On September 4, AIA announced the results of the campaigns for its national offices. Daniel S. Hart, FAIA, will be the 97th president of the American Institute of Architects, beginning December 2021, succeeding 2020-21 President Peter Exley, FAIA, of Chicago.
Hart, a member of AIA Austin, is the executive vice president of architecture and serves on the board of Parkhill, a 380-person A/E firm, with offices throughout West Texas. An adjunct instructor of architectural engineering at Texas Tech University and a trustee on the board of Schreiner University, Hart served as president of the Texas Society of Architects in 2011. In 2016, he served as moderator of the AIA Strategic Council and has chaired the AIA Board Knowledge Committee. A distinguished alumnus of the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University, Hart also serves as the founding president of their Design Leadership Alliance.