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: Lara Presber, AIA

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

Vice President: Dora Ng, AIA

Dora Ng, OAA, AIA is a licensed architect in the state of California and in Ontario province.  She has over 20 years of professional experience and has worked in Chicago, San […]

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 home […]

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 the managing partner of gw […]

Past-President: 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 of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Pauline Thimm, AIA

Pauline Thimm Architect BRA (Massachusetts) AIA MRAIC LEED® AP is a licensed architect in the state of Massachusetts and a Community Engagement Specialist. She is an Associate at DIALOG where she […]

Director: Hannah Allawi

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 […]

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 […]