washington, dc 

Hosted by: AIA Center for Civic Leadership in partnership with the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program and the AIA | DC Emerging Architects Committee
Local Contact: Kimberly Yoho, CAE, Douglas Crawford, AIA, and Alison Pavilonis, AIA

local program

The central Hub for the National Plenary Broadcast, Washington, DC participants will engage in local sessions designed to support attendees as they build skills and learn about leadership in this full day program. Panel and workshop style presentations will demonstrate how leadership can be learned and applied in the practice of architecture. 

in Partnership with

local Speakers

Douglas Crawford, AIA
Architect, Perkins+Will

Douglas is an architect at Perkins+Will in Washington, DC where he focuses on a variety of project types including civil, commercial, and cultural spaces.  Currently he is AIA | DC’s Emerging Architects Committee liaison to the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program and in 2018 will serve as the chair of the Emerging Architects Committee.  This year his appointment to the national ArchiPAC Emerging Professionals Committee has further developed his voice in advocating for emerging professionals and the greater whole of the architectural profession.  Locally he assists those working to become licensed architects by acting as an NCARB Licensing Advisor and continuous to serve nationally on select NCARB committees.


Alison Pavilonis, AIA
Architect, Bowie Gridley Architects

Alison is a project architect at Bowie Gridley Architects in Washington, DC and the communications advisor for AIA | DC’s Emerging Architects Committee. The youngest licensed architect at BGA, she acts as a resource to other young designers working towards licensure and serves as the firm’s coordinator for the Architects in Schools program through the Washington Architectural Foundation. As the communications advisor for the EAC, she is responsible for the outreach and communications efforts for the entire committee and its 20+ annual events, authoring the committee blog while simultaneously leading teams in program planning efforts.

More details on speakers and schedule coming soon! 


National Housing Center, 1201 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005



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