Alumni Association Board Members - University of Houston
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The Architecture and Design Alumni Association is led by a Board of Directors representing alumni with diverse experiences and backgrounds. Their work seeks to strengthen relationships with alumni, students, faculty, and staff of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design. If you would like to reach out to anyone on the board, please email
  • Matthew Mitchell '05

  • Alejandro Colom '94

    Vice President
  • Laura Vargas '08

  • Franco Albarran '99


  • Filo Castore

    Filo Castore '00

    Awards Chair
  • David Ladewig '12

    Ambassadorship Co-Chair
  • Lara Richard '12

    Ambassadorship Co-Chair
  • Carrah Kaijser '17

    Events Chair
  • Ryley Poblete '12

    Governance Chair
  • Danny Rigg '08

    Student Engagement Chair
  • Jason Chapman '91

    Board Member
  • Roya Plauche '01

    Faculty Representative
  • Nyx Valerdy

    Student Representative