Category Leadership


AIA CA Grassroots Legislative Meeting

    AIA CA Grassroots Virtual in-District Legislative Day ISSUE BRIEFINGS APRIL 23 AND APRIL 30       MEETINGS MAY 7, 14, 21, AND 28, 2021 April 23rd Briefing April 30th Briefing AIA CA Grassroots Legislative Meeting AIA CA Grassroots gives local California components and their members the opportunity to directly advocate for AIA California’s …


Jun 11 | EP Webinar The skill you need: Career Resilience

EP Workforce Webinars & Live Courses AIA National’s Emerging Professionals have created a series of EP-focused workforce webinars and live courses to support emerging professionals throughout the pandemic. The first webinar was last week and focused on working parents and how to thrive while maintaining a healthy balance as a parent.   The skill you …


AIA NAC Mentorship Survey

AIA NAC Mentorship Survey Introduction This study seeks to gather data detailing the perception of professional relationships and the interpersonal modes of career success among new and experienced professionals.   Procedures You will be shown a series of multiple choice and open response questions. The questionnaire varies in length and will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete. Questions …


May 4 | AIA Remembers Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA

Remembering Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA AIA mourns the passing of former AIA President Marvin Malecha, who died on Monday, May 4, due to complications from heart surgery. He was 70 years old. Born on June 6, 1949, Malecha was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, beginning …


May 24th Deadline for San Mateo Planning Commission Application

The City of San Mateo has an opening on its Planning Commission and is keenly interested in having an architect in that seat, which will be vacated by Dianne Whitaker when she terms out on June 20, 2019. The lens through which an architect views projects, their depth of knowledge of design, and deep understanding …


Virtual Capitol Hill Day

AIA members are invited to join the Grassroots leadership conference in DC tomorrow by participating in a Virtual Capitol Hill Day. The AIA San Mateo County 2019 President Juliet Hsu, 2019 President-Elect Zeden Jones, and Executive Director, Jackie Tanner will be in Washington, DC visiting members of Congress and sharing the AIA National message on …


Call for Citizen Architects

  Are you a Citizen Architect? Do you participate in civic engagement or play a role in advancing public policy? If so, we want to know! Email and share your civic work in public roles at the local, state, or national level. “Citizen Architect” has been used to describe architects who have given back in …


AIA Grassroots 2019

  Grassroots 2019 is AIA’s annual leadership and legislative event for elected chapter leaders and chapter staff. This year’s agenda emphasizes chapter and community leadership with workshops designed to help elected chapter officers become more effective chapter and civic leaders. Attendees share information, ideas, and best practices with their counterparts from around the country and …


Jack Matthews Retires From San Mateo Politics

Architect, Jack Matthews, AIA and former AIA San Mateo Chapter [1992] President retires… from public service, that is. Here’s the story as reported by Samantha Weigel in San Mateo’s The Daily Journal back in December 2015: After two decades of public service, Jack Matthews spent his last meeting behind the San Mateo City Council dais …


New AIA Identity for AIASMC

You may have noticed the new AIA brand slowly appearing in our communications pieces, and soon our website. This is the new national brand that was adopted last year, and that most Chapter will implement eventually. The new identity — by Pentagram Design — consists mainly of four spot colors: red, light gray, dark gray …

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