The membership of the Long Beach / South Bay Chapter of The American Institute of Architects held its Annual Meeting on December 1, 2016, and is pleased to announce the 2017 Board of Directors, including nine incumbents and three newly elected members. Each brings unique experience to the Board and will contribute greatly to the Chapter’s mission.
Returning members (terms through 2017):
- Michael Bohn, AIA, Studio One Eleven – President
- Rick D'Amato, AIA, LPA, Inc. – Immediate Past President
- Ethan Dingwell, Associate AIA, c|a ARCHITECTS - Associate Director
- Carol Beth Cozen, AIA, Cozen Architecture + Lighting - Director
- Jonathan Glasgow, AIA, Interstices – Director
- Nader Ghassemlou, Associate AIA, OBJEKT Studio - Director
Newly elected members (terms through 2018):
- Carina Mills, AIA, c|a ARCHITECTS – Vice President/President-Elect and AIA California Council Representative
- Alan Burks, AIA, Environ Architecture – Treasurer
- David Fernandez, AIA, Aptus - Director
- Keith Hempel, AIA, LPA, Inc. – Secretary
- Leticia Mimila, AIA, Environ Architecture - Director
- Ryan Caldera, Associate AIA, Studio One Eleven – Director
Robert Murrin, FAIA, AC Martin was also elected to serve as the second representative of AIA LBSB on the AIA California Council.
“We have some exciting programs with new partnerships that will be announced in January. As a chapter in existence for 50 years, our role as Architects is more important now than ever in bringing economic, social and aesthetic value to our communities.”– Michael Bohn, AIA
Since 1857, the AIA has represented the professional interests of America's architects. The Long Beach / South Bay Chapter was established as a California 501(c)6 on August 11, 1966.