Administration Contact Info

The Alberta Association of Architects phone lines are currently open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Duggan House is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 9:30am - 2:30pm. Staff continue to work hybrid and communication is being conducted primarily by email.

Duggan House
10515 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6E 4S1
General Inquiries: [email protected]

Executive Office

Barbara Bruce, CAE, Hon. MRAIC

Executive Director

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224

As the Executive Director, Barbara is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the AAA’s day-to-day operations including registration, continuing competence, complaints, communications, human resources and finance. She works closely with Council to develop and implement a strategic plan for the AAA and to ensure that the programs and services offered by the AAA reflect the priorities of Council, and that the AAA meets its obligations to regulate the professions under the Architects Act. Barbara also serves the AAA through external relations both provincially and nationally.


Katherine Nilson

Manager, Executive Office

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 105

The Manager, Executive Office is responsible for providing comprehensive and strategic organizational, project and administrative support to the Executive Director, the Executive Officer of Corporate Services and the Executive Officer of Regulatory Affairs. Katherine supports Council and committees of Council through the management of all meetings, planning sessions, and the annual “Think Tank” planning retreat.


Sheila Nitti

Executive Assistant

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 202

Sheila provides advanced administrative and executive support to the Executive Director, Council and Committees. Sheila’s role is essential to the efficient organization and operation of Council, enabling the realization of strategic objectives and goals. She supports the Executive Director and Council through a number of duties such as coordinating Council elections and nominations, managing schedules for the Executive Director and Council, preparing and editing correspondence, and assisting with the preparation of the Annual Report.

Regulatory Affairs

Wendy Graden

Executive Officer of Regulatory Affairs

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 251

As the Executive Officer of Regulatory Affairs, Wendy provides leadership to the registration, professional development and illegal practice areas of AAA. She works closely with all operational areas of the organization and supports various committees. As a member of the senior management team, Wendy supports the Executive Director and the members by working on various initiatives in support of the strategic plan for the AAA. 


Grant Moore, Architect, AAA, MRAIC LEED AP


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 257

The Registrar is mandated under the Architects Act and is designated by Council as the position responsible for receiving, reviewing, and making recommendation regarding the registration of all categories of membership. As the Registrar, Grant acts in a leadership and advisory role to manage registration, licensing, and continuing competence of AAA members. Grant also researches and advises Council on various legislative issues and manages regulatory projects that are intended to advance the professions.


Aneta Borowiec

Registration Administrator, A - L
For member last names and practice arrangements starting with A - L
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 104


Slavina Moskona, MSc SLP, BEd, BA

Registration Administrator, M - Z
For member last names and practice arrangements starting with M - Z
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 102

Aneta and Slavina provide registration support to registered members, interns, students, firms and corporations, retirees and other member categories by offering guidance and assistance in all manner of registration inquiries, including letters of good standing, processing of new licensing applications, confirmation of registrations, and answering general registration inquiries.

(Note: for firm names starting with numbers, please spell out the number and use the first letter in order to contact the correct administrator.)


Nishika Kalupahana

Policy & Compliance Officer/Complaints Administrator

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 254

Nishika plays an integral role in promoting the goals and objectives of the AAA's strategic direction set by governing Council. Nishika coordinates complaints, provides leadership on governing legislation, and develops policies to support the operational plan and regulatory mandate of the AAA. She also works closely with the Executive Director to identify key issues for Council deliberation and support the work of Council committees and task forces.


Fiona Timmons

Illegal Practice Administrator

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 255

Fiona is the Illegal Practice Administrator brought on board to manage the Illegal Practice portfolio. Fiona conducts research and investigates all new and existing leads from members, and the public, of instances where the illegal practice may be occurring in our province. She reports to the Executive Officer of Regulatory Affairs and works closely with the Director of Practice as well as all AAA staff to appropriately advise those suspected of illegal practice and to ensure compliance with the Architects Act.


Angela Simko

Acting Registration Administrator, M - Z

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 252

Angela manages inquiries addressed to the registration department and provides support to the registration administrators, including scheduling registration interviews, providing letters of good standing to registrants, and processing applications and logbooks.

Corporate Services

Jenine Cerny, B.Mgt

Executive Officer of Corporate Services

Phone: 780-432-0642

Jenine manages the Communications and Finance & Administration teams and develops and executes the AAA’s marketing and communication strategy. She plays a large role in stakeholder engagement and member relations, ensuring sustained positive relationships and high levels of satisfaction for all AAA stakeholders. With the help of the Communications Team, Jenine plans, executes and promotes first-rate events such as Banff Session.


Heather Pack

Communications & Graphics Coordinator

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 228

As a member of the Communications Team, Heather supports the mandate of the department by assisting with the planning and execution of AAA events, development of content for internal and external audiences and member outreach. She is responsible for the design and production of graphic content for AAA collateral and publications such as reports, eCommunications, brochures and other informative documents. Additionally, Heather oversees the development and maintenance of the AAA website and assists with social media.


Kathy Saunderson, B.Comm

Professional Development Officer

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0619

Kathy supports the AAA’s strategic objectives by coordinating all professional development (PD) activities for the AAA. This includes administering online courses for members, developing and maintaining relationships with course providers, communicating with members regarding PD requirements, ensuring member compliance for the program and collaborating with the Communications team to plan and execute AAA events.


Joecelyn Wady

Communications Specialist

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 233

As the Communications Specialist, Jocelyn provides the AAA with a wide range of communications and marketing support. Jocelyn ensures that communications to registrants, Council and other industry stakeholders are concise, targeted and on-brand. In addition to ongoing work like social media and the AAA’s monthly eBulletin, Jocelyn assists with various association projects, strategic planning and events including Banff Session. 


Minn Va Wong

Accounting Administrator and IT Coordinator

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 222

Minn Va is responsible for transactional day-to-day accounting and financial reporting requirements of the organization. She is also the liaison with the IT Support teams for the AAA.


Accounting & Administrative Assistant

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-432-0224, ext. 234

The Accounting & Administrative Assistant is responsible for reception, general inquiries and assists the accounting department.