AIA Canada Society is the Canadian chapter of the American Institute of Architects established in 2017 to bring AIA members residing in Canada together to continue advancement and development in the profession. AIA Canada operates as a not-for-profit, professional association representing and delivering programs and services to more than 400 architects and associate members. We maintain a broader involvement with the 6 other international Chapters of the AIA collaborating on events and continuing education programs around the globe.

Board of Directors

President: Dora Ng, AIA

Dora Ng, AIA, OAA, NSAA, SAA, AAA, AANB, NLAA, PMP is a licensed architect and PMP certified professional with over 25 years of experience. Her work spans across continents as […]

Vice President: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Pauline Thimm, AIA

Vice President, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Pauline Thimm, AIA Pauline is a licensed architect in the state of Massachusetts with over 20 years of professional experience in practice stewardship, […]

Secretary: Brian Wall, Intl. Assoc. AIA

Brian Wall, Architect, Intl. Assoc. AIA, MAA, AIBC, AAA, SAA, OAA, MRAIC is an architect with 35 years experience in the industry. Currently, Brian is a principal of Wolsey Wall […]

Interim Treasurer: Stuart Howard, AIA

Stuart Howard, Architect, AIBC SAA FRAIC AIA As founder and Principal of Stuart Howard Architects since 1977, Stuart is focused on innovative design, mixed-use, institutional and residential projects both at […]

Past President: Lara Presber, AIA

Lara Presber, AAA, AIBC, MAA, OAA, AIA, CPHD, NCARB, WELL AP™ began her design career in the field of architecture earning her B.Arch from a small atelier based school in Boston. […]

Director: AIA International Chapter Representative: Dr. Adam Pantelimon, Intl. Assoc. AIA

Dr. Adam Pantelimon, PhD, MEng, MUrb, DRest, BArch, Intl. Assoc. AIA, FRIBA, OAR, MRAIC, MCIP, RPP, APPI, OUQ, ARB (UK), CNOA (France) A strategist who builds consensus for action, Adam […]

Director: Continuing Education: Hannah Allawi, Assoc. AIA

Hannah is a registered Intern Architect with the AAA and NCARB and has over 7 years of professional experience. She has worked in Canada and the UAE and has completed […]

Director: John Cheng, AIA

John Cheng, AIA, Architect AIBC, LEED® AP John Cheng, a licensed architect, brings over 25 years of experience to the field. He began his career after graduating with distinction from […]

Director: Dr. Nancy Mackin, AIA

Dr. Nancy Mackin, Architect AIBC, LEED AP, AIA, PhD is a busy architectural practitioner committed to respecting cultures and the earth in every project. She is founder of Mackin Architects […]

Executive Assistant to the Board: Rommy Rodriguez

Rommy Rodriguez has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 18 years now, where her focus has always been to represent and promote individuals and their design careers. First, as […]