2018 AIACC Call for Nominations

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve the architectural profession as a member of the AIACC Board? What the process is about and how you could assist to help implement change and be part of the process? Well, if you’d like to be more engaged in your organization and of greater service to your profession, then there is no time like the present to run for one of the AIA/AIACC open offices. Elections will be held during the AIACC Board of Directors meeting Friday, November 3, 2017 at Stanford University in Stanford, CA during the AIACC Annual Board of Directors meeting.

Open Positions and Terms

  • 1st Vice President/President Elect 2018

  • Secretary/Treasurer 2018-2019

  • Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research* 2018-2019
    (See below for a full description as this is a new position on the Board of Directors.)
  • Vice President of Professional Practice 2018-2019

  • Vice President of the Academy for Emerging Professionals 2018-2019

  • AIA Regional Associate Director (RAD) 2018-2019

  • AIACC Young Architects Regional Director (YARD), South 2018-2019

  • AIACC Associate Director, North 2018-2019

  • AIACC Student Director, North 2018-2019

  • AIA Strategic Council Representative, California 2018-2020


No member of the AIACC Executive Committee shall engage in the endorsement, sponsorship or nomination of any candidate for AIACC office.

Important Dates

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 – Call for nominations posted

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – Nominations due (all positions)

  • Friday, September 1, 2017 – List of Nominees posted on AIACC’s website and

    newsletter Relevance

  • Friday, September 22, 2017 – Candidate materials due (photos, bios, philosophies)

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – Publicity for confirmed Candidates posted on AIACC’s

    website and included in Relevance

  • Friday, November 3, 2017 – Additional nominations (if any) from the floor

    accepted during the AIACC Annual Board of Directors

    Meeting at Stanford University, Stanford, CA

For nomination submission requirements and open position descriptions, please reference the attached pdf.

The Vice President of Strategic Planning is a member of the Executive Committee with all of the duties and responsibilities thereof:
Specific duties within this position’s portfolio includes defining and coordinating organizational strategies, recommending related tactical programing and activities in developing the Annual Operating Plan and Budget, and monitoring organizational resources in concert with the Long Range and Strategic Plans. The portfolio also includes identifying trends or emerging issues of concern to the architectural profession, and serving as liaison to AIA’s Strategic Advisory Council.
Additionally, as a member of the Executive Committee, the Vice President may, on occasion assist other Vice Presidents with the concurrence of the President.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Working collaboratively with the President Elect, facilitate the development, and updating, of the Long Range and Strategic Plans;
  • Recommend and comment on particular strategies and tactics in development of the Annual Operating Plan and Budget;
    • Monitor and report on the status of related strategic implementation initiatives
  • Lead original AIACC surveys, research, or the development of “White Papers” of issues of strategic importance;
  • Review and comment on industry research and related surveys, reports and studies
  • Identification, developing, and monitoring organizations, and/or partnerships that may facilitate AIACC member service delivery and achievement of strategic goals and objectives.


The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

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