Jan Blackmon, FAIA, is the executive director of the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Dallas Center for Architecture. Jan has practiced architecture in Dallas for nearly 30 years. Her career includes vice presidential and leadership roles with design and architecture firms, including Rees Associates Inc., HLM Design (formerly JPJ Architects and BLP Engineers), and RTKL Associates Inc.
Jan is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and has been active within the industry and community throughout her career. She was the first female to serve as president of the Texas Society of Architects. Past leadership roles include president of the Texas Architectural Foundation, president of Promise House, and vice president of AIA Dallas. Jan was awarded an AIA Dallas President’s Medal, and was the inaugural recipient of Texas Society of Architects’ Award for Young Professional Achievement in Honor of William W. Caudill, FAIA.