Jon Baker, FAIA – for his service on the California Architects Board (CAB) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).
“Your work on the CAB and your commitment to emerging professionals, and your many contributions to public health safety and welfare, are commendable, and exemplify the volunteer spirit that is the hallmark of the profession.”
John Mutlow, FAIA / Marvin Taff, FAIA / Andrea Cohen-Gehring, FAIA- For their work in leading the Fellows Committee in Los Angeles which has resulted in an unprecedented number of chapter members receiving the highest honor an AIA member can attain.“Your commitment to developing this mentorship program and helping your fellow architects attain this recognition is commendable.”
Mark Christian, Hon. AIACC– for his outstanding service to the American Institute of Architects, California Council, its membership, and the entire architectural profession as our advocate to the Legislature.“Always cognizant of the profession’s respected public reputation, and its valued service to society, your ability to quickly recognize and effectively respond to emerging challenges, while always seeking “the high road,” continues to position the AIACC as a meaningful player in Sacramento’s political environment.”
William H. Fain, Jr., FAIA– in recognition of your career of outstanding work as an urban designer, your exemplary service to the built environment, and for your literary prowess – elevating the discussion about the urban environment through your writings and many publications.“Your commitment to planning and developing communities that are skillfully woven into the fabric of California is remarkable.”
John Grounds, AIA– for his tremendous service and tireless efforts at all levels of the AIA
“Your work in cultivating future generations of architects is especially noteworthy, and your leadership by example has empowered many others to emulate your record of selfless service.”
Robert A. Jernigan, AIA, Leed AP - changing the face of architecture within Los Angeles, your determined advocacy for the value of design in rebuilding the downtown core has made an indelible mark on our community and is worthy of recognition.“Creating a space that both celebrates design and invites civic commentary, you have enhanced the public’s admiration of both architects and architecture.”
Marilyn Lyon - in recognition of your long and distinguished service to your people of California, and the architectural profession, as a Public Member of the California Architects Board.“Your leadership has benefited greatly the public’s understanding of the role architects can play in professional and community affairs, and is greatly admired and respected by your many friends and colleagues.”
Ralph Simoni, Hon. AIACC- in recognition of your extraordinary service, commitment, and advocacy on behalf of the California architectural profession; as the AIACC’s advocate for over 32 years, you have represented the profession’s agenda before the California Legislature, and the Executive Departments, Boards, and Commissions.“Without hesitation, you provided wise counsel; the clarity and pragmatism acquired through countless battles and confrontations, and you continuously offered exceptional political sensibilities on many sensitive issues, challenges and opportunities.
Suzanne Stalder-Mansur, Hon. AIACC– acknowledging your resourceful spirit of collaboration, and your thoughtful and persistent approach to envisioning the possibilities, while also being a faithful steward of scarce financial resources.“During a time of severe financial challenges, your strategic thinking enabled the Council to successfully navigate a perilous environment of shrinking resources, in the face of expanding member services and delivery.”
Dawn Quisenberry, Hon. AIA San Diego- in grateful recognition of your many years of service and dedication to the American Institute of Architects.“Serving in many different capacities, your commitment to the membership and your dedication to creating a strong AIA in the communities which you have served, has made an indelible mark on the profession.”
Hraztan Zeitlian, AIA - in recognition of your long and distinguished service to the architectural profession, and the people of California as an architect member of the California Architects Board.“Your collaborative spirit of engagement exemplifies the highest standards of the profession, and your determined advocacy for the contributions of design in creating livable communities and improving the human condition is greatly appreciated.”
California CACE- recognizing the extraordinary service of AIA chapter executive staff to the AIA in California.“It has been said “anyone can run an organization in good times, but it is the hard times that test one’s character and abilities.” The time in which we live cannot get much more difficult. However, despite all these challenges, you continue to perform brilliantly.”