Newsletter | March 2016
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Jim Drinan

Meet AAO Board Member Jim Drinan

Last month, we announced the new slate of board members for 2016 and featured an interview with John Comazzi. This month, meet Jim Drinan, Executive Director of the American Planning Association (APA). Read about his background in association management, the APA's latest initiatives, and what he hopes to see AAO achieve during his board term in this Q&A with Jim Drinan.

Member News

Member Feature: Q&A with Leadership of the New Center for Architecture & Design in Seattle

CfAD Seattle Opening
The Center for Architecture & Design in Seattle celebrated its grand opening on March 5, 2016. CfAD brings together AIA Seattle, Design in Public, Seattle Architecture Foundation and AIA Washington Council.

AAO interviewed the lead collaborators about raising funds for a new center, structuring partnerships, planning for long-term impact, and more. Read our Q&A with Lisa Richmond, Susan Surface and Stacy Segal for tips on opening an architecture center.

People in the News

Tim Thomas
  • Tim Thomas was named an honorary AIA member for his design education work with the Denver Architectural Foundation
  • AAO Board Member Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop discusses the new design studios added to the AIA Architects Foundation National Resilience Initiative network
  • David Sutherland was named AIA Atlanta's new Executive Director earlier this year
  • Amanda DeCort, Executive Director of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, was named to the "Tulsa 40" - 40 people under 40 making a difference in the Tulsa community

Member News Roundup

Iceberg at NBM

General News

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