Executive Committee

The activities of the Texas Society of Architects are largely the result of member volunteers working in partnership with staff. The various committees and task forces responsible for this work are organized into five commissions, each of which is led by a member of the Executive Committee.

Executive Committee

Mike McGlone, AIA 
President, Texas Society of Architects
Alamo Architects
1512 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, TX 78204
210 227 2612

Operations/Administrative Commission

To oversee and coordinate, in conjunction with the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and staff, the financial, administrative, and operational activities of the Society.

Administrative Policies
Convention Futures
Sponsorship Task Force
Revenue Task Force

D. Michael Hellinghausen, AIA
Vice President, Operations/Administration
1845 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Ste. 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
214 826 7080

Advocacy Commission

To anticipate trends and identify social, economic, and technological forces impacting the profession, and to formulate the best legal or political response that positions Texas Architects as a leader in defining issues and developing appropriate results. To represent the profession as its liaison to government agencies, especially those regulating the practice of architecture.

Codes and Standards
Government Affairs Steering
Sustainable Environment
School Safety Work Group

Connie G. Rivera, AIA
Vice President, Advocacy
WKMC Architects
P.O. Box 2941
Corpus Christi, TX 78403
361 549 5646

Communications Commission

To support the overall goals of the Texas Society of Architects, as they relate to its communication with the general public concerning its activities, internal and external award programs, and positions with regard to those issues of professional concern to its membership.

Young Public Awareness

Filo Castore, AIA
Vice President, Communications
DLR Group
919 Milam St., Ste. 100
Houston, TX 77002
713 569 6249

Practice and Recognition Commission

To be the liaison between Texas Architects members and other component knowledge communities, incorporating issues of design, policy, and technology. To communicate with public agencies and private organizations affecting areas of interest, and provide for the sharing of information with members.

Historic Resources
Honor Awards
Urban Design
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force
Prosperity Task Force

Gregory Ibañez, FAIA
Vice President, Practice and Recognition
Ibanez Shaw Architecture
801 W. 10th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817 306 4452

Professional Development Commission

To provide an internal member focus for member education and development, and for liaison with accredited Texas schools of architecture and for the integration and involvement of students in those schools into the Society.

Career Building
Continuing Education
Architectural Experience Program

Theresa K. Drewell, AIA
Vice President, Professional Development
Texas Tech University
3604 E. FM 1585
Slaton, TX 79364
806 790 1987