Edward T. Marley, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP, of Tucson, Arizona, was a member of the Arizona Board of Technical Registration from 2012-2018, where he serving as chair for two terms. His volunteer work with NCARB includes the Broadly Experienced Architect, Credentials, Regional Leadership, and Policy Advisory committees. He has also served on the Certification Alternatives Review Team. Marley was elected to the NCARB Board of Directors in 2019, where he served as the director of Region 6 for two years. Previously, Marley served as the secretary/treasurer, vice chair, and chair of Region 6. He was elected to the NCARB Board of Directors as second vice president at the 2023 NCARB Annual Business Meeting.
Marley is vice president of Swaim Associates, LTD, Architects, which he joined in 1983 and was promoted to partner in 1992. Marley has been an NCARB Certificate holder since 1997 and is licensed in eight jurisdictions. A member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) since 1983, he has served as the local chapter secretary and president, as well as the Arizona chapter president. Between 1983 and 1997, Marley was the architect licensing advisor for Arizona. In recognition of these contributions to architecture and his community, Marley was awarded the Arizona Architects Medal in 2004. Marley has served on several local boards and is the president of Cornerstone Building Foundation Charities—which provides scholarships to local building-related educational groups, including the University of Arizona from which he graduated in 1982.