Board

Melanie Ray, AIA

Director

Melanie is an Associate in the Housing/Mixed-Use studio at Hord Coplan Macht in Downtown Baltimore. A resident of Baltimore City, she is active in the design community and various neighborhoods of the city. Outside of her project-related work at HCM, she is an active member of the Social Responsibility and Student Engagement Committees and volunteers with the Neighborhood Design Center. Melanie received her Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2015 with a minor in Geography, which was followed by the completion of the Urban Design Regional Employment Action for Minorities (UDREAM) Program at Carnegie Mellon University. Her leadership experience spans various organizations and activities, including her current position as the Northeast University Liaison for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and a founding member, vice president, and treasurer of its Baltimore chapter (Bmore NOMA). As a member of the Emerging Professionals and Equity Committees, Melanie continues to cultivate her skills as an architect and assist others on the path to licensure.

Board members
Past-President

Scott A. McGovern, AIA

President

Laura Wheaton, AIA

Executive Director

Lauren Bostic Hill

President-Elect

Martina Reilly, AIA

Secretary

Ryan Jordan Pfarr, AIA

Director

Melanie Ray, AIA

Treasurer

Madhuri Subramaniam, AIA

Director

Lee Hyden, AIA

Allied Member Shadow Liaison

Malindi Lankatilleke

Director

Lori Lessem, AIA

Allied Liason

Gustavo Tover

Director

Trey Shamer, AIA

AIAS Liason

Dulcey Nettey, NOMAS, Morgan State University

Bmore NOMA Liaison

Calvin McCargo, Jr. NCARB, NOMA, AIA

Director

Gabriel Kroiz, AIA

Director

Martin Marren, AIA

Associate Director

Samuel Lynch, Assoc. AIA

AIAS Liaison

Fatoumata Thiero

Fellows Liaison

Edward M. Hord, FAIA, LEED AP BD + C