Shannon Gathings, AIA, NOMA
Juror | Project Manager, Duvall Decker
Shannon is a leader in and out of the studio. She is a skilled project manager and designer and has led some of the firm’s most successful projects including the Reserves at Gray Park and the renovation of Operation Shoestring’s Ellen Harris Center. She is a teacher in the studio, helping her peers as they grow and develop. She has an unwavering passion for architecture and its role in making communities healthier.
Shannon is a leader in the American Institute of Architects. At the state level, her roles have included Communications Director, Associate Director, member of the Board of Directors, and rank Executive Committee positions, leading to service as the 2018 AIA Mississippi President. Shannon has served as the Regional Associate Director of AIA Gulf States, and is a member of the National Associate’s Committee. Shannon currently serves as the 2021 Associate Director for the AIA National Board of Directors, following her previous position as 2020 Strategic Council Associate Representative.