Susan Chin

Executive Director
Design Trust for Public Space

Susan Chin, FAIA, is executive director of the Design Trust for Public Space and vice president of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Prior to this, she served as the assistant commissioner of Capital Projects at the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs for twenty-three years. She is an American Institute of Architects Public Architects award recipient, and chair of the AIA Gold Medal Award advisory committee. She was also the regional director of the AIA Washington Chapter and a former president of the AIA New York Chapter.