Taryn Kinney

K-12 education planner and designer Taryn Kinney, AIA, LEED AP, joined DLR Group to lead the firm’s Texas K-12 Education practice in Houston.

H. Michael Smith

Omaha, Neb.-headquartered HDR recently announced that H. Michael Smith, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as a director for HDR’s Education, Science, Tech (EST) program.

Nick Stephenson

Nick Stephenson, an associate with education industry planning, design and construction management firm Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (QKA), earned the Accredited Learning Environments Planner (ALEP) designation, a mark of excellence that reflects the knowledge, skills and abilities of a competent educational facility planner.

Timothy McGrath

Timothy McGrath, AIA, REFP, recently joined Wold Architects and Engineers’ Palatine, Ill., office as design principal.

Eric Feldman

Eric Feldman, AICP, is an urban planner who has been promoted to senior associate with the Washington office of landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm Rhodeside & Harwell.

Mary Baum

The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education in Elmhurst, Ill., recently named Mary Baum the district’s new assistant superintendent for learning and teaching.

Tracy Coker

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the promotion of Tracy Coker, RID, LEED AP, to office director of the firm’s Peoria, Ill., office.

Jack Poulin

Jack Poulin recently joined ZGF’s Los Angeles office as an associate partner.

Kristine A. Harding

Kristine A. Harding, NCARB, AIA, was recently inaugurated as the 97th president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

Gregory L. Erny

Gregory L. Erny, NCARB, AIA, was recently elected first vice president/president-elect of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).