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Tue 06.20.2017

AIA New York Chapter 150th Annual Meeting

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Where: At The Center   

Please join us as at the AIA New York's 150th Annual Meeting, where we will elect our 2018 leadership and suggest revisions to the Chapter Bylaws. The Annual Meeting is also an opportunity to honor those who contribute to New York City's built environment and celebrate the progress and direction of the Chapter. From public advocacy to professional training, design awards to global dialogues, AIANY will highlight the challenges and successes from the past year. We will also share our goals for the remainder of 2017 and beyond.
The 2017 Board Slate (for service beginning January 2018) is available as a PDF as well as below. Independent nominations may be submitted to the Secretary via the Chapter ( in accordance with Chapter Bylaws. If an independent slate is submitted, a ballot election will be held at the Annual Meeting. If there is no independent slate, the Secretary is empowered to vote a single ballot for the Nominating Committee slate as presented.
2017 AIA New York Chapter Nominating Committee:
Carol Loewenson, FAIA, Chair
Gabrielle Brainard, AIA
Lisa Gould, FAIA
Michael Samuelian, FAIA
Adam Yarinsky, FAIA
Price: Free for AIA members and invited guests; $10 for general public
2017 Board Slate (for service beginning 2018) (PDF)
President: Gerard (Guy) F.X. Geier, II, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP, FXFOWLE Architects, LLP
First Vice President / President-Elect: Hayes Slade, AIA, Slade Architecture
Vice President for Design Excellence: Jennifer Sage, FAIA, LEED AP, Sage & Coombe Architects
Vice President for Professional Development: Andrea Lamberti, AIA, Rafael Viñoly Architects
Vice President for Public Outreach: Kim Yao, AIA, Architecture Research Office
Secretary: Faith Rose, AIA, O'Neill Rose Architects
Treasurer: Ken Lewis, AIA, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Director for Educational Affairs: Karen Fairbanks, AIA, LEED AP, Marble Fairbanks
Director for Industry Affairs: Marc Heiman, Richter + Ratner
Director for Legislative Affairs: Eric Goshow, AIA, LEED AP, Goshow Architects
Director for Programs & Strategic Planning: Illya Azaroff, AIA, +LAB architects
Director for Publications: Andrea Monfried, Andrea Monfried Editions
Director for Sustainability: Laurie D. Kerr, FAIA, LEED AP, Urban Green Council
Associate Director: Michael Szivos, Assoc. AIA, SOFTlab
Public Director: Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Public Director for Development Affairs: Paul Bello, PE, AKF Group LLC
Public Director for Educational Affairs: Anthony Schuman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Public Director for Professional Affairs: Maxine Griffith, Columbia University
Director for Student Affairs: Yomna Abu Dabat, Pratt Institute
Immediate Past President: David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, 1100 Architect
Alternate Director for Design Excellence: Heidi Kippenhan, AIA, Platt Byard Dovell White Archiects
Alternate Director for Professional Development: Scott Briggs, AIA, Lee H. Skolnick Architecture & Design Partner
Alternate Director for Public Outreach: Dina Frank, AIA, Mancini Duffy
2017 Elective Committee Slate (for service beginning 2018)
Design Awards Committee (through 2018):
Neil Kittredge, AIA; Elizabeth O'Donnell, AIA; Jorge Otero-Pailos, AIA; Thomas Phifer, AIA
Fellows Committee (through 2020):
Frances Huppert, FAIA; Jeffrey Murphy, FAIA
Finance Committee (through 2020):
Kate Shattan Dundes, AIA; Christopher Reynolds, AIA
Honors Committee (through 2019):
Christopher Cooper, AIA, LEED AP; Elizabeth Leber, AIA, LEED AP; Robert M. Rogers, FAIA
Oculus Committee (through 2019):
Jacob Reidel, AIA; Jessica Sheridan, AIA; Stephen Yablon, AIA 
INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS may be submitted to the Secretary, Faith Rose, AIA, in accordance with Chapter Bylaws. If an independent slate is submitted, a ballot election will be held at the Annual Meeting. If there is no independent slate, the Secretary is empowered to vote a single ballot for the Nominating Committee slate as presented above.
2017 Chapter Honors and Awards:
Honorary Membership: Aine Brazil, PE, F.SEI, LEED AP
George S. Lewis Award: Wendy Feuer
Andrew J. Thomas Award: Housing Works
Public Architect Award: Gina Bocra, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Harry B. Rutkins Award: Julie Engh, Assoc. AIA
Suggested revision to the Chapter Bylaws pertaining to Section 7.7 Design Awards Committee
7.71. Composition: There shall be an elective Design Awards Committee consisting of six members and the Alternate Director for Design Excellence. Four members shall be elected and two shall be appointed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Director in consultation with the President shall select one of its members, except the Alternate Director, as Chair.
7.72. Term: The term of office for the elected and appointed members of the committee shall be one year. Members may serve two (2) consecutive terms if duly elected or appointed.
7.73. Meetings: The committee shall hold at least four meetings each year. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.
7.74. Responsibility: The committee, working with the Chapter Board of Directors and chapter staff, shall organize the annual Design Awards Program in accordance with the Rules of the Board. Participants and firms of Committee members will not be allowed to submit to the competition in their year of service.




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