March 27, 2024
by: AIA New York
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AIA New York is seeking co-chair applications for the Design for Risk and Reconstruction (DfRR) Committee. The committee harnesses the design community’s expertise to address disaster mitigation and adaptation in situations caused by major events that threaten people in the built environment, such as major storms, extreme heat, climate change, sea-level rise, terrorist attacks, etc. The committee’s mission is to foster awareness within the profession and the public of the necessity of anticipating risk at multiple scales, from a single building to comprehensive regional planning.  

AIANY Program Committees are the foundations from which the chapter positions itself in the field of architecture. Whether through discussion, advocacy, policy making and development, or other endeavors, committees initiate the majority of the chapter’s programs and are the main avenue for direct involvement with AIA New York.

Preferred candidates will have shown strong involvement with the committee, a commitment to the committee’s goals, a clear vision for the future of the committee, and good communication and management skills. All applications must include a 250-word maximum letter of interest and CV sent to jcorbin@aiany.org with the subject line, “AIANY DfRR Committee Co-Chair Application.” Apply by April 26, 2024.

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