Architecture and Design Alumni Association

Architecture and Design Alumni Association!

To connect the College of Architecture + Design alumni, students, faculty, and staff through social events, professional development opportunities, and organizational structure, and to operate as University of Houston- designated representatives of alumni interest for the mutual benefit of the alumni and college.

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President: Laura Vargas (’08)

Secretary: David Sahagun (’09)

Vice President: Shannon Bedinger (’05)

Treasurer: Robert Kohutek (’05)

Ambassador Chair: Nick Jackson (’10)

Awards Committee Chair: Matt Mitchell (’05)

Events Chair: Maurice Marroquin (’15)

Governance Chair: Eric Hudson (’08)

Student Engagement Chair: Andrew Gressett (’16)

DEI Task Force Chair: Melvalean McLemore (’09)

Awards Vice Chair: Rudy Fabre (’97)

Ambassador Vice Chair: Doug Neri (’03)

Events Vice Chair: Phillip LeBlanc (’97)

Governance Vice Chair: Justin Taplet (’08)

Student Engagement Vice Chair: Paul Molina (’19)

DEI Task Force Vice Chair: Candice Tapee (’09)


Annual Meeting took place on September 7, 2021. You can find recap here.

Holiday Party


Our Annual Holiday Party will be on Monday, December 6 at Sonoma Wine Bar in the Heights. (RSVP link is coming.)

Stay tuned for more information as the holiday season approaches.

Career Fair

About The Event

The Career Fair will be hosted at the college on Friday, March 4, 2022. There will be a Pre-Career Fair reception on Thursday, March 3rd for students within a year of graduation. The link to register can be found here.