Executive Committee

 

 

 

 


PRESIDENT
Stefanie Comeau, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C // CBT Architects

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Fun, Passionate, Hard working
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Celine Dion
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To make a difference by helping others in need.


 

 



PRESIDENT ELECT

Meaghan Kennedy, IIDA // Bergmeyer

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Independent, Inventive, Curious
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Oprah, so I could announce anyone’s name and they’d automatically feel important. Plus, she looks to give some restorative hugs.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Fill up a passport!

 

 

 

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Matthew Hyatt, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C // Bergmeyer

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Type A Wannabe
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Paul Lewandowski, because I’m tired of living vicariously through his Facebook posts.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Completing the final 2% of everything I’ve started but not truly finished because I didn’t want it to end.

VICE PRESIDENTS

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVOCACY
Aimee Schefano, Associate IIDA // Symmes Maini & McKee Associates

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Social, Grounded, A Forever Learner
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Anthony Bourdain because he gets to do my two favorite things – travel and eat great food, on a daily basis.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? I’d like to see all the Wonders of the World.

VICE PRESIDENT OF CHAPTER EVENTS
Mai Nguyen, Industry IIDA // Spinneybeck/Filzfelt

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Impatient, Passionate, Bold
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? My parents – I think it would be incredibly humbling to see life through the eyes of immigrants uprooting their lives and everything they know in the hopes of finding a better future. 
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? As a former designer turned sales rep, I really miss seeing the end result or final product — so I’m always thinking about my potential side-hustle where I can unleash my creative juices into something that is yet to be determined…  #makersgonnamake

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATION
Brittany Kane, IIDA // Colwen Design-XSS Hotels

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Planner, Compassionate, and Adventure-seeker
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Bjarke Ingels because I’d like the opportunity to work on projects that push the envelope and engage others in an unexpected way..
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Finish a half-ironman…and maybe someday…a full ironman

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF HARTFORD CITY CENTER
Amanda Cleveland, IIDA // Silver/Petrucelli + Associates

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Loyal, Honest, creative
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Robin Williams. I would love to be able to make a room full of people laugh.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To have legs like the girl from the T-mobile commercial


VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP
Lisa DesJardins, Industry IIDA // Teknion, LLC

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… I asked my mother, my sister and my best friend to pick one word to describe me and this is what they said compassionate, trustworthy, spirited
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? I would trade places with a Doctor to participate in Doctors Without Borders in Puerto Rico. One caveat would be to bring along my two boys and my husband. First, to provide relief for this physician and for my family to experience a dramatically different part of the world in need doing something we have never experienced to make an impact.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Raise my boys to be independent, honest, happy, good people.

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PHILANTHROPY
Anna Dockery, IIDA // Unispace

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Decisive, Honest, Mom
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Lady Gaga, to be able to be creative while lifting up and giving so many people strength and being fierce all at the same time.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To encourage as many people as possible to push themselves beyond the limits their mind sets for them.

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Nico Flannery-Pitcher, IIDA // Lavallee Brensinger Architects

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…creative, pragmatic, compassionate, quirky...oops, that's more than 3...guess you can add talkative too.
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema Chodron, to gain insight on how to fully practice peace and loving kindness towards myself and the world around me.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Travel to New Zealand. My husband and I talked about going there on our first date over a decade ago. We keep talking about it but things keep getting in the way. Need to make it a priority!

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROVIDENCE CITY CENTER
Jennifer Hanson, Industry IIDA // Momentum Group

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…passionate, jovial, genuine
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Coco Chanel - I could get used to living in the Ritz Paris and love my "little black dress"!
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To stay in an overwater bungalow.

VICE PRESIDENT OF SPONSORSHIP
Kara Hanson, IIDA // Gensler

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… 
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? 
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime?

VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Teagan Jeffords, Associate IIDA // Peabody Office

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Not. Enough. Words.
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? My mother. I am positive she has superhuman powers.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Spend a full year traveling abroad.