The American Institute of Architects announced on May 25 that Jim Dinegar, its chief operating officer, is leaving to become the president and chief executive officer of the Greater Washington Board of Trade.
The organization is a regional chamber of commerce that represents its business members' interests in the greater Washington D.C. area.Dinegar will join the Board of Trade effective July 10, 2006.Dinegar joined the AIA as vice president of government affairs in 1998, and became chief operating officer in 2000.
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achieved double-digit growth in both membership and revenues.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute my energies to an organization so important to the successful resolution of many of the most challenging issues facing society," said Dinegar