On October 7, 2017, the American Institute of Architects President Tom V. Vonier, FAIA presented the AIA Canada charter to its new President Som Bose, AIA. The presentation ceremony took place during the joint AIA International Region / AIA Continental Europe Chapter Conference held in Prague Castle in the Czech Republic.
The Canadian Chapter with over 400 members is the seventh chapter in the International Region joining AIA United Kingdom, AIA Continental Europe, AIA Hong Kong, AIA Japan, AIA Middle East and AIA Shanghai.
The AIA Canada Board is made up of the following persons from the Formation Committee:
President - Mr. Som Bose, AIA, MBA, NCARB, LEED AP
Vice President - Ms. Stephanie Calvet, AIA, LEED AP
Secretary - Mr. Reza Asadikia, AIA Int. Associate, OAA
Treasurer - Mr. Stuart Howard, AIA, FRAIC, AIBC, SAA
The IR Board also thanks the folowing Committee members for their contributions to the chapter's formation:
Ms. Onah Jung, AIA, OAA, NCARB, LEED AP
Mr. Bobby James, AIA, MRAIC, RIBA, AAO
Mr. Luke Andritsos, AIA, OAA, NCARB, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C
Dr. Adam Pantelimon, AIA Int. Assoc., FRIBA, MRAIC, ARB, CNOA
Mr. Lee Strickland, AIA, OAA, NCARB, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C
Please join us in officially welcoming the AIA Canada Chapter to the International Region.