Susan Chin, FAIA
Susan Chin joined the Design Trust in October 2011 after 23 years serving New York as Assistant Commissioner of Capital Projects at the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. In this position, she developed and guided a capital program of $1 billion, with $1 billion more leveraged in private investment, for over 200 cultural institutions throughout the five boroughs.
At the Design Trust, she has overseen the completion of Five Borough Farm
and Making Midtown
, and the organization's first strategic plan.
She is an American Institute of Architects Public Architects award recipient, and the 2011 chair of the AIA Gold Medal Award advisory committee. She is the 2013/14 Vice President of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a former President of the AIA, New York Chapter.
Director of Programs
Rosamond Fletcher joined the Design Trust staff in November 2012 after spending six years at the Center for Architecture/AIA New York Chapter producing exhibitions and programs, including: Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040
, Jugaad Urbanism: Resourceful Strategies for Indian Cities
and Our Cities Ourselves: The Future of Transportation in Urban Life
. Rosamond brings extensive experience managing multidisciplinary project teams, as well as securing grant funding and building strategic partnerships. She holds a Master of Environmental Design from the Yale School of Architecture and a BArch from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She is also an avid urban gardener.