AIA Michigan Monday Minutes

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director


Champion the profession. Nurture our chapters. Build Michigan better.
June 20, 2017
Happy Tuesday!  

Executive Director Update

We hope you can join us for our 2nd Annual Honor Awards Exhibition!!

Please RSVP to Evelyn -

Component Updates
  • Understand the 2017 AIA Owner/Architect Agreements: This free webinar will provide insight into the newly revised 2017 Owner-Architect agreements. Presenters will also discuss the new Sustainable Projects Exhibit and explore how it can provide a positive impact on the health and safety of building occupants. June 1, 2:00-3:00 pm, ET; Earn 1.5 LU HSW Register Today!
  • AIA's new Foresight Report offers an environmental scan looking at trends that could transform our profession. Digital copies are free for members. Download today. Two new tools are also available for members only: a PowerPoint deck with select data points to use and a strategic foresight planning workbook.
  • Film challenge seed film: Midtown. A Blueprint for Better. This year's I Look Up Film Challenge shines a light on the powerful social impact of architects and their work. Watch the newly-released seed film.
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Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI
AIA Michigan Executive Director


Evelyn (Evey) Rose Giordano
January 27, 1930-June 19, 2017

Beloved wife of the late Gasper. Loving mother of Prudence Rose (Ronald), Sara Dougherty (late Brian), Cathy Mosley (Mike). Cherished Grand Children, Evelyn, Kelly, Elizabeth and Michael. Great Grandmother of Dylan and Mya.

Evey was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to all. Evelyn loved life and will be missed by all. She worked as a bookkeeper most of her career and was with the AIA Michigan for over 25 years. Evey has many charities she was passionate about. In lieu of flowers we ask for donations to be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Wounded Warrior's Project
Instate at St. Aiden Catholic Church, 17500 Farmington Rd.  Livonia, MI 48152 June 22 at 11:00a.m. until Funeral Service at 11:30a.m.  Celebration of Evelyn's life, 1-4p.m. following at the home of Cathy Mosley, 15488 Fairlane Dr., Livonia, 48154. 

The family welcomes everyone to mass and/or celebration.
St. Aiden Church Map/Directions
Mosley Home Map/Directions
RG & GR Harris Funeral Home Guest Book
Weekly Highlights

AIA Detroit is now accepting applications for its inaugural 2017-18 class. All applications and supplemental materials are due no later than 11:59pm on Friday, June 30th. Please see the attached document for a full description of the application requirements. 

Interested Candidates are encouraged to reach out to the Program Committee at with any questions.

Please click here for more information on how to apply!

In 2017, the State Government Network and SpeakUp conferences will be held in different cities. More networking opportunities will be offered. SpeakUp will focus on training new advocates (there's no need to attend SpeakUp more than once). Grassroots features an optional pre-conference day for Capitol Hill visits if desired.
SpeakUp 2017 (The Curtis Hotel, Denver)
July 19-21, 2017

Structural Masonry Special Inspectors Workshop
presented by  Masonry Institute of Michigan

Special Inspection is the monitoring of the materials and workmanship that are critical to the integrity of the building structure. It is a review of the work of the contractors to assure that the approved plans and specifications are being followed and that relevant codes and ordinances are being observed.
July 13 & 14 - Grand Rapids
August 10 & 11 - Southfield
8am - 5pm both days
MIM Members: $350
Non-Members: $450


Click  here to download Conference Registration Form
Click  here to download Hotel Registration Form
Click  here to download the Conference Brochure

We hope to see you on the island!

Please click HERE for more information!

In This Issue

Upcoming Chapter Events:  
AIA Detroit Honor Awards Registration
Now through June 26 - More Information

Thurs., June 29 - More Information

Golf Outing
Tues., June 27 - More Information

Tour of New Headquarters for Consumers Credit Union
Wed., June 21 - Save the Date!

City of Kalamazoo Public Works will provide information on their planned infrastructure spending changes
Wed.,  June 28 - Save the Date! 

Golf Outing
Fri., Sept. 22 - Save the Date!

CEU Marathon Day
Fri., Sept. 29 - Save the Date!

Design Awards Celebration
Thurs., Nov. 9 - Save the Date!

2016 Business Boosters

You asked for it and we listened. Key courses to help you deliver on your 2016 goals: Business management skills, recommendations to rev your revenue, and new business insights for large- and small-firm architects. Please click  here  to review the courses!

Strategic Plan
2014 -2020

As the architectural profession moves through the first decade of the twenty-first century, it becomes increasingly obvious that the pace of change continues to accelerate . . .

Contact the Staff

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI:
Executive Director of AIA Michigan:
Events and Programming, Finances, Communications, Membership, Government Affairs, Sponsorship

Evelyn Dougherty, Hon. Aff. AIAMI:
Operations Director:
Event Planning, Documents, Continuing Education, Membership
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