American Institute of Architects, Baton Rouge Chapter
American Institute of Architects, National
COMMITTEES
AIA Baton Rouge has several different committees and we invite the members to participate in them.
If you would like to be a part of one of the committees, please contact one of the following
committee chairpersons or: Kathleen K Gordon - kathleen@aiabr.com



EDUCATION
  • Organize CEU opportunities for the membership
  • Alliances with the university architectural schools
  • Career Day involvement with area high schools
  • "Learning with Little Ones" – reading in area elementary schools
  • Building Blocks: If Kids Ruled the City
Chair: Kate McLean - kmclean@domain-dsgn.com

Additional Members: Darby Clark & Eric Parnell


PUBLIC POLICY

  • Monitor legislation affecting our profession
  • Interact with policy makers in Baton Rouge
  • Link to AIA State and National PAC
Chair: Benjamin Bradford - benjaminrbradford@gmail.com
Chair: Rex Cabaniss - rex@whlcarchitecture.com

Additional Members: Jason Engen, Donn Peterson, Buddy Ragland, Trula Remson & Sam Herpin


PUBLIC AWARENESS

  • Increase publicity for chapter through print and electronic media
  • Develop relationships with those in media
  • Develop public relations with all media to further AIABR policies
Chair: Kevin Alford - KAlford@rhharchitects.com

Additional Members:


PROFESSIONAL & AFFILIATE LIASON

  • Create opportunities to partner with other design professional organizations
  • Develop relationships with collateral organizations
  • Develop and increase Affiliate Membership
Chair: Mike Trahan - mtrahan@tipton-associates.com

Additional Members:


MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION

  • Increase membership and organize chapter meetings
  • Subcommittees include Rose Awards Gala, Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Pool Tournament and CANstruction
  • Organize special events such as Christmas party
  • Develop and increase organization membership
Chair: Bobby Boudreaux - bobbyb@crumpwilsonarchitects.com>

Additional Members: Michael McLean, Felix Ezejiofo & Ayodele Love


ASSOCIATES

  • Create opportunities to aid in and increase the member value for intern architect members
Chair: Susan Naquin - snaquin@rittermaher.com

Additional Members: ALL AIABR Associates


FELLOWS

  • Promoting and encouraging submissions for AIA Fellowship
Chair: Jimmy Hebert - ghebert@gracehebert.com

Additional Members: Skipper Post, Trula Remson, Kevin Harris, Bill Brockway & Bill Obier


SCHOLARSHIP

  • Represent the Chapter with the Louisiana Architectural Foundation concerning the distribution of scholarship funds in the Chapter's accounts, to establish individual scholarship amounts, and award scholarships in accordance with scholarship guidelines
Chair: Jimmy Hebert - ghebert@gracehebert.com

Additional Members: Kate McLean, Lynn Robertson & Rex Cabaniss


CANSTRUCTION

Chair: Mike Trahan - mtrahan@tipton-associates.com
Chair: LaQuinton Nimox - LaQuinton@dna-workshop.com

Additional Members: Katharine LeBlanc, Michael Miller, Rachel Riley & Ingrid Labrador


GOLF TOURNAMENT

Contact: Kathleen K Gordon - kathleen@aiabr.com

Additional Members: Casey Anderson, Fritz Embaugh, Chris Haftek, Neal Johnson, Michelle Stevens, Mallory McKnight-Fuller, & Brandon Yan-Hamby


ROSE AWARDS

Co-Chair: Liz Dyer - elizabeth@dna-workshop.com
Co-Chair: Sarah Gravois - sgravois@gracehebert.com

Additional Members: Kevin Alford, Bobby Boudreaux, Ingrid Labrador, Whitney LeJeune, LaQuinton Nimox, Heidi Claus, Tia Willis & Jessica Wasiloski