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Mr. Arlen Solochek, FAIA

Associate Vice Chancellor, Capital Planning and Special Projects,
Maricopa Community College

Contact Details

Maricopa Community College
Phoenix, AZ

Bio

Arlen M. Solochek, FAIA, is a registered architect and the Associate Vice Chancellor, Capital Planning and Special Projects for the Maricopa Community College District. “Maricopa”, is one of the largest community college districts in the nation, enrolling over 240,000 students each year, and is the largest provider of post secondary education in the State of Arizona. The District is composed of ten independently accredited colleges, multiple education centers and two skills training centers located throughout the greater Phoenix, Arizona and surrounding urban area. Prior to Maricopa, Arlen worked as staff architect for a major Arizona public utility, in private architectural practice and at Arizona State University managing construction of major capital improvements and maintenance projects.

Arlen currently serves on the AIA Documents Committee, the group responsible for writing new and updating existing AIA agreements and forms.  He served as the Task Group Chair for the A201-2017 General Conditions update and has been a speaker at AIA National Conventions on the A201. He also has served as Vice Chair, Chair and representative to Western Mountain Region for the AIA Fellows in Arizona.

Education

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Master of Business Administration, 1985
specialty in real estate studies
1980 To 1985

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Bachelors in Architecture, 1976
1971 To 1976

Job History

Maricopa County Community College District
Associate Vice Chancellor, Capital Planning and Special Projects
Tempe, AZ, United States
January 1992 - present

Arizona State University
Construction Project Manager- Department of Planning and Construction
Tempe, AZ, United States
January 1989 - January 1992

The Orcutt Winslow Partnership
Project Manager/Project Architect
Phoenix, AZ, United States
January 1985 - January 1989

Arizona Public Service Company
Supervising Senior Architect
Phoenix, AZ, United States
January 1977 - January 1985

Specialties

  • Construction Procurement
  • Program Management
  • Special Building Type Consultation
  • Strategic Facility Planning