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AIA Florida involves members in a statewide proactive, organized, unified effort to benefit the profession. AIA Florida is a united association of architects who lead the shapping of Florida's future. The state association is headed by a 22-person board of directors representing the 13 chapters in Florida, a staff of seven professional executives and staff support personnel keeps the organization operating and responding to member needs.

Vision: AIA Florida members are the steward of communities and resources through the power of architecture.

AIA Florida believes in...

  • Impact - making­ a societal difference through architectural excellence
  • Leadership -­ building trust through collaboration and participation
  • Integrity - doing the right thing for the right reason
  • Ethics - maintaining the highest standard of professionalism
  • Service - creating a legacy of selflessness in the community
  • Innovation - cultivating a culture of forward thinking
  • Stewardship - nurturing that which has been entrusted to us

Board of Directors

Joyce Owens AIA, RIBA
Architecture Joyce Owens
2281 Main St
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Phone: 239-425-5773
AIA Florida Southwest

Term: 2017

Kim Headland AIA
First Vice President
Wilder Architecture, Inc.
1001 24th Avenue East
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813-242-6677
AIA Tampa Bay
Term: 2017

J.J. Scott AIA
MLD Architects, LLC
211 John Knox Rd Ste 105
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: 850-385-9200
AIA Tallahassee

Term: 2017 - 2018

Virgilio Campaneria AIA
Vice President
Gurri Matute, PA
5001 SW 74 Court Suite 208
Miami, FL 33155
Phone: (305) 661-0069
AIA Miami

Term: 2016 - 2017

Patrick E. Hoy AIA
Vice President
Hoy + Stark Architects
1350 Market Street Suite 209
Tallahassee, FL 32312
Phone: 850-893-5871
AIA Tallahassee

Term: 2017 -2018

David Hugglestone AIA
Vice President
City of St. Petersburg
Phone: 727-893-7861
AIA Tampa Bay

Term: 2016-2017

Stephen Panzarino AIA
Vice President
HDR Architecture, Inc.
5426 Bay Center Dr Ste 400
Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: (813)282-5305
AIA Florida Gulf Coast
Term: 2017-2018

Trevor Boyle Assoc. AIA
Associate Director at Large
HuntonBrady Architects
800 N. Magnolia Ave, Suite 600
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 407-666-7636
AIA Orlando
Term: 2017-2018

Linaea Floden Assoc. AIA
Associate Director at Large
Gresham, Smith and Partners
302 Knights Run Ave, Suite 900
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 509-855-6588
AIA Tampa Bay
Term: 2016-2017

Joseph Garcia AIA
State Director
University of Florida
245 Gale Lemerand Dr
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 273-4009
AIA Gainesville

Term: 2016-2017

David Godwin AIA
State Director
204 Freddie Street
Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
Phone: 321-779-0006
AIA Space Coast

Term: 2016-2017

Erika J. Hagan AIA
State Director
Hoy + Stark Architects
1350 Market Street Suite 209
Tallahassee, FL 32312
Phone: 850-893-5971
AIA Tallahassee

Term: 2017-2018

Lisa H. Hess AIA
State Director
Strays and Grays, Inc.
PO Box 502
Sarasota, FL 34320-0052
Phone: 703-856-5378
AIA Florida Gulf Coast

Term: 2017

Tony Lamell AIA
State Director
2900 Hartley Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone: 904-899-9355
AIA Jacksonville

Term: 2016-2017

Raul Ocampo AIA
State Director
4046 SW 42nd Ave
Palm City, FL 34990
Phone: 772-286-9004
AIA Treasure Coast
Term: 2017-2018 ­ ­­­­

Tyler F. Patak AIA
State Director
Parker/Mudgett/Smith Architects, Inc.
2136 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: 239-332-1171
AIA Florida Southwest

Term: 2017-2018

Rick Slazyk AIA
State Director
Arcwerks Incorporated
21011 Johnson St Ste 108
Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
Phone: (954) 432-8181
AIA Fort Lauderdale
Term: 2017-2018

Ignacio J. Reyes AIA
State Director
Leo A Daly
1400 Centrepark Blvd Ste 500
West Palm Beach, FL 0
Phone: (561)688-2111
AIA Palm Beach
Term: 2016-2017

Lourdes Solera FAIA
State Director
MC Harry & Associates
2780 SW 37 Ave Suite 302
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-445-3765
AIA Miami
Term: 2016-2017

David Stone AIA
State Director
Phil Kean Designs
1718 Prospect Ave
Orlando, FL 32814
Phone: (205)902-6967
AIA Orlando

Term: 2017-2018

Kelly Wieczorek AIA
State Director
Bay Design Associates Architects
720 Bayfront Parkway Suite 200
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-432-0706
AIA Florida Northwest
Term: 2016-2017

Larry Wilder AIA
State Director
Wilder Architecture, Inc.
1315 E 7th Ave Ste 106
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813-831-2446
AIA Tampa Bay
Term: 2017-2018

­Upcoming Meetings

January 25, 2017 - Tallahassee, FL

April 7, 2017 - Captiva, FL

July 27, 2016 - Naples Grande, Naples, FL

October 6, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

2017 Strategic Council

Strategic Council shall be to advance the profession of architecture by informing the Board of important professional issues and opportunities. It shall have the following responsibilities

  1. Identify issues and opportunities for the Association’s consideration;
  2. Conduct a rigorous process to survey the profession and the environment to identify conditions, opportunities and threats in order to help guide the Association’s planning process;
  3. Develop and recommend public positions on behalf of the Association for consideration and potential action by the Board;
  4. Propose for Board approval, such committees, ad hoc workgroups and task forces as it deems appropriate to advance the Association’s purpose.

2017 Committees and Task Forces

Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

List of Full Committee

Stephen Panzarino, AIA - Chair

Legislative Team - Members of this committee are asked to respond, sometimes at short notice, to develop AIA Florida position statements, white papers, or research on issues as they arise during the Legislative Session.

Florida Building Code/Building Officials of Florida Joint Task Force - Members of the FBC Task Force monitor the changes and proposals made to the Florida Building Code as well as work with the Florida Building Commission and the Building Officials of Florida (BOAF) to make sure changes made are in the best interest of everyone involved.

BOAID Liaison Team - Members of this team are requested to attend BOAID meetings to monitor the progress and decisions made by the board. Mileage is funded per the AIA Florida reimbursement policy.

Strengthen the Voice - It is the goal of this Committee to strengthen the voice of architects on legislative and regulatory issues.

Codes and Standards Technical Advisory Council - Recommend and assist in the creation and the review of AIA Florida positions on building and regulatory codes.

Communications & Public Relations

David Hugglestone, AIA - Chair

Member Recognition - Members involved in this committee oversee and participate in the Honor & Design Awards program. (Chaired by Andrew M. Hayes, AIA, AIA Florida Immediate Past President)

Component Excellence Award Program - It is the goal for the 13 local AIA Florida components to be recognized for the great work they are accomplishing year after year.

Florida/Caribbean Architect magazine - Members of this committee help the editorial staff by encouraging other members to submit articles for the magazine, and developing editorial content. Members will write (or encourage others to write) editorials to be submitted to statewide media for printing in newspapers, journals and other publications.

Public Relations - Members of this committee will be responsible for generating/developing positive relationships with Florida communities and media. It may also include editorial board meetings, meetings with local media representatives to become the trusted advisor on architecture and architecture related issues. .

Membership & Components

Virgil Campaneria, AIA - Chair

Component Members Support: Recruitment, Retention, and Associates - Members will be responsible for reaching out to non-members within geographic regions to encourage membership as well as communicating with members and associates to retain members within the state. Resources for this committee will be provided by AIA Florida.

List of Full Committee



Professional Development Committee

Pat Hoy, AIA - Chair

List of Full Committee
Member Education­- Members of this committee assist in the content development for the AIA Florida annual convention, seminars and online programs.


Empower and Engage the Emerging Professionals – position the Jacob Leadership institute (JLI) as the go to resource for new/up and coming architects.


Increase member value and stimulate membership growth and diversity – create a stronger professional, career path and market the value of licensure, increase awareness of AIA resources that affect professional prosperity, evolve and modernize professional development and CE opportunities.


Architect Practice Enhancement – Develop survey to determine the needs and goals of Emerging Professionals and Young Architects, promote available grants and scholarships for leadership events such as Grassroots and Advocacy days, encourage participation in leadership positions at the state and national levels.


Explore, educate and promote international opportunities - create a center for international practice through the development of cultural training programs, educate members on the legalities and best practices of international business.


Bylaws and Rules

CLICK HERE to view the AIA Florida Rules.

CLICK HERE to view the AIA Florida Conflict of Interest policy.

CLICK HERE for a complete copy of the AIA Florida Bylaws.



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