Government Affairs Committee + Task Forces

The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) develops a legislative agenda and strategies, monitors and reviews bills, and provides recommendations on legislative issues of interest and concern to the architectural profession. In addition, the Committee helps to increase grassroots by mobilizing members and lobbying legislators.

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AIA PA leadership meets with Rep. Christina Sappey for Architects Action Day 2023.

Task Forces

The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) relies on the support of its task forces, specializing in key issues impacting the profession, the built environment, and the construction industry.

Meet Our Leadership

Ken Doyno

Chair

Ken Doyno
AIA, LEED AP
Rothschild Doyno Collaborative
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Vice Chair

Jeremiah Woodring
AIA, CPHC, LEED AP BC+C, WELL AP
HOK
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Secretary

Mary McClenaghan
AIA, NCARB
39° North Architects
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Members

Albert Comly

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CFPS

VITETTA

Daryn Edwards

AIA

CICADA Architecture

Carl Kanaskie, Jr.

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

McKissick Associates

Michael Kelly

AIA, ALEP, LEED AP

KCBA Architects

Christopher Linkey

AIA

RLPS Architects

James Mehaffey

AIA

RLPS Architects

Brian Smiley

AIA, CDT, LEED BD+C

HOK

Jeffrey Straub

AIA, ALEP, CPD, LEED FELLOW

Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates

Paul Swartz

AIA

USA Architects

Adam Trott

AIA, NCARB

Roth Marz Partnership

Karen Welsh

AIA

UpStreet Architects

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What AIA Pennsylvania is advocating for in the Gov...

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