September 6, 2018
AIA New Jersey recently participated in the annual AIA State Government Network meeting, held in Madison, Wisconsin. Hosted by AIA Wisconsin, the event featured spirited conversation regarding resiliency efforts, school safety initiatives, qualification based selection and the ongoing need for professional licensure at the local, state and national levels.
AIA New Jersey’s Legislative and Government Affairs Chairman, Michael Hanrahan, AIA, was joined by New Jersey Architect’s Political Action Committee Chairman, David DelVecchio, AIA, to both represent our state in the discussions being held and to bring home best practices regarding legislative action from across the nation.
Attendees also participated in seminars on enhancing state PAC’s, an update on recent NCARB changes as well as better advocacy for our profession, including a presentation on the AIA Blueprint for Better campaign. The AIA State Government Network provides a forum for all AIA components to come together, share information, learn from one another and become a stronger profession.
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