Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.

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The AIA Long Beach / South Bay is a small but mighty Chapter among some of the largest AIA Chapters located in California.  We have an active, all-volunteer Board of Directors, which strives to provide interesting, educational and fun programs for the chapter members.  All of our programs and events are created and managed by volunteers, which are supported by our Executive Director.

The Board of Directors is made up of 12 positions, each with a term of two years, alternating every other year in an election process conducted at our Annual Meeting.

Board positions:

  • President
  • Vice President / President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past President
  • California Council Representative
  • Associate Director (acts as the liaison to the Academy of Emerging Professionals; oversees the Chapter ARE Study Group)
  • and five Director positions

Various committees may be formed on an as-needed basis.   Examples of committees:  Academy of Emerging Professionals; Advocacy; Architecture for Education, Health, Justice; Awards Committee; Building Codes; Building Enclosure Council; Committee on the Environment (COTE); Design for Aging; Fellows; Finance; Historic Resources & Preservation; Interior Architecture; Long Range Planning; Marketing & Communications; Membership; Practice (Domestic & International); Procedures and Documents; Professional Practice; Technology; Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP); Tours; Urban Design; Women in Architecture.

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