This page will continue to be updated with Elections content and information throughout the 2021 Elections Cycle.
The Elections of the AIAS Board of Directors are held in conjunction with the annual AIAS conference FORUM during the business meetings. This year AIAS FORUM will take place virtually from January 6 – 8, 2022. Elections proceedings will begin following the Council of Presidents Orientation on January 3rd, 2022 All questions should be directed to the Elections Chair, Erin Conti, AIAS, Assoc. AIA, at PastPresident@aias.org.
Check out the Candidate Packets and Intro Videos below to get to know this year’s Candidates! Throughout the week of FORUM, members will have the opportunity to talk with the Candidates, ask questions, and get to know them prior to the Election taking place during the Council of Presidents Meeting on January 8th, 2022.
Candidate Closing Speeches:
Candidate Opening Speeches:
Elections will follow the AIAS Rules of the Board and AIAS Bylaws, as well as the Elections Guidelines and the Elections Code of Ethics released October of 2021, found below. In order to be considered a certified candidate, the interested person must meet all eligibility requirements in the Bylaws and Rules of the Board as well as submit the materials in their Candidacy Declaration Packet as outlined in the 2021 AIAS Elections Candidate Guidelines.
AIAS members from Chapters in good standing can still run as an Undeclared Candidate from the floor as per Bylaw 6.22. In an uncontested race, or one with fewer than two Certified Candidates, members may run as Undeclared Candidates from the floor as per Bylaw 6.22 (see below).