Kristine A. Harding

Kristine A. Harding, NCARB, AIA, was recently inaugurated as the 97th president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). In this new role, Harding architect will lead NCARB and its 54 U.S. licensing boards, which serve more than 40,000 NCARB certified architects and 41,000 licensure candidates. As president, Harding will focus on implementing NCARB’s new experience and examination programs, enhancing benefits to the NCARB Certificate, and streamlining the path to licensure. Harding was first appointed to the Alabama Board for Registration of Architects in 2004, where she served as chair from 2008 to 2009 and continues to serve on the board. In 2011, she was elected to the NCARB Board of Directors to represent the Southern Conference. As vice president and group manager of the Huntsville, Ala., office of the KPS Group, Harding provides architecture, interior design and planning services throughout the southeast.