Our Mission

The Branch elevates awareness of the transformative power of architecture and design.

Our Vision

We envision a society that appreciates, supports, and embraces exemplary architecture and design … past, present, and future.

Board of Trustees:

Laura B. Cameron, Chair
John H. Crouse, AIA, LEED BD+C, Chair-Elect
Samuel W. Daniel, Vice Chair
Walter M. Dotts, III, Secretary
James T. Alexander IV, Treasurer
William S. Talley, AIA, LEED AP, Immediate Past-Chair

Robert A. Boynton, FAIA, Trustee
Sally Brown, Trustee
Stephen A. (Kip) Caudle, Trustee
Stephen A. Coor, Hon. AIAVA, CSI, CMI, Trustee
Meril Gerstenmaier, Trustee
Kathleen S. Kilpatrick, Trustee
Marc B. Moyers, CPA, Trustee
Kathryn Tyler Prigmore, FAIA, NOMA, Trustee
Joseph H. Seipel, Dean Emeritus, VCU School of the Arts, Trustee
Robert A. Steele, FAIA, Trustee


Executive Director: Penelope C. Fletcher
Event Director: Kathleen Bagenstose
Development and Membership Manager: Chelsea Kashani
Preservation Manager: Leslie Naranjo
Visitor and Tenant Services Manager: Manon Loustaunau

All other inquiries can be directed to our Front Desk