• Staff

Mary-Margaret Zindren, CAE

Executive Vice President, Ex Officio

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 338-6763
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Mary-Margaret is executive vice president of AIA Minnesota, its three chapters, and the Minnesota Architectural Foundation. 

Amber Allardyce

Director of Membership and Operations

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN  55405
(612) 338-6763
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Outside of her many roles at AIA Minnesota, Amber is busy with her husband and three children, exploring nature, having fun, and cheering on her favorite teams.

Deanna Christiansen

Continuing Education Director

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN  55405
(612) 338-6763
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Joining AIA Minnesota staff in 1988, Deanna is the continuing education director and staff liaison to a number of AIA Minnesota committees. Her favorite activities outside the office are gardening and hiking.

PaviElle French

Engagement and Operations Assistant

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN  55405
(612) 338-6763
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An Emmy award winning artist/vocalist from Saint Paul’s Rondo Community. PaviElle has a background in Education and holds an Associates of Arts degree.  She is currently working toward a political science degree with an emphasis on Constitutional Law. She is excited to be working at AIA Minnesota.

Chris Hudson

Editor

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN  55405
(612) 338-6763
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Chris is the editor of AIA Minnesota’s Architecture MN magazine. His favorite non-architects all seem to be photographers, so it’s no surprise that Instagram (@archmnmag) is his current obsession.

Angie McKinley

Program Director

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN  55405
(612) 338-6763
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When not at AIA Minnesota, Angie enjoys spending time with her two children and husband and chasing after Lucy the Jack Russell Terrier.

Pam Nelson

Sales Director

275 Market St., Ste. 54
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 338-6763
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Outside of her many sales responsibilities with Architecture MN magazine and the annual AIA Minnesota convention, Pam can be found circling the city lakes with her family or dreaming of her next travel destination.