Committees

Below is a list of our standing committees. You are invited to participate on any that interest you. Please Email us with your interest.

Awards Committee

Susan Phillips-Hungerford AIA; Paul Bourbeau AIA
Help plan and conduct the annual Excellence in Architecture Awards Program.

NH AEER TF (NH Architects & Engineers Emergency Response Task Force)

Paul Hemmerich, AIA, President NH AEER TF; Bob Champagne PE, Vice President NH AEER TF
The NH Architects & Engineers Emergenc Response TF (NH AEER TF)  trains and encourages architects and engineers to use their skills to help communities recover from disasters. Paul and Jonathan have been trained and certified in disaster assistance and serve as our state coordinators. When disasters occur, these coordinators contact local building and emergency management departments, lead volunteer AIA members, conduct structural assessments and document damage. If you wish to be a volunteer on the disaster assistance team please call the office or contact Paul Hemmerich for more information about training and participation. We currently have over 30 trained voluneers. Contact Paul Hemmerich

Education Committee

Scott Vlasak AIA, Chair
Help develop and carry out the various aspects of the Learning By Design Program. Volunteers help develop curriculum and work in classrooms.
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Emerging Professionals Network

Jonathan Allard, Assoc. AIA, Associate Director; Margaret Robidoux AIA, State Architectural Licensing Advisor
This committee addresses the concerns and issues of those enrolled in the NCARB AXP program and the professional development of architectural interns and provides development activities and programs for young architects, including, but not limited to, design competitions, tours, workshops, presentations and mentorship.
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Environmental Guild

Sheldon Pennoyer AIA, Interim Chair
The Environmental Guild works to promote good sustainable design and development in the State. It presents the annual Integrated Design/Integrated Development Conference and other events and programs that promote "Green Building."
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Fellowship and Honors

Jay Purcell, Chair
This committee helps determine applicants and mentors for AIA Fellowship, and suggests possibilities for Honorary Membership and special recognition.

NH Forum Newsletter

Dale Doller AIA, Bruce Hamilton AIA, Bonnie Kastel
This committee serves as the editorial board for the AIANH Newsletter, the NH Forum.
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Legislative Affairs

David Udelsman AIA, Chair
This committee monitors legislative activity related to the building industry, discusses bills, and will testify at state legislative committee hearings, write letters to state representatives, etc.

Programming and Continuing Education

Sheldon Pennoyer AIA, Chair; Alyssa Murphy AIA; Tracy Kozak AIA – Chapter Meetings
Bart Sapeta AIA – daytime continuing education programs
The Programming Committee develops and plans the AIANH monthly meetings and daytime seminars.

Public Relations/Communications/Membership

Susan Phillips-Hungerford AIA and Alyssa Murphy AIA, co-chairs
This group works to promote public awareness of AIANH, architects, and architecture as well as AIANH membership development.