Sioux City Architects Recognized for Service
Friday, April 10, 2015
Architects Recognized for Public Service in the Sioux City Area
Sioux City, Iowa (April 8, 2015) -- Three local architects and members of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) have been recognized for their service to the Sioux City area. They are participants in the AIA Iowa Citizen Architect Program sponsored by AIA Iowa.
Todd Moss, AIA, of Cannon Moss Brygger Architects (CMBA), was elected as the Board Chair of the United Way of Siouxland. The United Way of Siouxland raises approximately $3.3M annually in support of 30 partner agencies. The focus of the United Way of Siouxland is on improving the Health, Education, and Financial well-being of people in their communities.
In addition to the monthly Board and Executive Board meetings, Moss also meets at least monthly with the Director and Vice Chair. He attends events and special meetings and is working with the Director and Vice Chair to begin a new strategic plan. He also worked with volunteers and leadership to establish staff job descriptions and compensation plans.
Also of CMBA Courtney Koch, AIA, serves as the Vice Chair of United Way of Siouxland Young Leader's Society Executive Committee. The Young Leader's Society consists of United Way of Siouxland Donors under age 40 giving $250 or more to United Way's annual campaign to advance the Education, Income and Health of Siouxland. Koch’s responsibilities include coordinating member events and recruiting new members. She is passionate about the organization’s support of local groups that strengthen the community.
Representing M+Architects, Dale McKinney, FAIA, has been appointed a board member of the Sioux City Historic Preservation Commission. The Commission exists to educate and inform the City Government and citizens of the importance of preserving local history. McKinney attends regular meetings, serves on committees, and speaks at public events on the work of the commission.
The Citizen Architect Program recognizes AIA Iowa members who represent AIA's values in their community through public service. To find out more about this program please visit AIAIowa.org.
Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of the national AIA.
AIA members express their commitment to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect's dedication to the highest standards in professional practice. For more information, go to www.aiaiowa.org or call 515.244.7502. For interviews or pictures, please contact Jessica Reinert at AIA Iowa, (515) 244-7502, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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