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AAH Board - Call for Nominations - DEADLINE JULY 31

  • 1.  AAH Board - Call for Nominations - DEADLINE JULY 31

    Posted 07-14-2020 10:53 AM

    Hello AAH members!

    The nomination process for the 2021-2014 Academy of Architecture for Health Board is open through July 31, 2020. The AAH Nominating is looking to fill 2 spots and encourage everyone who is interested to apply.  Details are below:

    2021-2024 AAH Board Nominations

    Candidates for Board membership are asked to demonstrate their past volunteer commitment to the AAH through committee membership, leadership of a committee, task force, or other position. In addition to AAH member healthcare architects, AAH members who have "non-traditional" roles in the industry or with provider organizations are also asked to submit qualifications.

    Board members are typically appointed to a 3-year term, with a maximum of two (2) three (3) year terms. Candidates who are subsequently invited to the Executive Committee path to serve as president of the Academy may serve a longer term.

    New board terms will commence on January 1, 2021. Learn more about the AAH Board and committees.

    Nomination process

    If you are interested in nominating a candidate or yourself (self-nomination), please provide the following information:
    • Candidate's name, email, phone number and mailing address
    • Confirmation by the nominee that the candidate is able and willing to serve on the AAH Board
    • Name of firm or institution that the candidate is associated with, as applicable
    • A written statement from the candidate outlining the following:
      • Years of experience in healthcare design
      • Candidate's involvement (past and/or current) with AIA and AAH (local or national)
      • Expression of candidate's interest in serving on the board and their area of interest
      • Statement of candidate's knowledge of the AAH (mission, values, strategic plan, committee activities)
    • Three (3) letters of reference relating the candidate's suitability for AAH Board participation. (Current AAH board members and AAH Nomination Committee Members are not eligible to offer a letter of reference.)

    Nomination packets should be submitted to no later than 5pm ET on July 31, 2020.

    Nominating Committee

    Tushar Gupta, FAIA, Chair
    Kirsten Waltz, AIA,ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP, Vice Chair
    Kenneth Webb IV, AIA, ACHA,  LEED AP BD+C
    Francis Murdock Pitts FAIA, FACHA, OAA
    Jhiah Chang, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, EDAC

    Tushar Gupta FAIA
    Managing Principal, Houston
    Houston TX