Purpose and Goals

The AIA Palm Beach Foundation for Architecture, Inc. establishes and funds educational programs and scholarships for emerging professionals in Palm Beach County, and sponsors activities to positively influence and advance the public’s understanding of the value of architecture in our community. The Foundation is also raising funds for "Legacy 2020," a program designed to purchase, construct, lease, or rent a building to house architectural exhibitions, meetings, retail, educational and/or office spaces by 2022 to support the Foundation’s purpose.  There are three levels of financial support:

  • Friends of the Foundation
  • Sustaining Membership
  • Honorary Membership
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AIA Palm Beach Foundation for Architecture
Board of Directors

  • PRESIDENT, David Erik Chase, AIA, NCARB, LEED®GA
  • SECRETARY, Jess Sowards, AIA, NCARB, LEED®GA
  • TRUSTEE, John Kronawitter, AIA, NCARB
  • TREASURER, Tiery Boykin, AIA
  • TRUSTEE, Denise A. Bas-Arzuaga, AIA, LEED®GA BD+C
  • TRUSTEE, Xavier Salas, AIA, NCARB, LEED®AP
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    PRESIDENT 2021
    David Erik Chase, AIA
    NCARB, LEED®GA
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    TREASURER 2021-2022
    Tiery Boykin, AIA
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    SECRETARY 2012-2022
    Jess Sowards, AIA
    NCARB, LEED®AP
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    TRUSTEE 2021-2022
    Denise A. Bas-Arzuaga AIA
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    TRUSTEE 2021-2022
    John Kronawitter, AIA
    NCARB
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    TRUSTEE 2021
    Xavier Salas, AIA
    NCARB, LEED®AP