January 22, 2015
Author: Emily Furlong
Written by Stephanie Haller, BS Arch '15
With the new year off to a start, the AIA has recently elected new board members which includes two Temple Architecture Alumni.
Denise Thompson, AIA, LEED AP, BD + C, chosen as the President Elect has been active member of the AIA Philadelphia community since beginning her career in the architecture field. Prior to her current position as President Elect, she held the titles of both the Philadelphia Director (2010-2014) and Regional Associate Director (2006-2008) on the AIA board. She has also been an associate of local Philadelphia Architecture firm, Francis Cauffman since 2003.
Brian Szymanik, AIA LEED AP, recently elected as the Chapter Director of Philadelphia’s AIA is also a member of the Temple Architecture Faculty. He is one of two co-founders and principal of the design and planning firm, MAKE llc. He previously was a member of both the Marywood University and Philadelphia University Architecture faculties.