AIA Detroit Board Members

Andrew Dunlap, AIA, CDT, NCARB, LEED AP

2019 President

SmithGroup

Principal

P: 313.442.8186

Mr. Dunlap is a Principal in the Building Technology Studio at SmithGroupJJR, Inc. Mr. Dunlap’s primary work experience is focused on the analysis and development of building enclosure systems including wall cladding assemblies, air barrier systems, roofing, skylights, fenestration systems, and waterproofing. Specializing in the Energy and Hygrothermal Evaluation and Analysis of wall, fenestration, and roof systems, Mr. Dunlap utilizes a number of advanced computerized analysis and simulation tools to perform his work. His work extends from evaluating existing buildings, investigating problem buildings, revitalizing historic structures, to the design of new modern specialty facades.

Mr. Dunlap received his B. Arch, B.S. in Mathematics, and M. Arch degrees from the University of Detroit Mercy. He is active participant in the design and construction community, providing presentations and publications to several industry organizations including ASTM, BETEC, BEC, CSI, AIA2030, and the USGBC. He has been involved in the local chapter of the Building Enclosure Council since its inception in 2008, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). He is currently serving on the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) Board of Directors. Mr. Dunlap is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, and is on the University’s advisory board for the Architectural Engineering program.

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Patty Boyle, AIA, LEED AP

2019 Vice President / President Elect

SmithGroup

Corporate Director of Architecture

P: 313.442.8178

Patty Boyle is the Corporate Director of Architecture for SmithGroupJJR, one of the largest architecture, engineering and planning firms in the US.  Based in the Detroit office, Patty is responsible for establishing strategies for innovation in practice and delivery across all of the firms’ locations. With over 20 years of experience in design and architecture, Patty has completed a broad range of noteworthy projects, from the renovation and rehabilitation of buildings on the National Historic Register to corporate headquarters encompassing more than one million square feet.   Patty is also dedicated to addressing diversity, engagement and inclusion in the practice of architecture.  In 2015 Patty initiated ‘Detroit Women in Architecture’ – an informal group that supports and advances the work of women in architecture in the Detroit region.

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Salvatore A. Moschelli, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Treasurer

Integrated Design Solutions

Architect

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Sam is a registered Architect (State of Michigan, AIA, LEED AP) with over 20 years of architecture experience and an Accredited Professional in the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Sam has specialized in higher education, single and multi-family residential design, hospitality & resorts, interiors, and pre-fabricated building systems. He has worked on projects in six states from the East to the West Coast of the United States as well as throughout the country of Haiti. He performed project management and administration on projects in excess of $155M and developments with over 500 housing units. B.S.Arch. ’00, Master of Architecture 2006, Lawrence Technological University.

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Megan Martin-Campbell, AIA, LEED AP, CSI CDT

Secretary

inFORM studio

Architect, Project Leader

P: 248.449.3564

Megan is a licensed architect and project leader at inFORM studio where she brings a comprehensive understanding of design, research, and technical implementation to projects. Her interest in social justice and place-based environments as applied to architecture have been exhibited in various projects throughout her career, such as working alongside non-profit organizations and governmental agencies in and around Detroit, Michigan. She holds a strong belief of architecture as a tool for public engagement, which lead her to becoming involved with the AIA Detroit Chapter with committee participation starting in 2007.

She is an active member of the Detroit Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and served as a committee chair to the House Tour from 2011-2014. Outside of the AIA, she volunteers as a member of the City of Pleasant Ridge Planning Commission and Downtown Development Authority. In 2015, she was selected as Lawrence Technological University’s Pellerin Fellow, which allowed her the opportunity to travel and study the rebuilding efforts of the Tohoko Region of Northern Japan following the Earthquake and Tsunami event of 2011. She have been an active participant in her alma mater with serving on studio guest juries and on the Lawrence Technological University Architecture and Design Alumni Cabinet as Chair Elect.

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Kimberly Montague, AIA, LEED BD+C, NCARB

Past President

HKS, Inc.

Director of Business Development

P: 734.880.9851

Jon is a right and left brained architect. He’s both an award winning designer and accomplished technical architect. Jon’s projects span from macro to micro, including sports, hospitality, residential, mixed-use and civic projects. Jonathan earned his Master of Architecture degree at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and his Bachelor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has been a member of the Board since 2013 and served as the Board Secretary in 2014 and 2015. In addition to being an AIA Detroit director he was an integral member of the AIA Detroit Urban Priorities Committee. As a part of the UPC Jon was instrumental in the planning and successful execution of the 2011 Designed in Detroit exhibitions and symposia series dealing with the subjects of Urban Agriculture, Public Transportation and Urban Centers in Detroit and was co-editor of the subsequent book on the series. In 2012 Jonathan was one of the organizers and jury moderator for the 2012 Designed in Detroit – Detroit International Riverfront Design Competition.

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Robert A. Hoida, AIA, NCARB

Michigan Director

Hobbs + Black Architects

Senior Associate

P: 734.663.4189

Bob has over 25 years of varied experience in the architectural profession. That experience lies in traditional architectural practice as well as with national Development firms in the Midwest. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Bob has held positions in Minneapolis, Chicago, Indianapolis, and Detroit. The last twenty years have been in Detroit, and currently is a retail project manager at Hobbs + Black. Bob has held positions at Simon Property Group, The Taubman Company, and a division of the Pillsbury Co. in the past

Bob represents AIA Detroit on the AIA Michigan Executive Committee. Bob’s interest in the regeneration of Detroit began with a retail project in Downtown Detroit, which led to his interest in the UPC. Bob has noted that “Detroit’s rich history is evident in almost every corner of the City. AIA Detroit and its members have a calling to have a voice in how the City grows and re-invents itself.”

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Charles E. Lewis, AIA

Michigan Director

Integrated Design Solutions, LLC

Senior Vice President

P: 248.214.6492

Charles E. Lewis, Jr., is the Director of Architecture at Integrated Design Solutions. He has over 25 years of experience in the AE industry. Chuck’s experience is wide-ranging from college and university facilities, K-12 schools, laboratories, sports and recreation and airport work. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Houston.

Chuck previously served on the AIA Detroit Executive Committee for 5 years as Treasurer, Vice President, President, and Past-President. Deeply connected to AIA Detroit’s mission and vision, Chuck understands the importance of AIA Detroit representation at the State level as we continue through the Institute Repositioning and Chapter Restructuring. He is dedicated to moving the organization forward as a respected voice in the community for the practice of architecture, and he is passionate about reaffirming our ties to other design disciplines and civil leaders. As AIA Michigan Director, Chuck will continue to be an advocate for AIA Detroit Members and their interests.

IDS is a full-service Architectural/ Engineering firm of over 80 professionals, located in Troy, MI, specializing in architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, technology and interior design.

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Todd Drouillard, AIA

Michigan Director

Ghafari Associates

Senior Project Manager

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Todd Drouillard, AIA is a senior project manager at Ghafari Associates, a position he has held since 2013 when he became the youngest person in the firm’s history to take on this role. With over 18 years of experience working for both small and large firms in the Detroit area, Todd understands that it takes a dedicated group of people to raise a building. As a senior project manager at Ghafari, he works diligently to make sure that all participants have a voice and that objectives and expectations are aligned between client stakeholders, internal team members across A/E disciplines, contractors, and consultants. Todd is the main point of contact for several of the firm’s largest clients and leads A/E teams on a variety of large- and medium-sized projects spanning multiple industries, including the aviation, commercial, government, institutional, healthcare, and industrial / manufacturing sectors. He has played an active role in Ghafari’s pioneering efforts in building information modeling (BIM) and integrated project delivery (IPD), managing several large-scale, complex 3D-enabled projects. As a senior manager, he is also involved with future business planning, firm management, and client stabilization efforts.

Since re-joining Ghafari in 2006, Todd has been an active member of the American Institute of Architects, becoming an internal IDP Mentor and shepherding seven architects to licensure and currently mentoring three intern architects. He is also an active AIA Student Mentor for both the University of Michigan and Lawrence Technological University. At Ghafari, he is the current sponsorship, legislative awareness, and membership liaison that reaches out to AIA Michigan, Michigan Architectural Foundation, and AIA Detroit.

Todd holds a Master of Architecture degree (with special emphasis on urban design and planning) and a Bachelor of Science in architecture, both from Lawrence Technological University. He is certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Board and is Licensed Architect in the State of Michigan.

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Alex Briseño, AIA, LEED AP

Detroit Director

HKS, Inc.

Vice President, Design Director

P: 313.316.3071

Alexander is Design Director and Vice President of HKS’ Detroit office. Born and raised in Michigan, Alexander returned to his home state after 15 years in New York, most recently working for Arquitectonica and Perkins Eastman designing large scale mixed-use projects around the globe. Alexander’s career opportunities have taken him around the US and Canada, as well as to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, France, Vietnam, Morocco, Ecuador, Poland and China for projects totaling nearly 40-million square feet. Alexander is a former resident of Midtown Detroit, but grew up in a town of 500 hardworking farmers and automotive/furniture factory workers. His residential and healthcare projects have received numerous awards in Detroit, New York, Toronto and the Middle East. He has been an active participant in architectural education in New York, New Jersey and Michigan. And has actively supported several non-profit organizations, including Life Remodeled, AIA Detroit, Cass Community Social Services, desigNYC and ArchVoices. While in New York he was part of a startup 501(c)3 design journal, 306090, and helped secure funding from local and national agencies, as well as curated several exhibits in New York and Michigan, in addition to his editorial and publishing responsibilities.

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Tracy Sweeney, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Detroit Director

HED

Associate, Architect

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Tracy is an Associate with HED’s Corporate and Commercial Studio, where she focuses on libraries, education and workplace design as a means to explore our changing expectations about mobility, interactions, technology, and new work modes.

Through more than two decades of volunteer involvement with university, professional and community organizations, Tracy has been a passionate advocate for inclusion and interdisciplinary conversations about Design and the Arts in the community. She was a founding member of the AIA Detroit Emerging Professionals Committee, a dedicated committee member for several years in the retooling of the AIA Detroit Celebration of Architecture, serves on the AIA Michigan Design Retreat Committee with a focus on involvement of students and younger professionals, and has been Chair of the AIA Detroit PechaKucha Night Detroit Committee and MC of the quarterly events for ten years, giving a voice to creative work of all kinds. She is well-known at her alma mater Lawrence Tech for her commitment to mentoring activities, studio tours, speaking engagements and panel discussions, as well as her past service on the Architecture and Design Alumni Cabinet. She also dedicates time to the nonprofit Detroit Sessions, delivering on pianist Ivan Moshchuk’s mission to produce one-of-a-kind interactive experiences that make classical music more accessible to new audiences.

Tracy has received AIA Young Architect honors at both the local (Detroit, 2014) and state (Michigan, 2015) levels, as well as Lawrence Technological University’s Distinguished Architecture Alumni Award in 2018.

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Katie Johnson, AIA, PMP, LEED AP

Detroit Director

AECOM

Senior Operations Manager, Principal

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Katie Johnson (Miller) is a Principal at AECOM focused on multidisciplinary collaborations in Michigan cities, including Detroit, Flint and Grand Rapids. Her early career experience in community development—working with northwest Detroit neighborhood residents and southwest Detroit small business owners—led to a lifelong passion for serving Detroit. As an architect and Detroit resident, Katie currently serves on the Detroit Historic District Commission and the Facilities Committee for Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, an afterschool program on Detroit’s eastside. Katie excels at harvesting diverse viewpoints to foster creative thinking and fuel innovative strategies. Her leadership approach draws on her expertise in both design and business to translate bold ideas into tangible results.

Katie’s AIA involvement includes participation the Practice Innovation Lab, hosted by the Young Architect’s Forum in Washington, D.C. in 2017. At the Practice Innovation Lab, Katie pitched a new practice model for collaboration among architecture firms in professional and community service projects, garnering the event’s “People’s Choice” award and a subsequent Architecture Business Plan Competition award presented at A’18 in New York. Prior to Katie’s involvement with the Practice Innovation Lab, Katie served on AIA Detroit’s Urban Priorities Committee where she led a collaborative effort between AIAD, Detroit Public Schools and the Michigan Association of Planning to host a workshop on the adaptive reuse of vacant school buildings.

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Imani Day, Associate AIA

Associate Director

Gensler

Designer

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Imani Day is a designer with Gensler and former Adjunct Professor of Design at the University of Detroit Mercy. She is also an editorial fellow with the Avery Review. After graduating from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2011, she worked with Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York City for four years. Day moved to Detroit in 2015 to focus on community-oriented design projects around the city with a strong passion for educational spaces and cultural work. She also has served as an executive board member for the Detroit chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects.

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Peter Kyte, AIAD Affiliate

Professional Affiliate Director

The Kyte Group

Founder

P: 702.882.5483

Peter Kyte comes with years of worldwide experience in designing & creating exceptional experiences for unique live event, retail, museum and architectural spaces. His experience in roles as a lighting designer & director, design consultant, creative director and creative consultant continue to grow. He has built his career leveraging lighting and video technology and design in the service of specific brand strategies as a Creative Director and as an architect of unique engagements.

He began his career traveling the world in the cruise ship industry and quickly found himself moving to Las Vegas to expand into the corporate and large-scale venue market. Now in Michigan Peter has continued to expanded his repertoire and is working more closely with architects and builders. Peter’s best works are crafted in a collaborative environment working with artists, technicians, engineers and designers.  He is the Founder of The Kyte Group, a member of the AIA Detroit Board of Directors, and active in the Detroit design community.

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Lauren Myrand, Associate AIA

Executive Director

AIA Detroit

Executive Director and Architect Enabler

P: 313.588.1411

Lauren was brought on board at AIA Detroit shortly after graduating with her Masters of Architecture from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2012. She has a history of organizational leadership and strategic marketing throughout her educational career, including acting as the UDM AIAS Vice President from 2010-2011. She is passionate about the Detroit community and the potential for AIA Detroit’s involvement, and is extremely excited by the direction the organization is moving in.

Away from business, Lauren has a deep love for theatre and literature. She relishes the time spent with good friends and good food. One of her favorite hobbies is to laugh, and she oftentimes sings at the top of her lungs in the car.

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