Emerging Professionals

Young Architects Forum (YAF)

Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and fellowship among architects who have been licensed ten years or less
Thomas Berry, AIA
Redline Design Group
Marcus Thomas, AIA
KEi Architects
Board Director
Zachary Schultz, AIA


Engages interns who are at various stages of their IDP/ARE licensure.
Associate Director
Alaa Bou Ghanem, AIA
AB Group


The purpose of the AIAS UNC Charlotte chapter is to engage students in their education at the School of Architecture, encourage them to reach out to the profession, and to inform them of the opportunities of involvement that are available to them as students and professionals within the architecture community.

AIAS President (2021-2022)
Sydney Garceau
UNCC School of Architecture