Nominate a Colleague for Local Awards, College of Fellows, or Board of Directors

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 award, the College of Fellows, or for the AIA Seattle Board of Directors. AIA Seattle enthusiastically welcomes nominations for these awards and honors through Wednesday, February 15.


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.

To nominate an individual for an award, please download the 2017 Nomination Form and return to Missy Garvin by February 15.

Award nomination decisions are made by the AIA Seattle Fellows & Honors Committee. 


Fellowship is one of the highest national honors the AIA can bestow upon a member.

To nominate an individual for Fellowship, please download the 2017 Nomination Form and return to Missy Garvin by February 15.

AIA Seattle nominates and supports local members who are submitting for the College of Fellows. Fellowship decisions are made at the national level by a jury of Fellows.


AIA Seattle seeks nominations for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, with terms beginning in September 2017. 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.

If you or someone you know would make a great board member, email Missy Garvin by February 15 with their name, contact details, a bio or resume, and a brief statement about their professional background and interests.

Board nomination decisions are made by the AIA Seattle Board Nominating Committee.

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