AIA Utah Committees
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We rely on our volunteers - Architect, Associate, Emeritus, Fellows and Allied Members - to help shape the role that good design plays in creating better spaces for live, work, and play. With over 650 members, AIA Utah promotes positive change through the power of design.
AIA Utah Committees all have two co-chairs. One chair is a member of the Board of Directors. Committee Responsibilities for each board member can be found here.
BEC / Committee On The Environment (COTE)
To provide Building Envelope education that is relevant to Utah Built Environment practitioners. The BEC committee works to elevate talent and help our members compete in varied markets.
Chairs: Bryan Markkanen, AIA
Honors and Awards Committee
The honors and awards committee is dedicated to recognizing the best architecture in Utah.
Meeting Dates and Times: 4th Tuesday of each month, 9:00-10:00am
Chair: Daniel Rogers, AIA
Government Affairs Committee
To promote and enhance the health and safety of all Utahans in the built environment through relationship building, and lobbying of government officials.
The Government Affairs Committee meets EVERY WEDNESDAY from 8am - 9:30am during Legislative Session (through March 4, 2022.) Please see the link below for our digital meeting.
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Meeting ID: 858 0828 2999
Co Chair: RK Stewart, FAIA
Co Chair: Jackson Ferguson, AIA
Community Relations (CR) Committee
We are the voice of AIA Utah connecting the members, the public and our communities throughout the region.
Chairs: Fran Pryun
Equity by Design (EQxD)
To educate the design community on the importance of equitable practices and the value of diverse individuals in order to foster inclusive and equitable environments, processes, and policies; and eliminate explicit and implicit bias in the built environment and profession.
Urban Design Committee
We communicate and research significant public or private development in the state of Utah. The group serves as a community resource to promote and advocate on behalf of a better built environment for Utah.
Chairs: Soren Simonsen, FAIA
Young Architects’ Forum (YAF)
The AIA Utah Young Architects Forum's purpose is to encourage the participation of younger members in AIA Utah’s programs and activities, and to assist young designers in their professional growth and to educate the public about the value of quality design.
Chair: Markus Johnson
Member Relations Committee
We aim to attract and retain members by promoting and refining internal member communications, creating a dynamic yearly calendar and hosting new member related services and events.
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