Executive Director’s Corner Summer 2017

Executive Director’s Corner SUMMER 2017 It’s July so all of you political aficionados know what that means, right?  Of course you do, it means that Pennsylvania has a spending plan and not enough money to pay for it.  Don’t be discouraged, our legislators will figure it out.  🙂 Joking aside, the legislature presented Governor Wolf…

MCE Passes the House

AIA Pennsylvania’s Mandatory Continuing Education Bill (HB 223) passed the house with 189 ayes to 8 nays on April 3rd. The last time our bill passed the house was in 2013 with 31 nay votes. This is an example of measurable improvement in our advocacy efforts and a direct result of the action taken by…

Architects Action Day Re-Cap 2017

The faces above represent the nearly 45 AIA Pennsylvania and AIAS Drexel student members that visited the state capitol to advocate for architects on Wednesday, March 22nd Ten groups of AIA Pennsylvania members met with over 45 legislators and/or legislative staff and dropped off over 200 educational materials including our 2017 issue briefs and an interactive…

AIA Pennsylvania Honored with Three PASAE Laurel Awards

AIA Pennsylvania is proud to announce we are the recipients of three Pennsylvania Society of Association Executives (PASAE) Laurel Awards. The awards were presented at the Laurel Awards Gala during PASAE’s 2017 Educational Summit and Expo. AIA Pennsylvania defended our 2015 titles in the Large Association Government Affairs/Advocacy and Communications categories rounding out a third title for 2015’s Leadership & Development…

AIA Pennsylvania Announces the 2016 Architectural Excellence Design Awards Recipients

AIA Pennsylvania has announced its Annual Architectural Excellence Design and Special Awards recipients. Over 54 firms and individuals across the Commonwealth were honored for excellence in design and innovation, contributions to the profession of Architecture and commitment to the quality of life in the built environment. The Architectural Excellence recipients were selected by a jury…

Apply by September 30th for the AIA PA Firms Fostering Emerging Professionals Designation

AIA Pennsylvania invites you to recognize firms that foster emerging professionals! APPLY BY September 30 This campaign will give AIA PA member firms “AIA PA Firms Fostering Emerging Professionals” designation within Pennsylvania. To be considered, the applicant firm must complete and turn the application form for review. A firm principal and emerging professional from the firm must…