2020 BOARD PRESIDENT
Janeen Harrell, AIA
Janeen is Senior Project Architect and Interior Designer at GREC Architects and masterminded the trend-setting design of AIA Illinois' offices. She most appreciates the opportunity to advocate for the profession during our annual Prairie Grassroots Lobby Day.
Throughout her career and studies, Janeen has remained committed to supporting advancements in sustainable design and affordable housing. She looks forward to continued service with AIA Illinois and her goals include enhancing outreach and increasing diversity in the profession through leadership and mentorship.
2020 PRESIDENT-ELECT | TREASURER
FRED BRANDSTRADER, AIA
Vice President of Construction & Capital Expenditures with Hyatt Corporation. Fred has enjoyed being active in AIA (both at Chicago Chapter and Illinois Chapter) over the last 28 years and looks forward to working with the AIAIL Board and Staff on efforts of advocacy and mentoring for our members. Having recently completed his Masters in Sustainable Urban Development in the Spring ‘19, Fred will look for opportunities to increase awareness of sustainability, affordable housing and social equity in initiatives the Board is involved with.
2020 VP | SECRETARY
JAMES MACIEJEWSKI, AIA
Jim is Principal Architect of JMA Architects. Having served on the Board of the Eastern Illinois Chapter and as a Director on the Illinois Chapter Board, Jim will continue to work on leadership development initiatives, advocacy, and issues important to members and the profession. He is honored to work with this Board and Staff to ensure that AIA Illinois endures as a trusted and respected voice for its members.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Stacey was previously the Executive Director of the Louisiana Architecture Foundation and in that capacity, organized the South's first ever Annual Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) in New Orleans. In conjunction with the 2017 ADFF, she facilitated an exhibition on the modernist works of New Orleans beloved architect, Albert C. Ledner in partnership with Southeastern Architectural Archives.
"I am incredibly honored to have been chosen as the next Executive Vice President of AIA Illinois. I will be a tireless advocate on behalf of our members, for the betterment of the profession of architecture and for Illinois' exemplary built heritage,"
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Scott Rappe, AIA (12/2020)
Kuklinski + Rappe Architects
Steve Andersson (12/2020)
Illinois Human Rights Commission
Jeff Jeno, AIA (12/2021)
Joseph P. Lai AIA (12/2020)
Terran Wilson (12/2022)
Landon Bone Baker Architects, Ltd.
John Murawski, AIA (12/2022)
Robert Juris & Associates Architects, Ltd.
Leanne Meyer-Smith, AIA (12/2021)
Wight & Company
Alex Block, AIA (12/2020)
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Fernando Lopez, AIAS (6/2020)
University of Illinois Chicago
REGIONAL ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Molly Rademacher, Assoc. AIA (12/2021)
YOUNG ARCHITECT REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Carl Sergio, AIA (12/2020)
ILLINOIS REPS ON NATIONAL STRATEGIC COUNCIL
Michael L. Elliott, AIA (12/2021)
Mark Schwamel, AIA (12/2022)
STRATEGIC COUNCIL ASSOCIATE REPRESENTATIVE
Ryan Gann, Assoc. AIA
Ross Barney Architects
ILLINOIS REPS ON AIA COLLEGE OF FELLOWS
Gaines Hall, FAIA
Associate Dean Emeritus, College of Fine and Applied Arts, UIUC
Roula Alakiotou, FAIA
Roula Associates Architect, Chtd.
ILLINOIS REGION AXP ADVISOR
NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS | 2021 AIA PRESIDENT
Peter Exley, FAIA
Architecture is Fun LLC