Members and mission: Washington State Board for Architects

Read about the Washington State Board for Architects members

Mission statement

The mission of the Washington State Board for Architects is to safeguard life, health, property and promote public welfare through licensure and regulation of the practice of architecture in Washington.

How much of a time commitment is serving on the board?

Board members serve 6-year terms. The board meets about 4 times a year, including meetings at colleges with architecture degree programs. Members may also choose to attend outreach events or conferences.

Are board members paid?

Travel expenses are reimbursable and members are eligible to receive up to $50/day when conducting board business.

Board members

Member Role Term expires
Scott Harm - Puyallup, WA Chair June 17, 2025
Susan Cooley - Oak Harbor, WA Vice Chair June 17, 2026
Paul Wu - Kirkland, WA Secretary June 17, 2027
Erica Loynd - Seattle, WA Member June 17, 2028
Roch Manley - Vancouver, WA Member June 17, 2024
Sian Roberts - Mercer Island, WA Member June 17, 2027
Vacant Member Vacant

Who's on the board?

The board consists of 7 members:

  • 6 registered architects who:
    • Are residents of Washington State.
    • Have at least 8 years experience in responsible charge of architectural work or teaching.
  • 1 member of the general public who:
    • Is a resident of Washington State.
    • Isn't, and never has been, a registered architect.
    • Doesn't employ, and isn't employed by or associated with, an architect.

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