The 2020 Board of Directors is comprised of the following dedicated AIA members.

President

Stephen Black, AIA Southwest

Term Expires 12-31-2022

Biography

Stephen Black, AIA

Stephen Black, AIA

Stephen Black is a Project Manager with McGranahan Architects in Tacoma, WA. He has over 18 years of experience working on a wide array of project types but focusing mainly on education projects. Stephen earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University and is a licensed architect in Washington. He enjoys volunteering time with the AIA and coaching youth sports. Stephen currently serves as President Elect for the AIA Southwest Washington Component and the AIA Washington Council Board.

President-Elect

Carl Dominguez, AIA Seattle

Term Expires 12-31-2021

Biography

Carl Dominguez, AIA

Carl Dominguez, AIA

Carl is an associate with Schacht Aslani Architects and has served as project architect and project manager for civic, higher education, and public works projects. He was appointed as AIA Seattle’s representative to AIA Washington Council for 2018 and also serves as AIA Washington Council Secretary/Treasurer. Over the past ten years, Carl has served on and chaired both the AIA Seattle’s Multi-Family Committee and the Committee on the Environment (COTE). He recently served on the steering committee for AIA Seattle’s Material Matters Season II, multi-session forum and co-chaired AIA Seattle’s Urban Housing planning taskforce and was honored for his volunteer service by the chapter in 2017. Carl has also been regular participant in AIA Washington’s lobbying day at the state capitol.

Secretary-Treasurer

Steve Mallory, AIA Central

Term Expires 12-31-2021

Biography

Linda Newcomb, AIA

Steve Mallory, AIA

Steve Mallory, AIA, NCARB is a Partner at Arculus Design and Technical Services in Kennewick, Washington. Mr. Mallory after graduating from the University of Idaho now has over 30 years as an architect working in the Pacific Northwest. He has worked on a wide array of projects including medical, educational, civil, municipal, State and federal projects. Mr. Mallory has worked at Washington State University facilities, on very large projects such as Hanford Waste Treatment plant, I-5 and I-90 Interstate highway intersection, Seattle’s metro bus tunnel. He worked on other large projects while at Sverdrup along with being an associate principal in a large Spokane firm and previously a partner in a Seattle firm. He enjoys working on more complex projects, fine detailing, construction management, specifications and forensics. Steve is currently the President of the Alliance for Livable and Sustainable Communities in the Tri-Cities, and is a member of the AIA Central Washington board.

Directors

Corey Zachow, AIA Spokane

Term Expires 12-31-2020

Biography

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Corey Zachow, AIA

Corey Zachow is an Architect at MMEC Architecture & Interiors in Spokane, WA. He has a special interest in urban design and the development of community interaction. Corey earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University. He employs the creative use of water and glass in nearly every design project. And he enjoys climbing large rocks!

Jill Cohn, AIA Southwest

Term Expires 12-31-2020

Biography

Jill Cohn, AIA

Jill Cohn, AIA

Jill Cohn, AIA, LEED BD+C is the Project and Space Manager for Pacific Lutheran University. She has over 25 years of experience working on a wide variety of project types, including pre-K-12 and higher education projects. Jill earned har Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington and a BA in Architecture from Washington University in St Louis. She is a licensed architect in Washington State. Jill is a Past President of the Mt. Rainier Chapter Construction Specification Institute and was a board member for the chapter for 5 years.

As a resident of Tacoma and in her role as Director on the Board representing AIA Southwest, Jill brings awareness of how local Tacoma built environment issues align with statewide initiatives.

Lois Wardell, AIA Seattle/Northwest

Term Expires 12-31-2020

Biography

Lois Wardell, AIA

Lois Wardell, AIA

Lois Wardell, AIA, is the president of Wardell Architects, formerly located in Yakima, now headquartered on Lopez Island in the San Juans. Her firm is broad based, working primarily in the public sector for state, county and city clients, but also doing award winning residential projects.

She has been involved in AIA Washington Council for over thirty years, serving as Secretary Treasurer and President of Washington Council, as well a serving on the boards of AIA Central Washington, and presently AIA Northwest Washington.

She is a recipient of the Jennie Sue Brown award for service to Washington Council.

Douglas Ito, AIA Seattle

Term Expires 12-31-2021

Biography

Douglas Ito, AIA

Douglas Ito, AIA

Douglas Ito, AIA joined SMR Architects in 1996 and has been a principal since 2009. He actively advocates for affordable housing at both local and state levels and is currently co-chair of AIA Seattle’s Housing Committee. He also participates as a member of the City of Tacoma’s Affordable Housing Action Strategy Technical Advisory Group. He recently served on the Board of Directors for the Housing Development Consortium of Seattle and King County, including two years as Board President. Douglas also is dedicated to preserving the historic fabric of communities throughout the state. His contributions to historic preservation include not only his rehabilitation work, but also his community participation as a former member for the Board of Directors for the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and as the former Chair of the Pioneer Square Historic Preservation Board.

Elizabeth de Regt, AIA Seattle

Term Expires 12-31-2022

Biography

Elizabeth de Regt, AIA

Elizabeth de Regt, AIA

Elizabeth de Regt, AIA, is an architect and urban designer specializing in master planning, with experience in designing a wide range of corporate office, mixed-use, higher education, and healthcare projects. Her passion lies at the intersection of architecture and urban design, and she seeks to create spaces that enhance sustainability at an urban scale. Elizabeth focuses on livability issues, with expertise in researching daylighting in the public realm as well as zoning issues that impact shared spaces. By facilitating livability in an urban context, she hopes to make cities more attractive, affordable, and sustainable for a diverse array of people. Elizabeth holds a BS in Architectural Design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.Arch from The University of Texas at Austin. She also chairs AIA Washington Council’s Climate Committee, coordinating AIA’s positioning and work combatting climate change state-wide.