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Join Me!

Do Architects See the Future Differently than Other People? It’s the question my daughter asked me as I was preparing for my first speech as Candidate for First Vice President / President Elect of the American Institute of Architects. The speech that was the next step in my mission to answer a challenge from my mentor that started with AIAS and has led me to the post of Vice President of the American Institute of Architects. Now, like my mentor challenged me, I’m challenging you. Join me. This is OUR time. Join me in making OUR Institute stronger, OUR Profession more relevant and OUR world a better place. Continue reading

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Leadership and Legislatures

It’s AIA Grassroots time again and this year’s Leadership and Legislative Conference is sure to be one of the most important in recent history. Join me and many of your fellow professionals to enjoy a Keynote address from Frank Stasiowski, FAIA; see a Repositioning presentation from LaPlaca Cohen and Pentagram and participate in a Repositioning Forum hosted by Mickey Jacob, FAIA and Robert Ivy, FAIA. Continue reading

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Grassroots Resources

I know that many were unable to attend the AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislation conference. If you were there, congratulations! The time that you spent talking with the leader of our Nation truly will shape the future. Isn’t that the point of all of our efforts? Continue reading

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Lead and be Bold!

As leaders, we invent the future, give credit, do the right things, develop new ideas, and most importantly we focus on and inspire the people we depend on. We know attitudes make a huge difference. Continue reading

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Grassroots

Certainly a campaign for the national Vice Presidency of the American Institute of Architects pales, by far, in comparison and importance to the race for Leader of the Free World. But this trip to Washington DC for the 2011 Grassroots Leadership and Legislation Conference seems completely appropriate. Continue reading

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