Bayliss Ward, NCARB, AIA, of Bozeman, Montana, has been a member of the Montana State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects since 2005. In 2014, he was elected to the Central States Conference (Region 5), serving as chair and now director. Bayliss has volunteered his time to several NCARB committees including the Continuing Education, Credentials, Education, Integrated Path Evaluation, Regional Leadership, and Procedures and Documents committees, as well as the Model Law, Future Title, and Test Specification task forces. Bayliss was elected as NCARB's 2020-2021 second vice president at the organization's 2020 Annual Business Meeting.

As principal and founder of Bayliss Architects, P.C., he possesses a wide range of experience and a strong sense of creative design. His project experience includes large-scale commercial/office projects, high density residential, master planning, medical facilities, classroom facilities, and large custom residential homes in the western United States. Bayliss Architects received Historic Preservation Awards for Excellence in 1997, 1998, and 2005, and their work has been published in several publications, including Architectural Record.

Ward earned his Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees from Montana State University in 1988 and 2008, respectively. He holds the NCARB Certificate and is licensed to practice in Montana, Idaho, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.