Jodi van der Wiel
Sho-Ping Chin Women's Leadership Summit Grant
Design Director at vocon
Iowa State University (B.Arch)
Jodi van der Wiel, AIA is a Design Director with vocon. She began her education studying the fine arts and completed her architectural education at Iowa State University’s College of Design. For many years Jodi has been an active member on design review for the East Region and Downtown/Flats design review boards for the City of Cleveland. She is actively engaged as an ongoing guest juror for Kent State and the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative. In 2015 Jodi co-founded AIA Cleveland’s Women in Architecture Committee and assisted in the creation of the chapter’s mentorship program. She seeks opportunities to promote inclusivity and diversity in the profession. Jodi is currently serving as Vice President for AIA Cleveland and will be the third woman and the first mother to hold the position of chapter president in its 130-year existence.