Climate Action Committee

The Climate Action Committee aims to improve the sustainability of the built environment by promoting conservation of natural resources, design which brings buildings closer to net-zero usage, and public policy that supports these efforts.


Bill Leddy, FAIA
Vice President

Sharon Refvem, FAIA
Vice Chair, Co-chair of Chapter Outreach

Suyama Bodhinayake, Assoc. AIA
Co-chair of Chapter Outreach

Frank Bostrom, AIA
Co-chair of Education

Bill Burke, AIA
Co-chair of Education

Henry Siegel, FAIA
Co-chair of Communications

Pauline Souza, FAIA
Co-chair of Communications

Simone Barth, Assoc. AIA
Co-chair of Advocacy

Scott Shell, FAIA
Co-chair of Advocacy

Avideh Haghighi, AIA
Co-chair of the Advocacy Embodied Carbon Working Group

Tian Feng, FAIA
Co-chair of Resilient Design

Bill Melby, FAIA
Co-chair of Resilient Design


Stay in touch with the Climate Action Committee; sign-up to find out about upcoming activities.

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: AIA California, 1931 H Street, Sacramento, CA, 95811, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact


News + Resources

Looking for news and important resources to support design excellence in Climate Action Design?
You’ve come to the right place.


AIA California
AIA California
Celebrating over 75 years of service, the AIA California actively promotes the value of design and advocates for the architectural profession. AIA CA is an association of 11,000 dedicated and passionate members who share a commitment to design excellence and livability in California’s natural and built environments.

We use cookies to personalize content, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic.
By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies.