American Institute of Architects, Baton Rouge Chapter
American Institute of Architects, National
AIA Baton Rouge has several different committees and we invite the members to participate in them.
If you would like to be a part of one of the committees, please contact one of the following
committee chairpersons or: Kathleen K Gordon -

  • Organize CEU opportunities for the membership
  • Alliances with the university architectural schools
  • Career Day involvement with area high schools
  • "Learning with Little Ones" – reading in area elementary schools
  • Building Blocks: If Kids Ruled the City
Chair: Kate McLean -

Additional Members: Darby Clark & Eric Parnell


  • Monitor legislation affecting our profession
  • Interact with policy makers in Baton Rouge
  • Link to AIA State and National PAC
Chair: Benjamin Bradford -
Chair: Rex Cabaniss -

Additional Members: Jason Engen, Donn Peterson, Buddy Ragland, Trula Remson & Sam Herpin


  • Increase publicity for chapter through print and electronic media
  • Develop relationships with those in media
  • Develop public relations with all media to further AIABR policies
Chair: Kevin Alford -

Additional Members:


  • Create opportunities to partner with other design professional organizations
  • Develop relationships with collateral organizations
  • Develop and increase Affiliate Membership
Chair: Mike Trahan -

Additional Members:


  • Increase membership and organize chapter meetings
  • Subcommittees include Rose Awards Gala, Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Pool Tournament and CANstruction
  • Organize special events such as Christmas party
  • Develop and increase organization membership
Chair: Bobby Boudreaux ->

Additional Members: Michael McLean, Felix Ezejiofo & Ayodele Love


  • Create opportunities to aid in and increase the member value for intern architect members
Chair: Susan Naquin -

Additional Members: ALL AIABR Associates


  • Promoting and encouraging submissions for AIA Fellowship
Chair: Jimmy Hebert -

Additional Members: Skipper Post, Trula Remson, Kevin Harris, Bill Brockway & Bill Obier


  • Represent the Chapter with the Louisiana Architectural Foundation concerning the distribution of scholarship funds in the Chapter's accounts, to establish individual scholarship amounts, and award scholarships in accordance with scholarship guidelines
Chair: Jimmy Hebert -

Additional Members: Kate McLean, Lynn Robertson & Rex Cabaniss


Chair: Mike Trahan -
Chair: LaQuinton Nimox -

Additional Members: Katharine LeBlanc, Michael Miller, Rachel Riley & Ingrid Labrador


Contact: Kathleen K Gordon -

Additional Members: Casey Anderson, Fritz Embaugh, Chris Haftek, Neal Johnson, Michelle Stevens, Mallory McKnight-Fuller, & Brandon Yan-Hamby


Co-Chair: Liz Dyer -
Co-Chair: Sarah Gravois -

Additional Members: Kevin Alford, Bobby Boudreaux, Ingrid Labrador, Whitney LeJeune, LaQuinton Nimox, Heidi Claus, Tia Willis & Jessica Wasiloski