EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
ERIC KLINNER, CAE
Eric Klinner, CAE previously served as the Managing Director of AIA Illinois, where he has worked since 2006. He was also the Executive Director of AIA Prairie Illinois since 2017, where he helped lead a successful formation and transition to their own chapter. He currently serves on the American Institute of Architects Disaster Assistance Committee and has previously served on the Association Forum Certified Association Executive (CAE) Working Group to help fellow executives earn their CAE. Email Eric
Born and raised in Springfield, Illinois, Mary joined AIA Illinois in 2001 and oversees all aspects of events and meeting planning, including program development, sponsorship & logistics and facilitates the annual Honor Awards Program. She can also answer questions about Mandatory Continuing Education, including navigation of the CES Dashboard and answer questions you might have about your transcript. Email Mary
COMMUNICATIONS & ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Anna is a graduate of Journalism and Communications with an Emphasis in Public Relations from Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. She brings over 12 years of experience in marketing, public relations and graphic design and specializes in public relations campaigns, media outreach, strategic planning, public relations writing, collateral production and design, social media management, photography, and video editing. Anna is a native of Moline, Ill. and now resides in the greater Springfield, Ill. area.