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, Treasurer
Samuel W. Daniel, Vice Chair
Walter M. Dotts, III, Secretary
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
Robert A. Steele, FAIA, Trustee

Advisory Council:

William Greer
Bruce Kay
Thomas A. Lisk
Calder Loth
Vernon Mays
Will G. Payne, AIA
Jacquelyn Pogue
Joe Seipel
Evelina M. Scott, AIA
Edwin Slipek, Jr.
Curtis H. Straub
Julie W. Weissend, LEED AP
Fran Zehmer
John Zeugner


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