The Connecticut American Institute of Architects Announces the 2019 Board of Directors

For Immediate Release
Contact: Gina Calabro
Executive Director, AIA Connecticut
gcalabro@aiact.org  203-865-2195

(New Haven, CT, January 3, 2019) The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) announces the newly elected Officers for 2019 and the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors.

The 2019 Officers elected for a one-year term:

Glenn Gollenberg, AIA, The SLAM Collaborative, Glastonbury, President

Glenn is a Principal at The SLAM Collaborative, joining SLAM in 1994.  He is a gubernatorial appointee on the School Building Projects Advisory Council tasked with conducting studies, research, and analysis and making recommendations for improvements to school building projects. Glenn has participated in the High-Performance Schools Initiative for the Connecticut Green Building Council and contributed to the discussion on school safety through testimony to the Governor’s Commission on Sandy Hook. Glenn sits on the Board of Directors for Achieve Hartford! And the Connecticut Architecture Foundation. He is active in many local community efforts and sponsorships including Town facilities Committees, the Hartford Job Fair and Caring Neighbor Program.

George McGoldrick, AIA, George McGoldrick AIA, LLC, Meriden, Vice President
George McGoldrick has a diverse range of professional experience that includes successful as a sole practitioner, previous employment in two Connecticut architectural firms, and sits on the board of directors for the Connecticut Architecture Foundation.  He has served as the Executive Director of a municipal redevelopment agency with particular responsibility for the construction phase of the project and employment in state and university administration in Wisconsin prior to pursuing a career in architecture. As a successful business and community leader, he has combined a career in architecture with public service as an elected local official.

Angela Cahill, AIA, LEED AP, QA+ M Architecture, Farmington, Secretary
Angela Cahill is an associate architect with Quisenberry Arcari Malik, LLC (QA+M Architecture).  Cahill has a distinguished 20-year career in architecture, and has worked on dozens of large, complex projects. For many years, Angela served as an adjunct professor and is currently a visiting critic of architectural design at the University of Hartford. She also serves on the AIA CT School Construction Coalition and in 2017, she received a gubernatorial appointment to the State of Connecticut Architectural Licensing Board. She is a registered architect in Conn., R.I., Mass. and ME.

Randall Anway, AIA, LEED AP, New Tapestry, LLC, Old Lyme, Treasurer
Randall Anway specializes in design research and is inspired by natural patterns and systems.  He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut.   His Accreditations include Certified Biomimicry Specialist, LEED AP, and Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. Randall’s experience includes building systems research for the Army Corps of Engineers and facility information management at Xerox Corporation, as well as high-end residential design.  His research and design experience spans from software simulation to historical building materials and residential, commercial and institutional projects.

Joining the Board of Directors for a three-year term are Michael Ayles, FAIA of Antinozzi Associates, Paolo Campos, AIA of Patriquin Architects, Catherine Ellithorpe, AIA The SLAM Collaborative.  Karl Hennig, Associate AIA, Apicella + Bunton Architects LLC will serve a one-year term.

Michael Ayles, FAIA. NCARB, Antinozzi Associates, PC, Bridgeport
F. Michael Ayles, FAIA, NCARB is Principal of Business Development at Antinozzi Associates in Bridgeport, CT and is responsible for the firm’s business development strategies and human resource efforts. With the firm since 1994, he held the roles of project architect, project manager, and Director of Operations before entering the world of marketing. Mike has served many years as a national leader with the AIA, most recently as Chair of the Center for Civic Leadership, presenting topics at numerous regional/national conferences ranging from A/E/C business development to leadership education. As a member of the NCARB, Mike serves as Connecticut’s Architect Licensing Advisor. As a volunteer, Michael is involved with the ACE Mentor Program, SMPS, Connecticut Building Congress, Construction Institute, and his hometown as an elected official on the Board of Finance. He was elevated to AIA Fellowship in 2017.

Paolo Campos, AIA, NOMA. NCARB, Patriquin Architects, New Haven
Paolo Campos is an Associate Principal at Patriquin Architects in New Haven, where he plays an integral part of the firm’s design strategy, business development, and outreach efforts. In his 15+ year career in Connecticut, he has worked on a diverse portfolio of project types, sizes, and clientele, ranging from small private elementary schools, affordable housing, to college campus planning and construction. Adept at both design leadership and effective project management, his primary focus is managing Patriquin Architects’ educational and community projects, fostering communications and team-building between project stakeholders from early predesign through regulatory approvals and construction. Paolo holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Architecture from Yale University. Paolo is licensed in the state of Connecticut, is NCARB certified, and is a member of NOMA, USGBC and AIA CT where he serves as Co-Chair on the Building Performance and Regulations Committee.

Catherine Ellithorpe, AIA, The SLAM Collaborative, Glastonbury
Catherine Ellithorpe is an associate principal and leader of the firm’s Corporate Architectural Studio. With the firm since 1988, she guides the comprehensive programming, development and documentation of many projects, with expertise in interior architecture and design, detail development, specifications, and coordination of consultant services. She works closely with the client and organizes team architects, engineers, and consultants to provide comprehensive solutions specifically tailored to the client’s needs. She is a Past President and member of the Board of Directors and Programs Committee for the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) and is actively involved with the Construction Institute, the Professional Women in Construction (PWC) and is a Permanent Building Commission board member in the Town of Suffield.

Karl Hennig, Associate AIA, Apicella + Bunton Architects, LLC, New Haven
Karl is a designer at Pickard Chilton in New Haven, CT. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kentucky and Master of Architecture from Iowa State University where he was an Alan Kimball Book Award recipient. Karl previously served as the New Haven Chapter ACE Mentor Program Thursday team co-leader and board member, and currently is a member of the AIA CT Committee on the Environment.

Joseph Bergin, AIA, TLB Architecture, LLC, Chester, John Butkus, AIA, Arcadis, Hartford, Linda C. Reeder, FAIA, Linda Reeder Architecture, LLC, New Haven, Kermit D. Thompson, FAIA Emeritus, DAS, Hartford, and Susan Wyeth, AIA, Centerbrook Architects and Planners, Centerbrook, will continue to fulfill their terms as Directors of the Board.  Arthur Sanders, AIA of Hoffmann Architects, Hamden, remains on the board as Past President.

About AIA Connecticut:

AIA Connecticut, a statewide chapter of the American Institute of Architects, serves the architectural profession, encourages design excellence, and works to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments. Members commit themselves to the highest standards of practice and code of ethics that addresses responsibilities to the public, clients, the building industry, and the art and science of architecture.

AIA Connecticut serves as a resource to architects and the public. Its membership of over 1,500 is comprised of architects, associates working towards licensure, students, and professionals in affiliated fields.

For more information, visit AIA Connecticut’s website at www.aiact.org