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Notes from the Robert Ivy Visit

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AIA Ft. Worth Visit with CEO Robert Ivy, FAIA

Notes from November 20, 2013

 

Attendees:
President – J. Romigh
President-Elect-  D. Gatzke
Secretary – D. Roe
Treasurer – T. Stewart
VP Communications – B. Allen
VP Education – J. Earley
VP Honors – G. Ibanez
Dir-at-Lg – C. Davis
I/A Director – J. Mejia
PP Director – B. Shaw
Dir. Fundraising – M. Bennett
TSA Director – S. Dennehy
ExD. – Alesha Niedziela

 

2014 Board:
Dir-at-Lg – Amy Brooks
Emerging Professional Director – Jennifer Branham
VP Honors –Norman Ward
Secretary – Amanda Schulte

 

Additional Associates Invited:
Joseph Cannon
Agustina Siquot
Chris Ortiz

  1. Clarity of Organization
  2. Ambiguity of evolution as decision making body
  3. Representation or not?
  4. Leadership Development Committee:
    • Gatekeeper to the Board
    • Council = Leadership to the Board
  5. Corporation?
    • AIA is member-driven
  6. Texas Nominating Committee:
    • Decisions by Board of Directors
    • Regional Representation
    • Member-Driven
    • Formula for fewer
  7. Knowledge Communities:
    • Are they active?
    • Adequate funding to get out to members?
    • Money and influence
  8. Geographic
    • Texas Role:
      • Texas worked hard
      •  Works well
      • Losing ground
      • Fly over states?
      • Driven by someone with an agenda
  9. Structure of Governance:
    • Programs
    • How best to govern?
    • Cart before the horse
  10. AIA Foundation
    • Member service
    • How governance will impact?
  11. Task new governance with new issues
    • Call Council =  Board
    • Call Board =  Executive Committee
  12. Right small group
  13. Members don’t feel represented
  14. What makes us different?
  15. College of Fellows – works differently
  16. Smaller, more elite
  17. We need to be out in front of Big Issues (Architecture for Humanity)
  18. Emerging Professionals = want action
  19. Cooperate with sister organization
    • C. ED
  20. Design Practice Academy
    • Like teaching hospital
    • Operated by schools
    • Funded by profession
  21. ACSA:
    • How control perpetuated
    • Who shows up? Could get distorted
    • How does leadership development fit in?
      • Could become agenda driven
      • Potential leaders?
      • Ground rules?
        • Members have to rotate diverse regional representation
        • Texas has nominations committee
    • Sometime too inclusive
    • Large percentage of new members
    • Value of membership
      • Value of Portal
      • Meaning of being a member
      • Makes us better architects
      • Non-member is less committed
    • Clarity of what we want to do
    • How does it all relate?