History of The American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers

All active AICAE members are listed below. Simply click on name to access individual profiles.


AICAE Board of Directors

Email: marissa.ahern@colorado.edu

AICAE Board of Directors

Indigenous Design Studio + Architecture 

Tribe: Navajo Nation

Phone: (505) 226-2565

Email: tbegay@ids-a.com

Website: http://www.ids-a.com/contact-people/tamarah-begay

AICAE Member

Phone: (608) 628-7970

Email: tessabegay@gmail.com

AICAE Board of Directors

Greer Stafford/SJCF Architecture

Tribe: Navajo Nation

Phone: (505) 980-0347

Email: blackgoat.g@gmail.com

AICAE Member

Arizona State University Institute Professor (Assoc Professor)

Tribe: Saddle Lake First Nation in Northern Alberta

Phone: (480) 727-2433

Email: wanda.dallacosta@asu.edu

Profile: https://isearch.asu.edu/profile/2816923

AICAE Treasurer

Beverly Diddy Designs, LLC

Tribe: Navajo Nation / Hopi Tribe

Phone: (505) 884-4815

Email: bdinteriors@gmail.com

AICAE Marketing/Communications Chair
Individual Full Member

Atkin Olshin Schade Architects
Title: Planner, GIS Specialist
Tribe: Navajo (Diné)/ Hopi Tribe
Area of work: Architecture, Planning, Interior Design

Phone:  (505) 982-2133
Email: mdiddy@aosarchitects.com
Website: http://www.aosarchitects.com

AICAE Member

Johnson Smitthipong & Associates, Inc.

Tribe: Navajo (Diné) Nation

Phone: (520) 547-7904

Email: bdraper@srarchinc.com

Website: http://srarchinc.com/

AICAE Secretary

Encompass Architects, P.C.

Tribe: Oglala Lakota Nation
Tammy is the first Native American Woman licensed Architect in the United States.

Phone: (402) 477-2404

Email: t.eaglebull@encompassarch.com

Website: http://www.encompassarch.com/#welcome

AICAE Member

Grand Traverse Band of Ottowa and Chippewa Indians – EDC 

Phone: (231) 534-8410

Email: steveferinga@gtbindians.com

Website: https://iltf.org

AICAE Individual Full Member

GSBS Architects
Title: Principal, Landscape Architect
Tribe: Catawba
States licensed to perform work: CA, UT, CLARB Certified
Area of work: Landscape Architecture, Planning

Email: dgarce@gsbsarchitects.com
Phone: (801) 521-8600
Website: www.gsbsarchitects.com


AICAE Member

Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Corporate Relations Officer

Phone: (651) 766-8999

Email: dgarelick@iltf.org

Website: https://iltf.org

AICAE Member

Northern Engineering and Consulting, Inc.

Phone: (218) 444-4860

Website: http://www.neciusa.com

AICAE Corporate Full Member

7 Directions Architects & Planners
Title: Principal
Tribe: Crow Tribe of Montana
States licensed to perform work: WA, MT
Area of work: Architecture & Planning

Email: dglenn@7directionsarchitects.com
Phone: (206) 419-8311
Website: 7directionsarchitects.com

AICAE Corporate Full Member

Ray Gosselin Architect Ltd.
Title: President/Principal
Tribe: Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation
States licensed to perform work (Canada): SAA, MAA
Area of work: Architecture

Email: ray@rgal.ca
Phone: (306) 522-3720
Website: www.rgal.ca


AICAE Member

Phone: (928) 286-7577

Email: cpjohns@email.arizona.edu

Jones & Jones Architecture and Landscape Architecture 

Tribe: Cherokee, Choctaw

Phone: (206) 624-5702

Email: jpjones@jonesandjones.com

Website: http://www.jonesandjones.com

AICAE Member

Principal, Environmental Engineer

Tribe: Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma

Phone: (501) 975-8100

Email: sjorgensen@ecci.com

Website: http://www.ecci.com/index.php

AICAE Member

Fourth World Design Group, LLC.
President and Planner

Tribe: Navajo Nation

Phone: (480) 209-7892

Email: kkanuho@fourthworlddg.com

Website: http://www.fourthworlddg.com

AICAE Member

Terraform Development
Principal, Structural Engineer

Tribe: Navajo Nation

Phone: (928) 864-5022

Email: stanfordlake@terra4orm.com

Website: http://www.terra4orm.com

Michael Laverdure

AICAE President

First American Design Studio /DSGW Architects
Title: President
Tribe: Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, located in North Central North Dakota
States licensed to perform work: MN, ND, FL, WA
Area of work: Architecture, Planning

Email: mike@firstamericandesignstudio.com
Phone: (651) 252-1217
Website: http://www.firstamericandesignstudio.com


AICAE Individual Full Member

Title: Architect
Email: regal.leftwich@gmail.com
Phone: (571) 244-8844
Website: pagethink.com

Tribal Affiliation: Chickasaw
States licensed to perform work: VA
Area of work: Architecture, Laboratory Planning

AICAE Vice-President

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Phone: (612) 379 -3400

Email: solbekson@cuningham.com

Website: http://www.cuningham.com/people/samuel-olbekson-associate-aia/

AICAE Ex-Efficio Board of Directors

MOA Architecture
Principal Emeritus

Tribe: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Phone: (307) 268-9890

Email: routland@moaarch.com

Website: http://moaarch.com

AICAE Member

Iowa State University
University Professor, Architecture

Phone: (515) 294-4026

Email: lpaxson@iastate.edu

Website: http://www.design.iastate.edu/faculty/lpaxson/

AICAE Member

Edo Building Systems LLC

Phone: (913) 669-6779

Email: j.i.redcorn@gmail.com


AICAE Member

D. Sloan Architects, PC

Tribe: Certified Indian-Owned Enterprise

Phone: (505) 268-4313

Email: dsloanarch@qwestoffice.net

Website: http://dsloanarchitects.com

AICAE Member

HGA Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Senior Associate

Phone: (866) -205-9668

Email: melvintoddy14@gmail.com

Website: https://hga.com

AICAE Member

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)

Phone: (907) 729-3570

Email: hwvinberg@anthc.org

Website: https://anthc.org/who-we-are/board-of-directors

AICAE Member

Design Group
Marketing Coordinator/ Community Relations

Phone: (502) 998-6437

Email: vwhitehorse@designgroupnm.com

Website: http://www.designgroupnm.com

AICAE Board of Directors
Individual Full Member

Atkin Olshin Shade Architects
Title: Project Designer
Tribes: Navajo (Diné)/ Jemez Pueblo (Towa)
Area of work: Architecture, Planning, Interior Design

Email: gyepa@aosarchitects.com
Phone: (505) 982-2133
Website: http://www.aosarchitects.com