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11/3/21, 6:15pm - 8pm

Updated 11/2/21: This event is being postponed to January 18, 2022, please contact Suzanne Mecs at if you have questions in the meantime.

When seen as part of your career path, Fellowship can inform and amplify your career goals. Join the AIANY Fellows Committee and guest panelists to learn about AIA Fellowship.

Fellows Committee members will provide an overview of how this national recognition can broaden your professional network while serving the architecture profession and the greater community. The presentation will include a panel of New York architects recently elevated to the AIA College of Fellows, who will discuss their views on the significance of this honor for their individual and professional goals. All AIA New York State members, five borough  members, and nycoba|NOMA members are welcome to attend.

Attendees present for the event at the Center will have the opportunity to network with the program speakers as well as other AIA mentors and leaders in the audience.


Opening Remarks:
Frances Halsband, FAIA,
CoFounder, Kliment Halsband Architects, and Secretary, AIA College of Fellows

Orientation by 2021 AIA New York Fellows Committee
Ann Marie Baranowski, FAIA, Chair
Robert Eisenstat, FAIA
Joann Gonchar, FAIA
Laura Heim, FAIA
Suzanne Howell Mecs, Hon. AIA NYS, staff

Katherine Chia, FAIA, Principal, Desai Chia Architecture
F. Eric Goshow, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Goshow Architects
R. Steven Lewis, FAIA, NOMAC, LEED AP, Principal, ZGF Architects
Sandra McKee, FAIA, Principal, Yoshihara McKee Architects
Fernando Villa, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Magnusson Architecture & Planning, PC
Richard Yancey, FAIA, LEED AP, Executive Director, Building Energy Exhange (BE-Ex)

Joann Gonchar, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Editor, Architectural Record

This event is offered virtually, you will receive an email with a Zoom link to access the program.

Organized by
AIA New York Fellows Committee
11/3/21, 6:15pm - 8pm
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