Strategic Advisory Council

Who we are

The Strategic Advisory Council Steering Committee serves AIA Seattle’s Profession vision. The committee is comprised of established leaders in architecture and affiliated disciplines and former AIA Seattle board presidents, and brings valuable industry relationships, insights and expertise to enhance AIA Seattle’s service to its members and mission.

What we do

Strategic Advisory Council members attend a monthly meeting to actively serve as an intellectual resource to AIA Seattle and participate in direction-setting for the organization.

  • align activities with the goals and resources identified in the Strategic Plan
  • provide stronger dialogue and engagement within the AEC community
  • leverage the expertise of our CAPs and other allied professionals
  • promote educational excellence

How to get involved

Strategic Advisory Council Steering Committee members are appointed by the Board President. Please send email to the staff contact to be considered.


Mary Johnston, FAIA

Staff Contact

Lisa Richmond, Executive Director

“The formation of a Strategic Advisory Council is an important initiative of AIA Seattle. The Council will identify key trends affecting our profession, enhancing our ability to be a leader on issues that affect membership.”

Sam Miller, Committee Member

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