los Angeles.

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