President’s Party & Annual Meeting

The 2020 President’s Party & Annual Meeting is sponsored by:   We look forward to mixing up a few fun cocktails & mocktails with AIA CoTE Co-Chair, Christian Pegher, AIA; hosting interactive games, yes with prizes!;  voting on new board members at the local and state level, celebrating newly registered architects, AIA member accomplishments throughout the year, and introducing the 2021 Board President! Are you or someone you know retiring?  Let us know here!  Share with the community one interesting/fun thing you did this year!  Tell us about it here!  Register for the Celebration at:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdu6opjMtHNKZTQ_cWsP9-1egzssGWidX  

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2019 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party

Celebrating New RAs & Welcoming the 2020 Board of Directors

By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on December 6, 2019

Attendees at the 2019 AIA Pittsburgh Annual Meeting and Holiday Party congratulated the 14 young professionals who have successfully completed the A.R.E. and AXP hours to become registered architects in 2019. At the end of each year, members of the AIA Pittsburgh community gather together to celebrate at the President’s Holiday Party. This year, the party was held at RM Creative. The Annual Meeting portion of the evening kicked off with the election of four AIA members to serve on the AIA Pittsburgh Board of Directors – Larry Fabbroni, AIA; Amanda Markovic, AIA; Catherine Adams, AIA, and Nickie Cheung, Assoc. AIA were all elected unanimously.  Joseph Chaffin, AIA  and Dina Snider, AIA had their terms renewed and Lisa Carver, AIA was elected for...

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2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party

New RAs and Updates to the Bylaws

By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on December 6, 2018

At the end of each year, members of the AIA Pittsburgh community gather together to celebrate at the President’s Holiday Party. This year, the party was held at IKM, Incorporated. The Annual Meeting portion of the evening kicked off with the election of four AIA members to serve on the AIA Pittsburgh Board of Directors – Lisa Carver, AIA, Principal at Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel: NCARB, LEED AP, Leadership Pittsburgh Graduate; Patricia Culley, AIA, Senior Associate at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson:  WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C, member of the PA COTE Committee, John Ryan, AIA, Project Architect at DesignGroup, LEED AP, Leadership Institute graduate.  Brian Gaudio, Assoc. AIA was renewed as Associate AIA Board representative. Next, the membership voted on the proposed by-law changes. The new Bylaw changes that were unanimously accepted...

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2017 President’s Holiday Party

New RAs and Updates to the Bylaws

By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on December 12, 2017

At the end of each year, members of the AEC community gather together to celebrate at AIA Pittsburgh’s President’s Holiday Party. This year, the party was held at our new office. Early in the evening we conducted our Annual Meeting. Four AIA members were voted on to be part of the AIA Pittsburgh Board of Directors – Joe Chaffin, AIA; Quintin Kittle, AIA; Laura Nettleton, AIA; Bea Spolidoro, AIA – as well as one Associate AIA Board representative – Brian Gaudio, Assoc. AIA. Next, the membership voted on the proposed by-law changes. The newly-voted-on bylaws now reads: 6.51 The Board of Directors must meet in regular or special meetings in order to transact business. Meeting in person is expected, however in special circumstances...

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A Night at Wigle

By-Law Changes and a Whiskey Garden

Earlier this month, members and nonmembers joined together at Wigle Whiskey’s new Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden to enjoy an evening of cocktails and conversation at the Annual Membership Meeting. First up was taking care of business, which included voting on the proposed by-law changes. The proposed changes allow AIA Pittsburgh to have up to three Associate Members on the Board of Directors at any given time. Last year, AIA National changed their by-laws to allow chapters to increase Associate representation on their boards. This provides more flexibility and diverse representation on our board. The newly-voted-on by-law now reads (with the newly added change in italics):  6.11  Membership of the Board of Directors.   The Board of Directors shall consist of fourteen...

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