Tony at his AIA NY Chapter inauguration in 2009. Photo by Sam Lahoz.

Congratulations to Mancini•Duffy/TSC’s Chairman and CEO Tony Schirripa, who was elected to the National Board of Directors of the AIA. Tony will serve on the Board from the close of the 2012 annual meeting of the Board until the close of its 2014 meeting.

Previously, Tony served as a Director on the AIA New York State Board of Directors, as well as President of the AIA New York Chapter in 2010.

Of the appointment, Executive Director of the AIA New York Chapter, Rick Bell, FAIA said: "Tony Schirripa was elected to represent the architects of New York on the AIA National Board because of the depth of his understanding of the profession and his articulate advocacy of the value of design. As President of the AIA New York Chapter, Tony led our strategic planning effort, envisioning the future of how we work together to improve our practice, our city and our world. An activist, thinker and doer, Tony Schirripa joins the AIA Board as someone who knows how to make things happen."