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About

Founded in 1954, AIA Savannah, the Savannah Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is a professional service organization serving our community as stewards of Savannah’s distinguished architectural heritage.
 
​The chapter provides continuing education, political advocacy, networking, and leadership development. One of our guiding missions is to also raise public awareness of the work of architects and desisgners in our local communities.
 
​Our diverse membership is composed of professionals from an array of backgrounds, including traditional firms, allied professional firms, retired professionals, universities, government centers, product showrooms, and manufacturing facilities: All working together to improve our profession and its contributions to our community. 

Meet the AIA Savannah Board

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President
Greg Skinner, AIA

Architect with a demonstrated history of success on various scales and complexities of building projects.
Over 18 years of experience focused on designing buildings in the K-12, Higher Education, Public Building, and Commercial Office building sectors. Skilled in Project Delivery, Technical Leadership, Comprehensive Planning, and Sustainable Design.

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 President Elect
Steven G. Stowers, AIA LEED AP

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Immediate Past President
Jodie Quinter,AIA

Jodie Quinter, AIA, is an architect at FXCollaborative and co-chair of FXWomxn. Jodie is an architect by day and an avid reader by night. She operates with an old school work ethic and appreciation of her craft while also embracing the bold

candor of her millennial identity.

 

She has served on the National

Associates Committee for the AIA and, in doing so, has come to deeply value providing guidance to a new generation of professionals.

 

Jodie holds a Master of Architecture degree from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Miami University, and is a registered architect in Georgia.

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Treasurer
Frank D'Arcangelo, AIA

Frank received his Master of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002 and started working at Eckles Martin & Rule Architects the same year.  

 

In 2005 he was promoted to Junior Partner and in 2010 became a full partner at Martin Rule & Associates Architects. In 2015 the firm merged to become DPR Architecture with Frank as the President.

   

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Communications
Erin Clay,
Allied Member

Erin Clay, the Marketing Executive for W Projects, has been on the board for 6 years as the Communications Director. She is involved in many industry groups including HBA Savannah, NAWIC Coastal Georgia, and more.

 

She has one daughter (4) and a husband who works for the Federal Government. She truly has a passion for connecting people in the built environment and bringing new ideas to everyone!

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Advocacy
Dwayne Brown, Assoc. AIA

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Fellowship
 

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Education
Katherine A. Schuff,
AIA, CDT, NCARB

Katherine Schuff is an architect who joined LS3P Associates in 2015 and moved to their Savannah office in 2019.  She received a Master of Architecture from Tulane University in 2014, with minors in Historic Preservation and Italian. 

 

She has experience in a variety of commercial, hospitality, mixed-use, and education projects across the southeast, and is especially passionate about adaptive reuse and incorporating new design into the existing historical context.

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Records
Angela Olsen, Assoc. AIA

Angela Olsen is an Architectural Designer at POND.  She holds a B.F.A (2014) and Master of Architecture (2015) from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).  Angela started her career in Greenville, SC - developing a diverse portfolio in the corporate office, retail, hotel, mixed-use, food service, and some residential.

 

Since starting at POND, in June of 2019, she has been exposed to aviation hangars, industrial, higher-ed, elementary, and Department of Defense work nationally and across the globe. She is passionate about delivering exceptional designs that elevate experiences through the built environment.

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Associate Member Director
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Whether you are passionate about leading the next generation of Associate Members or just looking for more information on the position, please reach out to us! 

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President, SYAF
Adam Drummond, AIA

Adam is the Savannah Office Leader and Partner at Architecture 101. He desires to be a positive influence to the community around him, wherever that may be at the time. His talents and compassion for people drive him to think about how his actions impact his local, regional, and national community as well as people on a global scale.

Work ethic is the desire to constantly strive to reach greatness in everything you do. He believes this to be his greatest quality. Everyone is met with different experiences in life and he believes that when these experiences are positive it is a time to learn and when these experiences are negative it is time to grow. 

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Allied Liason
Kim Campbell,
Allied Member

Kim is currently a Senior Project Manager for Ethos Preservation in Savannah. 

 

A skilled architectural and public historian, Kim was most recently the Director of Interpretation and Preservation at the Coastal Georgia Historical Society. She led the state of Georgia in successful historic tax incentive applications as the Director of Preservation Field Services with the Historic Macon Foundation. Other specialties include National Register theory and practice, interpretive writing, and non-profit procedure development. 

 “To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.” – Daniel Libeskind

AIA Outreach

AIAS

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to advancing leadership, design, and service among architecture students.

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Savannah Young Architects Forum

We engage recently licensed Architects in leadership to become agents of change within the Institute and the profession overall. We inspire professional growth among recently licensed Architects through fellowship within the Institute. We advocate for issues of particular relevance to recently licensed Architects to the Institute.

 

We serve to make AIA memberships meaningful to recently licensed Architects through programs and services that effectively anticipate, meet and exceed their needs. We promote mentorship at all career stages to enhance personal growth, community involvement, and professional development. We are the YAF, and we believe in promoting leadership, mentorship, and fellowship for the future of the profession.

AIA Savannah Emerging Professionals

This group was created to allow current and future architects of Savannah to prosper and connect with one another. It also serves as a platform for a community that should always be in contact and help one another. The path to licensure is far from easy and we as emerging professionals of AIA must utilize all of the resources available to us, the most critical one being ourselves.

To contact: aiasavep@gmail.com 

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OUR 2023 ALLIED MEMBERS

Our Mission
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Become an Allied Member

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