Tammie holds a Bachelors of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She was a principal at Mithūn as well as the director of human resources and project director for Mission Driven Housing. She received a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington in 2011. Tammie was the Executive Director of Zeno, where she worked with low-income elementary school communities to develop a positive culture around mathematics and most recently she was the Chief Administrative Officer for Plymouth Housing, which provides permanent supportive housing to homeless adults in Seattle.
Kirsten Smith joined AIA Washington Council and AIA Seattle in March 2017 to advance advocacy and engagement opportunities for both entities. Her work focuses on improving our region’s built environment through better policies and regulations, engaging AIA members in advocacy and positioning AIA and its members as thought leaders on design and the built environment. Kirsten came to AIA with 17 years of experience in corporate government relations and community engagement covering a wide range of issues and jurisdictions.