Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Next Generation

Last week at the National Convention, the AIA previewed the next generation AIA Contract Documents service. This new service will not only represent a significant innovation in access, security, flexibility, and ease of use for the design and construction industry, but it will also be more affordable. Continue reading

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Time to Serve

As you may know by now I was elected as the 2012-2013 AIA Vice President. My AIA service has centered on strategically planning an AIA future that nurtures emerging professionals, advances our legislative agenda, and promotes the AIA brand. I believe that design is the new currency, and it is our time to demonstrate the strength of our organization and our members’ ‘can do’ attitude. Continue reading

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Our Time to Design Our Future

The one thing that I’ve enjoyed the most about this journey has been the opportunity to interact with a large portion of our membership. Continue reading

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It’s In The Mail

In our time of great change, we must uphold the AIA tradition of excellence and challenge traditional thinking at the same time. I believe in advancing our organization by designing BOLD
solutions to define our unlimited future. Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Support

Behind every great leader is an entire list of friends, mentors and other invaluable associates that form the support network that has helped elevate them to their position of leadership and helps to keep them grounded and on-track. As I’ve said over and over, I owe a great debt of gratitude to my mentors and everyone that has supported me in my career and now my candidacy. Continue reading

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The California Question

In order to remain strong and grow as a Professional Organization we, as the AIA, must continue to change as our profession and our clients change; we must be Bold and lead toward a future of our own design; we must demonstrate the value of our profession and of the important issues that we advocate. Continue reading

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The Bold Voice of the AIA

One thing that has impressed me about my experiences during my campaign for the National Vice President of the American Institute of Architects is the care and dedication that our Membership brings to the Organization. Continue reading

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