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Board of Directors

Our board is comprised of members like you, who strive to make sure AIA Houston continues to be a powerful resource for architects in the Houston area.

Board Profiles

A.J.  Sustaita

A.J. Sustaita, AIA


Laura  Sachtleben

Laura Sachtleben, AIA


Alyssia  Makarewicz

Alyssia Makarewicz, AIA

Immediate Past-President
AMB Architecture

Melvalean  McLemore

Melvalean McLemore, AIA

Moody Nolan

Ricardo  Martinez

Ricardo Martinez, AIA

Martinez Architects

Matt  Duggan

Matt Duggan, AIA

TxA Director
BRW Architects

Chudi  Abajue

Chudi Abajue, AIA

Advocacy Director

Alex  Morales

Alex Morales, Assoc. AIA

Associate Director
American Institute of Steel Construction

Luisina  Basilico

Luisina Basilico, AIA

Director 2020-2022

Gail Peter Borden

Gail Peter Borden, FAIA

Director 2020-2022
University of Houston - College of Architecture and Design

Michelle  Colvard

Michelle Colvard

Director 2022-2024
Public Director

Kiza  Forgie

Kiza Forgie, AIA

Director 2021-2023
Dillon Kyle Architects

Anzilla  Gilmore

Anzilla Gilmore, FAIA

Director 2021-2023
Rice University

Colley  Hodges

Colley Hodges, AIA

Director 2022-2024
Houston Zoo

Danny  Rigg

Danny Rigg, AIA

Director 2022-2024
RIGG Studio

Joe  Rivers

Joe Rivers, AIA

Director 2021-2023
Rivers Barden Architects

Micki  Washington

Micki Washington, AIA

Director 2022-2024

Lindsey  Williams

Lindsey Williams

City of Houston Liaison 2021
City of Houston Permitting Office

Board Member Placeholder

Elsy Miranda, Assoc. AIA

University of Houston Student Liaison
University of Houston - College of Architecture and Design