January 16, 2020
For his last official task as American Institute of Architects (AIA) New Jersey Regional Representative 2017-19, Bruce D. Turner, AIA, performed the installation ceremonies at the AIA New Jersey and Architects League of Northern New Jersey Inauguration and Awards Gala held at The Treasury at Felina in Ridgewood, NJ on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
The New Executive Committee is as follows:
President Steven B, Lazarus, AIA
President-Elect Joshua Zinder, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Vice President John A. Cwikla, AIA
Secretary Manuel Pereiras, AIA
Treasurer Marvin Clawson, AIA, NCARB, NJCID, ASID
Regional Representative 2020-2022 Michael Hanrahan, AIA
Regional Associate Director Libertad Lauren McLellan Harris, Associate AIA
Young Architect Regional Director Vin Minkler, AIA
Immediate Past President Judy Donnelly, AIA
Bruce was elected to his position in 2016, our first ever Regional Representative after the national repositioning of the AIA and during his term worked with his class to meet the goals of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, namely: Elevating Public Awareness, Advocating for the Profession and Advancing Knowledge and Expertise with the primary objectives: Career Pathways, Influence, Innovation, Market Leadership, Outreach, Policy, Relevance and Research. In 2019, Mr. Turner additionally served as the Moderator for the Strategic Council, a most esteemed honor and great responsibility.
Outgoing President Donnelly and Incoming President Lazarus shared in the presentation, celebration and recognition for Mr. Turner, citing his recent elevation as a Louise Blanchard Bethune Fellow and presented with a distinguished medal by AIA National in recognition of completing his term on the AIA Strategic Council and for serving as Moderator. Steven and Judy presented Bruce with an award from AIA New Jersey in recognition and appreciation of his exemplary service to AIA New Jersey during this term.
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Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through a dynamic network of more than 250 chapters and more than 95,000 member architects and design professionals, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. The organization’s local chapter, AIA New Jersey, has served as the voice of the architectural profession in the Garden State since 1900. Based in Trenton, AIA New Jersey has over 2,000 members across six sections. For more information, please visit http://www.aia-nj.org
By Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, AIA, AIA NJ Advocacy Consultant | Posted in AIA-NJ News | Tagged: #2020, #AIA, #AIANJ, #AIAStrategicCouncil, #Architecture, #AWARDS, #AwardsGala, #BruceDTurnerAIA, #CitizenArchitect, #FelinaNJ, #InaugurationandAwardsGala, #Installation, #JohnCwiklaAIA, #JoshuaZinderAIA, #LibertadLaurenHarrisAssociateAIA, #MarvinClawsonAIA, #RidgewoodNJ, #ServiceBeforeSelf, #StevenBLazarusAIA, #VinMinklerAIA, Architect, JudyDonnellyAIA, ManuelPereirasAIA, MichaelHanrahanAIA | Comments (0)
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