New leaders elected to AIA board

June 21, 2021

Emily A. Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, (left) Timothy C. Hawk, FAIA, (top) and Kevin M. Holland, FAIA, (bottom) have been elected to the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA’s) board of directors. Photos courtesy AIA[1]
Emily A. Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, (left) Timothy C. Hawk, FAIA, (top) and Kevin M. Holland, FAIA, (bottom) have been elected to the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA’s) board of directors.
Photos courtesy AIA

American Institute of Architects[2]’ (AIA’s) delegates elected Emily A. Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, of Boston Society of Architects/AIA Massachusetts as the 2022 first vice-president/2023 president-elect; Timothy C. Hawk, FAIA, of AIA Columbus/AIA Ohio as the 2022–2023 treasurer; and Kevin M. Holland, FAIA, of AIA Los Angeles/AIA California as the 2022-2024 at-large director.

Grandstaff-Rice held many leadership positions at AIA National. In 2017, she was elected as the 2018-2020 at-large director. She also chaired the Equity and Future of Architecture Committee from 2017-2020 and the Equity in Architecture Commission from 2015-2016. In 2014, she was president of the Boston Society of Architects. Grandstaff-Rice is a senior associate at Arrowstreet[3] in Boston. She has a Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Liberal Arts in Educational Technology from Harvard University.

Hawk currently serves as the 2019-2021 at-large director on the AIA National board. He also supported the organization in several other roles, including chair of the Government Advocacy Committee from 2019-2020; member of the Finance and Audit Committee from 2020-2021 as well as the Strategic Planning Committee from 2018-2019. In 2009, he served as president of the AIA Columbus board. He is the president of WSA Studio in Columbus, Ohio. Hawk received his Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture from the Ohio State University.

Holland supported AIA National, AIA Los Angeles, and the National Association of Minority Architects (NOMA) in several capacities. Since 2020, he has been the secretary for the AIA Los Angeles board. He also served as a member of AIA National’s Government Advocacy Committee from 2016-2018. Additionally, Holland has served on NOMA’s board as the Immediate Past National President from 2017-2018; 1st vice-president/president-elect from 2013-2014. He was also NOMA’s Midwest region board of directors’ vice-president from 2009-2012. Holland is the managing principle of k.michael architects, LLC, in Los Angeles. Holland received his Bachelor of Science Architecture from the University of Virginia and Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructionspecifier.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6-21-2021-7-28-15-PM.jpg
  2. American Institute of Architects: https://www.aia.org/
  3. Arrowstreet: https://www.arrowstreet.com/

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