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Mason City Architect Elected to 2018 AIA Iowa Board

Monday, January 8, 2018  

Mason City, Iowa (January 8, 2018) – The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa), has elected Douglas Foreshoe, AIA, of Mason City as a Director of the AIA Iowa Board. Foreshoe is a principal with Bergland + Cram in Mason City, IA.  He has managed or assisted on a majority of B+C’s large projects since joining the firm in 2001. His client experience throughout Iowa and beyond ranges from restoration and healthcare to civic and education.  In addition to design and project management, Foreshoe wears several hats including providing information technology support and professional quality photography for the firm’s finished body of work. Douglas is the 2018 North East Section Past President and serves on the Iowa Architectural Foundation Board.


Other AIA Iowa elected officials outside of Mason City include: Dan Drendel, AIA, Secretary; Deborah Hauptmann, Assoc. AIA, ISU Representative; Danielle Hermann, AIA, Vice President; Tonia Householder, AIA, Second Vice President; Lisa Kalaher, AIA, Director; Steve King, AIA, Director; Nick Lindsley, AIA, Director; Brandon Maxey, AIA Iowa Student Affiliate, AIAS President; Matt Ostanik, AIA, Past President; Kelly Paskert, AIA Iowa Allied Member, Allied Membership Director; Matthew Schultz, Assoc. AIA, Associate Director; Gary Van Dyke, AIA, President; Kerry Weig, AIA, Treasurer; and Alan Wieskamp, AIA, Director.


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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