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Dubuque Architects Recognized for Service

Friday, April 10, 2015  

Architects Recognized for Public Service to the Dubuque area

Dubuque, Iowa (April 8, 2015) Two local architects and members of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) have been recognized for their service to the Dubuque area.  They are participants in the AIA Iowa Citizen Architect Program sponsored by AIA Iowa.


Christina Monk, AIA, of FEH Associates serves as a volunteer architect on the Dubuque Historic Preservation Commission (HPC). The commission strives to promote and conduct educational and interpretive programs on historic properties, to develop and adopt specific standards for review and design guidelines, to identify, evaluate, register, manage, and protect significant prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, and to review in-progress or completed work to determine compliance with specific certificates of appropriateness.


Currently, Monk attends monthly meetings to review preservation items and review construction projects for appropriateness and provides facilitation of educational seminars in the City.

She has a passion for preservation and sought to get involved at the civic level in Dubuque in order to promote sustainable architecture and to foster appreciation for the existing, historic architecture within Dubuque.


Also of FEH Associates, Kevin Eipperle, AIA, was elected President of the Northeast Iowa Council (NEIC) Boy Scouts of America (BSA), after having served in various capacities over the past two decades. The Boy Scouts of America is a civic, faith-based and educational organization with a mission to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and the Scout Laws.

As President and a leader of Boy Scout Troop 11, Eipperle is responsible for leading the area troop leaders and scouts in following the mission of the over 100 year old organization. He is also involved in board and committee meetings; Iowa 20/20 meetings, executive recruiting and events. As a Troop 11 leader he participates in weekly meetings; monthly campouts; eagle projects; summer camp; troop service and fundraisers; wood badge training; Camporee and Philmont planning; and community service.


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 jreinert@aiaiowa.org.


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