Nominate a Colleague for Local & National Honors

AIA Seattle strives for diversity in leadership. Your nominations are critical to our chapter's ability to recognize and encourage design leadership across the breadth of our profession.

Consider nominating one or more of your peers for a local, regional, or national award, the College of Fellows, or for the AIA Seattle Board of Directors. AIA Seattle enthusiastically welcomes nominations for these awards and honors year-round, with the Fellows & Honors Committee starting deliberations for this year’s cycle after Friday, March 4, 2022.

Individual Awards & Honors

AIA Seattle’s annual awards to individuals include the Medal of Honor, the Young Architect Award, Honorary Membership, Allied Organization Award, and a Community Service Award. Award decisions are made by the AIA Seattle Fellows & Honors Committee. To nominate an individual for an award, please fill out this form. Those who wish to provide additional materials supporting their nomination may send up to 10 attachments to Connor Descheemaker. Nominations received after Friday, March 4, 2022 will not be included in the 2022 awards cycle, but will be held to a future year.

College of Fellows

Fellowship is one of the highest national honors the AIA can bestow upon a member. AIA Seattle nominates and supports local members who are submitting for the College of Fellows through the Fellows & Honors Committee. Fellowship decisions are made at the national level by a jury of Fellows. To nominate an individual for Fellowship, please fill out this form. Those who wish to provide additional materials supporting their nomination may send up to 10 attachments to Connor Descheemaker. Nominations received after Friday, March 4, 2022 will not be included in the 2022 awards cycle, but will be held to a future year.

Board of Directors

AIA Seattle seeks nominations for the 2022-2023 Board of Directors, with terms beginning in September 2020. We encourage representation from a broad range of architects and related professionals with a passionate interest in our five priority areas: Design, Sustainability, Advocacy, Engagement, and Member Service. We strongly encourage the nomination of women and nonbinary people, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans.

If you or someone you know would make a great board member, please fill out this form. Those who wish to provide additional materials supporting their nomination may send up to 10 attachments to Connor Descheemaker. Nominations received after Friday, March 4, 2022 will not be included in the 2022 awards cycle, but will be held to a future yearBoard nomination decisions are made by the AIA Seattle Member Advancement Steering Committee.

**All nominees will be asked to disclose any violations of the AIA Code of Ethics in the last seven years. Please review the AIA Code of Ethics here.


Path to Fellowship

Are you a seasoned professional who is considering applying for AIA Fellowship? Or are you an emerging professional who’s curious about steps you can take now to make a future application more competitive? Join a panel of local FAIAs to learn more about the College of Fellows eligibility and submittal process, our chapter’s coaching and nomination of candidates, and tricks and tools you can employ now to tell your own professional story.

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Path to Fellowship
February 10 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm
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Questions or concerns about the nomination process or Path to Fellowship program may be directed to Member Engagement Manager, Connor Descheemaker.

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