Jeffrey Hamlett, Esq., AIA

Jeffrey Hamlett, Esq., AIA

Executive Director

Jeffrey Hamlett, Esq., AIA is both an attorney and architect. Through his firm, Hamlett Risk Management, Mr. Hamlett has taken on the role of Executive Director at the AIA Washington Council. A former President of the Council, Mr. Hamlett brings his experience serving on the Council Board and his years of experience as a practicing architect and understanding of the law to his role as Executive Director. In addition to acting as the Council’s Executive Director, Mr. Hamlett provides risk and legal advice to architects through Hamlett Risk Management and currently has a small architectural project under commission.

Kirsten Smith

Kirsten Smith

Manager of Advocacy

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.