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Glenwood Architect Recognized for Service

Friday, April 10, 2015  

Architect Recognized for Public Service to the Glenwood area


Glenwood, Iowa (April 8, 2015) – 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, PC, has been re-elected as a board member for East Mills Community School District Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for setting policy, overseeing the district's financial affairs, and setting goals and priorities to improve all students' educational experience in Eastern Mills County, including the communities of Malvern, Hastings, Emerson, and Henderson.


“The East Mills Board has been recognized for three 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. In partnership with our patrons and communities, The East Mills Community School District is committed to providing a range of opportunities and an excellent educational experience to all of our district's students.  Every child, every day, a success,” states Franks.


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.


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


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