AIA Michigan Monday Minutes

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director


Champion the profession. Nurture our chapters. Build Michigan better.
May 22, 2017
Happy Monday!  

Executive Director Update

Honor Awards winners announced and registration is open!!  Register today for the presentation on Friday, June 16th at the Roostertail in Detroit. Download the brochure here!

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

Weekly Highlights

  Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
Are you an emerging professional beginning the path to licensure? The Architects Foundation is proud to sponsor the Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship for another year. This program recognizes the "significant contributions of emerging professionals at early stages in their careers and helps defray the costs associated with the Architect Registration Exam." Submissions are open from April 17 - June 19, 2017. Be sure and take advantage of this phenomenal opportunity. 
See the website for more information, including application guidelines.  

Please click HERE for more information!

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.
SGN 2017 Annual Meeting (Westin St. Louis)
June 14-16, 2017
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


Please click HERE for more information!

In This Issue
Job Positions

Have you checked the  Job Board  lately? New positions and resumes are added every week along with scholarship opportunities and design competitions!

If you have questions or are interested in placing an opening or resume, email


Seeking Entry Level position in June:  Resume

AutoCad Technician: Resume

Architect looking to relocate to Michigan: Resume

Venezuelan Architect traveling to Dearborn: Resume

Architectural Design and Consultant Architect: Resume

Recent Postings:

Rossetti, Detroit, MI
5.19.17 Rossetti Architects is looking for a Project Manager and a Senior Technical Designer. To learn more about Rossetti visit
Integrated Architecture, Grand Rapids, MI
5.19.17 Integrated Architecture is looking for a Senior Architectural Designer. To learn more about Integrated Architecture visit
TowerPinkster, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, MI
5.19.17 TowerPinkster is looking for a Design Manager, Design Architect, Interior Designer and Project Architect. To learn more about TowerPinkster please visit
AMDG Architects, Grand Rapids, MI
5.19.17 AMDG Architects is looking for a Senior Project Manager and a Designer. To learn more about AMDG Architects visit
Lord Aeck Sargent, Ann Arbor, MI
5.19.17 Lord Aeck Sargent is looking for a Registered Architect/Project Manager. To learn more about Lord Aeck Sargent visit
JPRA Architects, Farmington Hills, MI
5.8.17 JPRA Architects is looking for a Designer. To learn more about JPRA Architects visit

5.8.17 JPRA Architects is looking for a Technical Architect. To learn more about JPRA Architects visit
5.8.17 JPRA Architects is looking for a Planner. To learn more about JPRA Architects visit

Bergmann Associates, Lansing & Grand Rapids, MI
5.1.17 Bergmann Associates is looking for a Project Architect, Senior Architectural Project Manager, and an Architectural Project Manager. To learn more about Bergmann Associates visit
Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick, Inc., Shelby Twp., MI
5.1.17 Anderson Eckstein and Westrick, Inc. is looking for an Architect. To learn more about Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick visit
Buday + Kruzel Architects PLLC, Harbor Springs, MI
5.1.17 Buday + Kruzel Architects, PLLC is looking for an Architectural Draftsperson. To learn more about Buday+Kurzel Architects PLLC visit

Upcoming Chapter Events:  
AIA Detroit Honor Awards Registration
Now through June 12 -  More Information

JUST Program
Mon., May 22 - More Information

IES + AIA Emerging Professional Board Game Night
Wednesday, May 25 - More Information

Lauren Myrand Fundraiser Reception
Wednesday, May 25 -  More Information

AIA Detroit CKLDP Info Session and Application Workshop
Wednesday, May 31 - More Information

Golf Outing
Tues., June 27 - More Information

Strategic Planning & Social Event
Thurs., June 1 - Save the Date!

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 . . .

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Operations Director:
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