John Patrick Rademacher, AIA, NCARB, has worked in design, architecture, development, and construction for more than 40 years. Currently, he is a principal at Elevar Design Group—which has offices throughout the country—where he is in his 22nd year.
Rademacher is currently a member and the past president of the Ohio Architects Board. He was elected NCARB's FY23 secretary on its Board of Directors at the organization's 2022 Annual Business Meeting. He has served as the Board liaison to the Examination Committee and the Incidental Practice Task Force, the chair of NCARB’s Experience and Experience Advisory Committees, as well as a member of NCARB’s Diversity Collaborative , Advocacy Work Group, ARE 5.0 Item Development Project Management Subcommittee, Continuing Education Committee, Examination Committee, International Evaluation Committee, Policy Advisory Committee, Regional Leadership Committee, and US/UK Competencies Review Team.
He is a past president of American Institute of Architects (AIA) Cincinnati and a past member of the Board Advocacy Committee for the national component of the AIA, where he worked to develop the Citizen Architect Program and promote the organization’s legislative efforts.
As a civically engaged architect, Rademacher is currently the past chair of the Miami Township Zoning Commission and a member of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Minority Business Partnership. He is also a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).