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Architect Recognized for Public Service to Glenwood

Tuesday, April 05, 2016   (0 Comments)

Architect Recognized for Public Service to Glenwood

Glenwood, Iowa (April 1, 2016) – Peter Franks, AIA, a member of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) has been recognized as a participant in the AIA Iowa Citizen Architect Program by AIA Iowa for service to the Glenwood area.

Franks, of The Franks Design Group, P. C. was elected for a 2nd-term as a Board Member of the East Mills Community School District. The East Mills Board has been recognized for four consecutive years with the Iowa Association of School Boards Carolyn Johns Better Boardsmanship Award for consistently high levels of Board development training and ongoing attention to student achievement in setting goals, priorities, and policy. Franks works with the board on setting policy, overseeing the district's financial affairs, and setting goals and priorities to improve the students' educational experience. 

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

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 or call 515.244.7502.

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For interviews or pictures, please contact Jessica Reinert at AIA Iowa, (515) 244-7502, or e-mail

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