RAIC College welcomes 26 new Fellows

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is honoured to announce the 26 Fellows inducted into the RAIC College.

A Fellow of the RAIC College is a member of the RAIC who has achieved professional eminence or has rendered distinctive service to the profession or to the community at large. Nomination and advancement to Fellowship is administered by the RAIC College.

Fellowship is bestowed upon individuals through a nomination process administered by the RAIC College and recognizes members for their contribution to research, scholarship, public service, or professional standing to the good of architecture in Canada, or elsewhere.

Fellows and Honorary Fellows will be officially inducted to the RAIC College on May 5, 2023 at a convocation ceremony during the RAIC Conference in Calgary, AB.

The complete list of new Fellows include:
2023 New Fellows

Alberta & Northwest Territories

  • Kate Thompson, Calgary, AB
  • Henry Tsang, Calgary, AB


  • Jill Bambury, Saint John, NB
  • Silva Stojak, Charlottetown, PEI

British Columbia / Yukon

  • Amela Brudar, Vancouver, BC
  • Oliver Lang, Vancouver, BC
  • Ana Maria Llanos, Vancouver, BC
  • Mitch Sakumoto, Vancouver, BC
  • Chei-Wei Tai, Vancouver, BC
  • David Thom, Vancouver, BC
  • Mark A. Whitehead, Vancouver, BC

Ontario (Northeast & Nunavut)

  • Mohammed al Riffai, Ottawa, ON
  • Robert Martin, Ottawa, ON
  • Thierry Montpetit, Ottawa, ON
  • Danica Robertson, Ottawa, ON

Ontario (Southwest)

  • Farida Abu-Bakare, Toronto, ON
  • David J. Lieberman, Toronto, ON
  • Anna Madeira, Toronto, ON
  • Brian Porter, Ohsweken, ON
  • Olga Pushkar, Toronto, ON
  • Colin Ripley, Toronto, ON


  • Jonathan Bisson, Quebec, QC
  • Claude Bourbeau, Montreal, QC
  • Georges Drolet, Montreal, QC
  • Tudor Radulescu, Montreal, QC
  • Jozef Zorko, Montreal, QC