AIA|DC Staff

Mary Fitch, AICP, Hon. AIA 
Executive Director
202.347.9403 x 2001

  • Executive Director of AIA|DC and WAF
  • Publisher of ArchitectureDC Magazine
  • Membership
  • Complaint Department

 Katie Spencer
Director, Professional Education
202.347.9403 x 2004

  • Director of professional education, lectures, tours, workshops, and DesignDC
  • Oversees all awards programs and competitions
  • Collaborates with committees to offer relevant and engaging professional development for members

Ivan Jerome
Operations Manager

  • Oversees day-to-day operations of the District Architecture Center
  • Ensures that all Chapter and Foundation initiatives are run in a professional and cost-effective manner
  • Assists the Executive Director with financial planning and bookkeeping 

Heidi Sohng
Youth Programs Manager

  • Oversees all youth programming at the District Architecture, including Family Workshops, Architecture in the Schools, Summer Camp, and Design Like a Girl

Molly Ford
Exhibition and Programs Coordinator

  • Coordinates all exhibitions at the District Architecture Center
  • Organizes exhibition programming, including educational public programs for all ages
  • Carries out gallery management, including maintaining the organization of each exhibition, and performing gallery maintenance

Marian Knotts
Education and Engagement Coordinator

photo of Jody Cranford

Jody Cranford
Advertising, Event, and Sponsorship Consultant

  • Connects Suppliers and Consultants with the AIA|DC Architectural Community
  • Advertising Consultant for ArchitectureDC, AIA|DC News and E-News
  • Annual Partnership and Event Sponsorship Consulting