Board of Directors, Leadership, and Team
President/Government Affairs Committee Chair
Adam Trott, AIA NCARB| AIA Northwestern PA
Owner, AJT Architect
Adam J. Trott AIA NCARB is the sole-proprietor owner of AJT Architect, a studio in Erie, PA. He is Past President of AIA-NWPA, and has been serving on the AIAPA Board since 2011, including positions of Director, Treasurer and President-Elect. He is also co-chair of the Government Affairs Committee and the Practice Encroachment Task Force.
Mr. Trott integrates his architectural practice with a robust community advocacy agenda including being President of Bike Erie, President of Connect Urban Erie, a member of Civitas-Erie and serving on the steering committee of the ERIWE - Undesigning the Redline project.
Roger Williams,RA, AIA| AIA Northeastern PA
Project Manager, Larson Design Group
Roger M. Williams is a Project Manager with Larson Design Group in Williamsport, where he leads projects in the general commercial and healthcare markets. He has over 35 years of experience in the profession and has worked with small, medium and large firms in northcentral and northeast Pennsylvania and has also practiced corporate healthcare architecture, serving as the Director - Architecture and Engineering for Geisinger until moving to LDG. He has been a registered architect since 1995 and is licensed in Pennsylvania as well as several other states.
Roger has been active in AIA at the local and state level for over 15 years, having served as President of the Northeast PA AIA chapter and as the NEPA AIA representative to AIA PA for six years. He is also active in his local community, where he has served on his local school board and the Bloomsburg HARB as well as local service organizations and AYSO.
Roger resides in Bloomsburg, PA, where he enjoys spending time with his wife Barbara, children, and grandchildren.
Immediate Past President
Jeff Pastva, AIA, CPHC| AIA Philadelphia
Vice President of Development, Scannapieco Development Corporation
Jeffrey Pastva, AIA, CPHC is the Vice President of Development at real estate development firm Scannapieco Development Corporation. He has extensive experience designing housing, including affordable, student, and senior typologies for both single and multi-family projects.
He has served in volunteer roles at all levels of the AIA, having held leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels. In addition to his professional service he has volunteered for the Community Design Collaborative, his neighborhood RCO (SOSNA) and conducted profession portfolio seminars for students at Syracuse, NJIT, Drexel and Temple.
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University and has been a licensed Architect in PA since 2011.
Jamie Ober, AIA, LEED AP
Senior Designer, Senior Project Manager, Lenhardt Rodgers Architecture + Interior Design
Jamie is honored and excited to serve on the board of AIA Pennsylvania. Through nearly 20 years of professional experience, she has cultivated passions for design and the built environment as well as the principles of equity and advancement of the architectural profession. She looks forward to continuing to advocate for these issues as a member of the AIA PA board.
Jamie earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech where she developed an appreciation for material expression and the unlimited potential of digital design and BIM integration. She currently serves as a Senior Designer, Senior Project Manager for Lenhardt Rodgers Architecture + Interior Design where her work has included a range of major educational and institutional projects. Other work from her career include significant civic and commercial developments such as the relocation of the shrine of St. Katharine Drexel to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia and a 14-story housing development adjacent to Temple University.
Jamie has been energized by her involvement with many professional support and advancement endeavors. She carries a special interest in Equity Diversity and Inclusion issues and serves on both the EDI and Women in Architecture Committees for AIA Philadelphia as well as the EDI Committee for AIA Pennsylvania. She also serves on the AIA PA Strategic Council and is proud to be a LEED Accredited Professional.
By joining the AIA PA board, Jamie hopes to continue her work in advancing the profession of architecture and helping the local community of architects reach for and achieve their professional goals.
Michael Metzger, AIA, LEED AP| AIA Eastern Pennsylvania
Michael is a registered architect in the state of Pennsylvania and is a founding member of Alloy5. He has 25 years of experience in the profession and previously worked as an associate at Spillman Farmer Architects, where he helped design the iconic ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Michael is a past president of the Eastern PA Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and currently serves as a state director. He is an advocate for green buildings and earned accreditation in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Michael also serves on the facilities committee for his alma mater Bethlehem Catholic High School, where he was recently on the board of directors and previously coached volleyball.
Strategic Council Representative
Scott Compton, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Principal, Compton Insights
Scott is a Principal with Compton Insights, an architecture and planning firm focused on sustainable solutions to extend the lifecycle of existing buildings and campuses. He is also a Principal Architect with Amtrak, where he was tapped to help complete the Moynihan Train Hall in New York City and now manages major capital programs throughout the Wilmington, Delaware region with their Stations Design and facilities Group. Scott has over 30 years of experience in architectural design, systems integration, facilities management, and historic preservation.
A Citizen Architect, Scott currently serves as the Pennsylvania Representative to the AIA National Strategic Council where in 2021 he Co-Convened the Rural + Suburban Area of Study and participated in the Strategic Council Steering Committee. Scott was the 2019 and 2020 Chair of AIA National's Corporate Architects and Facility Managers Advisory Group (CAFM) where he served for six years. Scott has participated in Grassroots and SLGN conferences and currently sits on the States Government Network Advisory Group curating content for future Architects in Action conferences. Locally, Scott served as the 2018 President of AIA Pennsylvania, and continues serving as Co-Chair Emeritus of their Government Affairs Committee, and AIA Pennsylvania Director to the AIA Philadelphia Board.
AIA Central Pennsylvania Representative // Government Affairs Committee Co-Chair
Elysia Mikkelsen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Project Architect,, Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects
Elysia Mikkelsen, AIA, is a Project Architect at Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. She focuses on designing several of the firm’s LEED K-12 projects, working with clients to choose the best sustainable path forward. Prior to joining CRA she worked as an Intern Architect with EI Associates.
Elysia serves as a volunteer for the AIA at a local level on the Central PA board, representing Emerging Professionals from the region. She has also served on the AIA PA EPiC Committee since 2015 and is currently in her second year as AIA PA’s EPiC Chair. In addition to these professional service positions, Elysia spends time volunteering with the local ACE chapter of Cumberland County. She believes that mentorship is one of the most important aspects of the architecture profession—not only to create better well rounded emerging professionals, but to build dialogue on the future of the profession and how it can continue to grow and adapt.
Elysia received a Bachelor of Architecture from Philadelphia University (currently Thomas Jefferson University), with a minor in sustainability. She spends her time outside of work and professional activities traveling, hiking the AT, and practicing improv. Elysia thrives on meeting new people and experiencing new places; she believes architects must have a passion for and understanding of the people and places they design for.
AIA Bucks County Representative
Stephen Heinz, AIA
Stephen M. Heinz. AIA has held to his vision of the architect as a “Medieval Master Builder” since swinging a hammer at age 12. He earned a BA in Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and his professional degree at Cornell University. Already influenced by Louie Kahn, Ian Mc Harg, and Malcolm Wells from Penn, and confronting Rowe, Ungers, and Selligman at Cornell, his senior thesis reflected precarious and environmentally challenging sites and the use of natural materials for clustering traditional post and beam housing. It was thoroughly reviled, but he pressed on and remained undeterred in a commitment to conservative and innovative Architecture. While in Ithaca, he simultaneously ran a successful electrical contracting business, a design-build firm, an active BSA scout troop, coached youth soccer, and attended school while supporting a growing family. Moving back to his roots in the Philadelphia area, he practiced all sectors of architectural projects in prestigious local firms. After winning an international design competition in 1986, he started his own private practice. He continues to practice mainly in the Princeton-Philadelphia corridor serving developers, corporations, and individuals. His body of work focuses on sustainable, natural, environmentally responsible, efficient, and beautiful spaces for living, working, worshiping, learning, and celebrating. He has served as a leader in the Bucks County Chapter AIA since 1990 in almost every capacity. He still mentors youth in Scouting, (over 100 Eagle scouts), leads the local township HARB, coaches youth soccer, and is still trekking, skiing, sailing, building and Is laying stone for historic preservation. He continues his experiments in new building technologies, natural heating, cooling, seasonal lighting, geo-thermal storage and release, solar gain and conversion, interior and exterior wind movement and convection, material life cycles, and landscape design, and remains engaged and fascinated with the latest computer assisted design programs and animations.
AIA Central Pennsylvania Representative
Kyle Solyak, AIA, LEED AP
Director of Architecture, Tono Group
Kye Solyak, AIA, LEED AP is the Director, Architecture for TONO Group. A Lancaster, PA based design-build firm focused on integrated project delivery, with an architect lead approach to design and construction. Kyle Leads the firm’s day to day operations, its design staff, and the crossover integration from design to construction.
He has served on the AIA Central PA board of directors in numerous capacities, including chair of the Design and Expo committee, various Executive leadership roles, and as president in 2020. He continues to serve as the sections state representative, active in the government affairs committee and on AIA PA’s strategic council. Kyle holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Temple University and has been a licensed Architect in PA since 2016.
AIA Eastern Pennsylvania Representative
William Kraft, AIA
Principal, K-Bridge Development, Corp.
William D. Kraft, AIA 2020-2021 AIA Eastern PA State Representative As a Hospitality design and construction leader William has helped launch three hotel brands and directed the development and construction of more than 38 new construction hotels and countless major renovations nation wide. Volunteer work over the years has include local Zoning Board member, Chair of the Planning Commission, and Church Building Committee member. As part of an Architect lead nation wide corporate development program that opened 75 ground up block & plank hotels in three and one half years, from entitlements to selling rooms, William is a firm believe in a quality set of design documents to lower construction costs and speed construction. William founded K-Bridge Development, Corp. in 2003, consulting, building and renovating primarily hotels and restaurants.
AIA Middle Pennsylvania Representative
David Macharola, AIA, NCARB, CSI CDT
Owner and Principal Architect, David Macharola Architects
David Macharola, AIA, NCARB, CSI CDT has been in the architectural profession for over 25 years. His demonstrated areas of expertise include architectural design, production of construction documents and construction administration. His architectural experience includes building projects for new facilities and renovations of facilities for institutional, industrial, retail, office, parks, K-12 and higher education, religious, correctional and judicial, municipal and public safety. He is the principal architect and owner of David Macharola Architects in Hollidaysburg Pennsylvania and serves as President of the Middle Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects and serves on the Hollidaysburg PA Historic Architectural Review Board. He is married to Sandra Macharola and they have three children and six grand children.
AIA Philadelphia Representative
Robert Kelly AIA, IDSA, FAIA
| AIA Philadelphia
Robert Kelly, FAIA, IDSA, is an accomplished architect, designer, and recognized leader. Throughout his career he has amassed an extraordinarily broad and deep portfolio of projects each sharing an undercurrent of inventiveness, advocacy and public good.
Bob has been deeply committed to advancing the profession through Design and the AIA. He is on AIA Pennsylvania Board of Directors, representing Philadelphia as the Committee on Design Chair, and he is Chair of the AIA Pennsylvania Excellence in Design and Special Awards Program. He is a former President and Government Affairs Chair of AIA Pennsylvania and has served on a variety of AIA and other nonprofit boards, committees, and task forces at local, state, regional and national levels.
AIA Pittsburgh Representative
Anne Chen, AIA, LEED AP
Anne Chen, AIA, LEED AP, is a Principal with GBBN. She leads design efforts across the offices on a wide variety of projects including academic, workplace, cultural, multi-family residential, human services non-profit, and civic-based programs.
Obsessed with anticipating the future and learning from the past to optimize the present, Anne is inspired by resourceful and imaginative pioneers, from Jonas Salk to Madeleine L’Engel to Malcolm Gladwell.
Anne is on the Advisory Board of Penn State's Stuckeman School. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Carnegie Museum of Art and on the City of Pittsburgh's Contextual Design Advisory Panel. She received her Masters in Architecture from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Princeton University.
AIA Pittsburgh Representative
Ken Doyno, AIA LEED AP
Senior Principal, President Rothschild Doyno Collaborative
Ken Doyno is President of Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, an architecture and urban design firm focused on creating meaningful design solutions using collaborative processes with clients and communities. Ken provides leadership in how architecture, community planning, and property development simultaneously increases economic, social, and physical value of our communities. Ken advances projects and innovation by aligning and challenging people to create shared visions that connects and serve clients while making the world a better place.
In addition to thirty-three years of professional practice, Ken has advanced regional change through participation in civic, academic, and cultural activities. Ken recently initiated and now co-chairs the AIA – PA Housing and Community Development sub-committee of the Government Affair Committee. Ken worked extensively with Dr. Mindy Fullilove in developing the book Urban Alchemy; Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities. Ken served as an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University for multiple years in the fifth year architecture “Urban Lab” studio and the first year architecture studio. .
Ken also regularly leads Community Vision programs for Leadership Pittsburgh and serves on the Board for the Saturday Light Brigade which is internationally recognized for using radio and audio to amplify, and share ideas and stories. Prior community work includes chairing the Design Center of Pittsburgh, advisory board member for Chatham University’s Landscape Architecture program, and advisory board member of the Remaking Cities Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
AIA Pittsburgh Representative
Eric Booth, AIA
President, Desmone Architects
As President of Desmone, an architecture and interior design firm with offices in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Eric Booth strategizes, innovates and implements through all facets of the company. Eric strives to elevate the perception of the architecture profession by structuring the design process around the fundamental reason a building is constructed: to serve people. This conviction is evident as Eric led the Desmone team to pioneer the design and construction of a 25,000 SF office addition, Pittsburgh’s first WELL Gold certified office space.
After graduating from Cornell University, Eric became a Partner of a large architecture and engineering firm in Maryland. After relocating to Pittsburgh in 2008, he became one of the first new Principals at Desmone in over 50 years, facilitated strategic plans, and managed the day-to-day operations prior to becoming President. Over the last 13 years, Eric has tripled the staff and expanded the partnership base to an additional 5 partners while investing in principles that diversify the firm.
For over 20 years, Eric has served the AIA through a multitude of tactical and leadership initiatives. He served on the board of AIA Chesapeake Bay and held the positions of Communications Committee Chair, Treasurer and President. He also served on the boards of AIA Maryland and AIA Pittsburgh and was a Mid-Atlantic Regional Council representative. In Pittsburgh, Eric is dedicated to economic and community development through active positions such as the City of Pittsburgh Contextual Design Advisory Panel (CDAP), Construction Legislative Council of Western PA, Northside Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, and the East Allegheny Community Council.
Eric resides with his wife and son in the historic Deutschtown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, where he designed and constructed his own rowhome.
AIA Pittsburgh Representative
Quintin Kittle, AIA
Throughout his 30+ year career in Architecture, Quintin Kittle has distinguished himself as an effective leader, an inspiring mentor, and a tireless advocate for the profession.
Quintin has always relished his role in molding and developing the next generation of leaders in Architecture. Throughout his career he has mentored younger associates and has developed a strong network of fellow architects and constructors. With experience in managing all phases of architectural projects from pre-design to construction documentation, Quintin has passed on his knowledge through presentations on practice management, and the built environment. When he started his own practice, Quintin actively recruited, trained, and developed emerging professionals while also encouraging these associates to become involved in AIA early in their careers.
Quintin is a well-rounded architecture professional who has developed a distinct expertise in project and practice management. In 2011 he founded qkArchitecture where he focuses on commercial, retail, and residential projects and has developed a specialization in adaptive reuse projects or all types and scales.
Quintin is particularly proud of his association with AIA and has used his various roles to advocate for the profession. He currently holds AIA Pittsburgh AIA Pennsylvania Board Member positions, serves as Chair of the AIA Pittsburgh Advocacy Committee, and is a member of the AIA PA Governmental Affairs Committee.
Quintin, a proud Navy veteran, lives in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife Ellen and their two children. He attended [current National Champion] Louisiana State University and is licensed to practice architecture in Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia. Quintin is optimistic about the future of Architecture in the Commonwealth and is committed to promoting and supporting the AIA’s programs and platforms.
Young Architects Representative (YAR)
Anastasia Markiw, AIA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate| AIA Pittsburgh
Project Architect, DesignGroup
Anastasia Markiw is a Project Architect for DesignGroup and with a primary focus on healthcare architecture, she strives to design spaces that provide inspiration to work, live, learn, and heal. Anastasia studied architecture at Kent State University and graduated with her bachelor's and master's degrees. Anastasia offers an innovative perspective to her position as a Project Architect after completing a second Masters in Health Care Design at one of the few post-professional programs in the country. Currently, Anastasia is a member of the American Institute of Architects/Academy of Architecture for Health Pittsburgh Chapter, the leadership team of Women+ in Design, and was Chair of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Young Architect Forum in 2020, a subcommittee of the AIA Pittsburgh. She has strengthened her leadership skills by completing the AIA Pittsburgh’s Foundation of Architecture Leadership Institute for Emerging Professionals. In her spare time, Anastasia serves as an executive board member and lighting designer of a regional dance company and has won awards for lighting designs for musical productions at local academic institutions. She volunteers within her community and earned the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award. Anastasia is excited to serve as the Pennsylvania Young Architect Regional Director and work with the passionate and creative emerging professionals to develop opportunities for growth, engagement, and change for fellow young architects.
State Associate Director (SAD)
Betty Hackney, Assoc. AIA| AIA Philadelphia
Principal/Co-Founder, AT-AT Design
Betty's academic and professional architecture background has led her to pursuing marketing and branding within the AEC industry. With over 10 years of experience, she brings an invaluable skill set and institutional knowledge of the AEC vertical to her own firm, AT • AT Design. Betty also serves as an Adjunct Professor who teaches digital representation courses and design studio, while sitting on the AIA Pennsylvania Board in addition to being the Chair of the AIA Pennsylvania Outreach Committee. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Temple University and a Master of Architecture II from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
NCARB Licensing Advisor
Kathryn Doyle, AIA, NCARB, CDT| AIA Northeastern Pennsylvania
Project Architect, HUNT Engineers, Architects & Surveyors
Kathryn is a graduate of Penn State University's Stuckeman School where she obtained her Professional Masters of Architecture degree. This was following her undergraduate degree at the Boston Architectural College where she participated in a cooperative learning environment and gained valuable on the job training while pursuing her degree. Having now obtained her license in both PA and NY, Kathryn is a Project Architect at HUNT Engineers Architects and Land Surveyors where she has been working since 2017. Kathryn also serves on her local AIA chapter board in Northeast PA where she has enjoyed connecting with the architectural community in NEPA. Her passions lie in her efforts to guide and help emerging professionals through their licensure journey. Being a student who moved into the architecture profession with little previous knowledge of the field, she was grateful for the mentors she encountered along the way and believes that those relationships are key to her success today. Her goal is to continue to expand mentorship networks and opportunities for emerging professionals throughout the state.
AIA National College of Fellows Representative
Frank Dittenhafer, AIA, II| AIA Central Pennsylvania
President, Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects
Frank E. Dittenhafer II, FAIA, LEED AP co-founded Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects in 1985. As President he is responsible for the design and management of the firm’s projects – focused on adaptive reuse, historic preservation, higher education, urban housing, interiors, and planning. Under Frank’s leadership, the firm’s design excellence has been recognized every year since 1993 by American Institute of Architects chapters and includes over 225 AIA design, historic preservation, and craftsmanship awards.
After receiving a B.S. in Architecture and graduating with honors from The Pennsylvania State University, Dittenhafer attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a Master of Architecture. While at Penn, he received the E. Lewis Dales Traveling Fellowship and the Arthur Spayd Brooke Bronze Medal for Design. Dittenhafer was inducted into the AIA College of Fellows in 2007 in San Antonio at an investiture ceremony at the Alamo for his Design Excellence accomplishments. At the event, AIA jury members shared that Dittenhafer, “through highly imaginative but rooted and contextually sensitive design, has significantly enriched the urban and architectural character of Central Pennsylvania and the surrounding region.”
Mr. Dittenhafer is President of The Penn State College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Society. He is also serves on Boards of the YMCA of York and York County, York Central Market, Capitol Preservation Committee, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, Charles Street Development Corporation, Penn State University York Campus, and is Board Chair of Susquehanna Natural Heritage Area. Mr. Dittenhafer is a past president of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and past board member of AIA Pennsylvania.
AIA National Small Firm Exchange (SFx) Board Member
Christian Jordan, AIA| AIA Philadelphia
Principal, PJA Architecture
Christian Jordan is an architect practicing in Philadelphia, PA. As a principal at PJA Architecture, founded in 1993 by his father, Phillip, he continues to be a tireless advocate for emerging architects and the profession. Having graduated from Jefferson University with a B.Arch in 2005, he has been an adjunct at the university’s College of Architecture since 2006. He is currently teaching a course on the professional practice of architecture. In 2017, he was awarded AIA Pennsylvania’s Emerging Professional award. In 2018, he concluded a 3-year term as the AIA Young Architect Regional Director for Pennsylvania, during which time he established the EPiC Firm Recognition award which recognizes architecture firms in Pennsylvania that meet criteria demonstrating an effort to support emerging professionals within the firm and in architecture. He is managing partner of the JAMB Collective which aims to provide small architecture and interior design firms with the resources to Stay Nimble, Act Big, and Do Good. In 2020, he was inducted into the Carpenter’s Company of Philadelphia, becoming member 949 in the Company’s 300-year history. He is passionate about paying it forward within the profession and especially enjoys conversations surrounding the future of the practice and technology. Most recently, Christian was recognized by Building Design + Construction Network as part of its 40 Under 40 class of 2020.
Stephen Swarney, JD
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Director of Legislative Affairs
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Anthony S. Potter
Principal, Offit Kurman
Mr. Potter is a Principal attorney in the Offit Kurman Construction Law Practice Group and is a resident of the firm’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Office. Mr. Potter focuses his practice on counseling architects, engineers, design-build entities, owners and other businesses involved in construction contracting, commercial and construction litigation, administrative law, and professional licensing matters.
Mr. Potter serves as general counsel to AIA Pennsylvania, special counsel to the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Penn State Harrisburg Advisory Board for the Structural Design & Construction Engineering Technology and Civil Engineering Programs. He frequently provides seminars and lecturers at national, regional and statewide forums on topics including construction contract documents, construction delivery methods, design and construction errors and omissions, risk management, construction and project management, construction litigation and design professional ethics.
Director of Communications
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Membership and Marketing Coordinator
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Richard J. Davies, Hon. AIA
Rich Davies, Hon. AIA| Legal Counsel to AIA Philadelphia
Partner, Milber, Makris, Plousadis, Seiden
Mr. Davies' practice focuses on the representation of engineers, architects, and other design professionals, as well as scientists and designers/manufacturers of complex products. He regularly acts as their consultant and advocate, particularly in respect to risk management, by negotiating their contracts, addressing potential claims on projects, and regularly defending them in actions and proceedings initiated against them. For example, Mr. Davies regularly handles cases involving: errors and omissions affecting structural, mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems, as well as accessibility (claimed violations of ADA, FHA, state or local accessibility requirements) in industrial, commercial and residential buildings; schedule impact (e.g. delay, acceleration and inefficiency) and extras claims; licensing prosecutions; and serious personal injury/wrongful death claims arising from construction projects.
Mr. Davies is a frequent lecturer on professional liability issues for engineers and architects and other design professionals addressing issues relating to: licensing, contract negotiations, code requirements and design standards, copyright, and litigation avoidance. He serves as counsel to the AIA Philadelphia Chapter, and is the Chairman of the Board for the Board of the Center for Architecture. He is also a member of the ACEC Legal Counsel Forum, a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance ("CLM"), and a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Mr. Davies is also a Contributing Author to the Pennsylvania section of the Cumulative Supplement of the State-By-State Guide to Design and Construction Contracts and Claims (Second Edition) published by Wolters Kluwer.wrongful death claims arising from construction projects.
Michael J. Cremonese
Michael J. Cremonese| Ex-officio Member of AIA Pittsburgh's Board of Directors
Member, Burke Cromer Cremonese
Mr. Cremonese focuses his practices on construction law, professional liability and business law. His clients include architects, engineers and design-builders throughout all phases of the design and building, as well as real estate owners and developers and those in the energy and logistics industries.
His experience includes mediation, arbitration and litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as advising and representing his clients in contract negotiations, risk management strategies, and business matters.
Mr. Cremonese presents extensively to architect and engineer groups on a variety of topics, including drafting and negotiating contracts, legal risks and risk management, integrated project delivery, designer-led design-build, ethics, and ownership transitions.
He is an ex-officio member of AIA Pittsburgh's Board of Directors.
Outside of practicing law, Mr. Cremonese enjoys golfing, swimming, baseball and the culinary arts.