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Young Architects Forum Advisory Committee

The YAF Advisory Committee (YAF AdCom), as of 2003, consists of young architects working in association with the COF Executive Committee. The structure of the Young Architects Forum was originally modeled after the leadership structure of the College of Fellows (COF) and is itself a prime example of mentoring in action. For more information on the YAF and Advisory Committee positions, view the YAF Handbook.



Interested in applying to be on the YAF Advisory Committee?

Positions Available:

Vice Chair (3 year term)
- Advocacy Director
- Communications Director
- Knowledge Director

Application requirements:

Please address application materials to Virginia Marquardt, AIA, 2015 YAF Chair.

- Applicant Letter of Interest: Describe your interest in the specific position you are seeking. Limited to 500 words and one (1) page.
- Professional biography/ résumé, limited to two (2) pages.
- Two letters of recommendation from an AIA Component Leader: a Component President or Executive Committee member; Component Executive or Staff member; or Regional Director.

Please submit application as a single PDF document not to exceed 5MB. Documents must be titled “LastName_FirstName.pdf” and e-mailed to by August 18, 2014.

Current Advisory Committee

YAF Advisory Committee Roster


The most current YARD roster is available on the YAF Young Architect Regional Directors webpage.

Committee SharePoint Access

If you are a current YAF Advisory Committee member you may access the YAF SharePoint site by clicking the button below.



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