2021 Call for Board Nominations



You can help AIA Silicon Valley continue to advance its mission to serve local architects and promote architecture and the built environment in Silicon Valley and beyond. 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.

2021-2022 NOMINEES: Candidates Statement  | 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS




Vice President / President Elect:

Term: 1 year / 2021

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 / 2021-2022

Duties: The Treasurer shall have charge and shall exercise general supervision of the financial affairs and keep the records and books of account of this Chapter; prepare the budgets, collect amounts due this Chapter, and give receipts for and have the custody of its funds and monies and make all disbursements of funds; have custody of its securities and of its instruments and papers involving finances and financial commitments; conduct the correspondence relating to the office; and shall perform all duties usual and incidental to the office.


Director - 2 Positions

Term: 2 years / 2021-2022

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.


Associate Director

Term: 2 years /  2021-2022

Duties: The Associate Director plays a very unique and important role in the organization. The Associate Director should serve on multiple committees in relation to serving the needs and continuing education of our Associate AIA members and serving as a voice for the Associate members.


Student Liaison / 2021

Term: 1 year

Duties: Student Liaison to the Board of Directors shall be an undergraduate or postgraduate student of college level architectural programs or secondary school students within the territory of this Chapter. The student represents the needs and education of students members and serves as a voice for architecture students.



To qualify for a position on the AIA Silicon Valley Board you must be an active 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 2020).
  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.



All nominations must be received on or before midnight (PST) August 21, 2020 to be included on the ballot at our Annual Business Meeting. The nominee must be made aware and agree to the nomination before being placed on this form. You may self nominate as well. Voting will take place at the Annual Business Meeting Thursday, September 17, 2020.


Please submit a 100-word candidate statement, a brief bio, and high resolution photograph of yourself, and note the position you are seeking by August 21, 2020. Nominees will be posted on this website.


EMAIL TO: info@aiasiliconvalley.org
PHONE: 408-298-0611