AIAS Meeting on Friday, September 1st

The BAC chapter for AIAS will be having their first meeting this Friday, September 1st, at 5 PM in the fishbowl! This grassroots association is a cooperative between thousands of students committed to helping each other and sharing differing views. Membership is open to all architecture students and provides opportunities such as lectures, field trips, social and networking events, community service projects, and conferences. In case you'd like to get to know the members a bit more before the meeting, you can read more about them below!

Beth Lundell Garver 
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University
Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Auburn University
Master of Architecture in Urban Design, Harvard University
Position: Faculty Advisor
Hometown: Auburn, Alabama
Fun fact: I played the saxophone way back when.
Why AIAS: AIAS is the future of the architecture profession; you will determine how architecture is valued in the eyes of the public and improves lives world-wide. 

Donald Repress
Major:  M. Arch 4th semester this coming fall.
Position in chapter: Chapter President
Hometown: Dayton, OH
Fun fact: I model a little lol
Why is AIAS important to you: This AIAS is an opportunity to make an impact while in school, and fosters an environment to surround you with like-minded leaders in the discipline of Architecture, while growing professionally in practice. 

Miljorie Averion 
Major: B. Arch 3rd semester this coming fall.
Position in chapter: VP of Student Affairs
Hometown: Easton, Pennsylvania
Fun fact: I make YouTube videos!
Why is AIAS important to you: The endless collaboration and networking opportunities! One can discover their own voice, and be able to give back to both their school and the community!

Adam Eckerman
Position in chapter: Secretary/Event Chair
Hometown: Naples, Florida  
Fun fact: I was born in Sweden! 
Why is AIAS important to you: I would like to be closer to the professional field of architecture and develop lasting relationships with group members and others involved with AIA and AIAS. 

Omar Hussein
Position: Treasurer/Marketing chair
Program: B.Arch, 6th semester
Hometown: Brighton, MA
Fun fact: Love dancing
Why is AIAS so important to me: it would allow me to connect with more individuals in the field and build a strong network, as well as gain an understanding as to how the AIA works.

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