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Board Nominations






2019 - 2020


You can help AIA Silicon Valley continue to advance its mission to serve the local architect, promotes architecture and the built environment. AIA Silicon Valley needs and welcomes the enthusiastic participation of its members on the Board of Directors.


Serving in a leadership role offers an opportunity to play a direct role in determining the organization's overall direction and impact all while expanding one's personal and professional networks.


Find out who has already been nominated, click here.




Vice President/President Elect:

Term: 1 year                                                             2019

Duties. The Vice President / President-Elect shall possess all the powers and perform all the duties of the President in the event of the absence of the President or of the President's disability, refusal, or failure to act and shall perform such other duties as are properly assigned by the Board of Directors or the President. The Vice President / President-Elect shall serve for one year, automatically ascending to the office of President.



Term: 2 years                                                           2019-2020

Duties. The Secretary shall act as the recording and corresponding secretary and as secretary of meetings of this Chapter and of the Board of Directors; have custody of and shall safeguard and keep in good order all property of this Chapter, except property that is placed under the charge of the Treasurer; issue all notices of this Chapter; keep its membership roll; sign all instruments and matters that require the attestation or approval of this Chapter, except as otherwise provided in these Bylaws; keep its seal, and affix it on such instruments as require it; prepare the reports of the Board of Directors and this Chapter; in collaboration with the President, have charge of all matters pertaining to the meetings of this Chapter, and shall perform all other duties usual and incidental to the office.


Director - 4 Positions

Term: 2 years                                                           2019-2020


Duties: Directors play a very unique and important role in the organization. The Director should serve on multiple committees and assist the Vice President and Secretary with the organization of elections. The Director is also one of the most serviceable officers in the area of being a liaison between the Board of Directors and the constituency. He or she should know the “ins and outs” of the organization and be an enthusiastic team player.



Student Liaison - 1 Position                                   2019

Term: 1 year


All nominations must be received on or before August 15, 2018 to be included on the ballot at our Annual Business Meeting on September 12, 2018. The nominee must be made aware and agree to the nomination before placed on this form. You may self nominate as well. Voting will take place at the Annual Business Meeting.


Please submit a 100-word candidate statement, a brief bio, and your "head shot" and note the position you are seeking by August 15th. Nominees will be posted on this webpage.





To qualify for a position on the AIA Silicon Valley Board you must be an AIA Silicon Valley Member, an Associate Member, or Member Emeritus in good standing.


The expectations for Officers and Directors are as follows:

  1. Attend the monthly Board meeting (2nd Thursday of every month, 7:30-9:30 AM).
  2. Attend the Board Retreat (one day, Q4).
  3. Attend and support all Chapter programs and events.
  4. Maintain binder with key information, contacts, etc., to pass along to successor.
  5. Encourage member support and assist with promoting the AIA local chapter within the Architectural and Design community.

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