AIA Michigan Monday Minutes

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director


Champion the profession. Nurture our chapters. Build Michigan better.
October 9, 2017
Happy Monday!  

Executive Director Update

If you are interested in serving on your chapter or state board, please join us at the Leadership Retreat this year. This is for all members not just current board members.
Please register f or the  AIAMI Leadership Retreat and Annual Meeting  in Traverse City, October 12-13th.
All members are welcome to attend.

It's not too early to secure your room for the 2018 convention. AIAMI has secured a block of rooms at the Hilton Midtown which is the AIA headquarters hotel. More here about the hotel. If you are interested in reserving a room with the AIAMI block follow this link. You will be asked to enter your information. You are responsible for making your reservation, updating and cancellations. The rate is $389 per night. There are other rooms available on the 2018 convention site here.

Component Updates:
  • AIA Leadership Institute 2017 - Register today! Join us November 16, for a powerful one-day leadership training event for architects. Earn up to 6.25 LU|HSW by participating at one of our five Regional Venue locations. Learn essential leadership skills to take on a larger role in your firm and community. 
  • New product supporting EPs seeking licensure. The AIA is launching a CONFIDENTIAL new product in 2018 and we are seeking registered architects to act as subject matter experts to assist with the development. Dedicated and passionate individuals who can volunteer 15-20 hours can contact the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals for more information.
  • Be sure you're covered. If your component is insured by The Hartford (for fire, premises, P&C, etc.), your policy may soon be cancelled. The AIA Trust Business Owners Program through CNA Schinnerer offers customized solutions to meet your component's needs. Contact Kevin Collins at (301) 951-5412 or call (888) 867 9327 for a quote. For more information on component insurance, review the insurance primer here. For more information about Business Owners coverage for your component office, click here.
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Have a great week!

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI
AIA Michigan Executive Director
Weekly Highlights

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Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant
The application deadline for the LeBrun Grant is November 1st by 5:00 pm EST.
If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5pm on the following Monday.
Single award of $15,000.
To further the personal and professional development of an architect in early or mid-career through travel. Travel plans should be focused on a selected topic of interest to the individual, rather than a part of a larger humanitarian or institutional endeavor. If appropriate, the winner may be asked to present at the Center for Architecture upon return.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens with a professional degree in architecture as well as practicing architects, either licensed or unlicensed. Academics may apply, but must also be practicing architects.

Register Today!

Join Local and Industry Leaders from Across the Country

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 | 8:30am - 5:00pm 
The Madison, 1555 Broadway
Earn Up to 6.25 LU/HSW Credits

  Please click here for  more information

2017 Green Construction Education Workshop
October 26, 2017
"Water Management in Commercial Buildings with Continuous Exterior Insulation"
Approved to offer 8 AIA HSW - Please click here for more information

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.
November 16 & 17
  MIM's office in Southfield
8am - 5pm both days
MIM Members: $350
Non-Members: $450

Click here to register today!

In This Issue

Krieger Klatt Architects, Royal Oak, MI
10.9.17 Krieger Klatt Architects is seeking an Architectural Designer I and Associate III. To learn more about Krieger Klatt Architects visit
TowerPinkster, Kalamazoo, MI
10.6.17 TowerPinkster is seeking a Project Manager, Design Architect and Project Architect. To learn more about TowerPinkster visit
Kraemer Design Group, Detroit, MI
10.6.17 Kraemer Design Group is seeking an Intern/Junior Specifications Writer. To learn more about Kraemer Design Group visit
inform Studio, Northville, MI
10.5.17 inform Studio is seeking a Project Leader, Architect, Electrical Engineer and aMechanical Engineer.  To learn more about inform Studio visit
Progressive AE, Grand Rapids, MI
10.5.17 Progressive AE is seeking a Graduate Architect and Senior Architect.  To learn more about Progressive AE visit
Thomas Roberts Architect, Wyandotte, MI
10.5.17 Thomas Roberts Architect is seeking a Project Architect and an Intern Architect.  To learn more about Thomas Roberts Architect visit
SmithGroupJJR, Detroit, MI
10.5.17 SmithGroupJJR is seeking a Project Manager, Senior Construction Administrator andBuilding Enclosure Consultant.  To learn more about SmithGroupJJR visit
JPRA Architects, Farmington Hills, MI
10.5.17 JPRA Architects seeks a Project Architect and a Technical Architect. To learn more about JPRA Architects visit
Intersect Studio, Kalamazoo, MI
10.5.17 Intersect Studio seeks experienced Architects. To learn more about Intersect Studio visit
Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc., Southfield, MI
10.5.17 Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc. seeks a Graduate Architect. To learn more about Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc. visit
Lindsey Architecture, Greensboro, NC
10.5.17 Lindsey Architecture is seeking a Project Architect. To learn more about Lindsey Architecture visit

The Think Shop, Detroit, MI
9.24.17  The Think Shop Architects is looking for a Designer/Draftsperson. To learn more about The Think Shop Architects visit
Arkos Design Mishawaka, IN
9.24.17  Arkos Design is looking for an Architectural Graduate. To learn more about Arkos Design visit
StarrdesignCharlotte, NC
9.24.17 Starrdesign is looking for an Interior Designer. To learn more about Starrdesign visit
Edgewater Design Group, LLCPetoskey, MI
9.24.17   Edgewater Design Group, LLC is looking for a Licensed Architect. To learn more about Edgewater Design Group, LLC visit

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Upcoming Chapter Events:  
BEC-GD Regional Symposium
Wed., Oct. 18 - More Information

COTE Planning Meeting
Thurs., Oct. 12 - More Information

AIAGR Honor Awards Gala
Thurs., Oct. 19 -  More Information

West Michigan Design and Construction Expo
Thurs., Oct. 26 - More Information

Mid Michigan Code Officials Assoc. joint seminar with ICC Instructors
Thurs., Oct. 12 - More Information

Honor Awards
Fri., Nov. 3 - Save the Date!
AIA Southwest Michigan

Building Tour
Thurs., Oct. 19 - Save the Date!

Design Awards Celebration
Thurs., Nov. 9 - More Information

2016 Business Boosters

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Strategic Plan
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