David Southerland
Executive Director
AIA Georgia
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We post weekly reports about what’s happening at the Capitol this session


This past year has seen a number of governance changes at the local, state, and national levels. This year, we are taking State Grassroots in a different direction. With content directed by our members and our advocacy teams, there is something for everyone. Some events will be live and will require registration (they are indicated below) while others are asynchronous and will pop-up across our social media channels. 


AIA’s Gold Dome Political Update
Monday, March 8th | 10 AM – 11 AM

Join AIA Georgia’s government affairs team at Peachtree Government Relations for a mid-Session report on all of the legislation in 2021 that could affect the architecture profession. Watch the recording >


Georgia Board of Licensing – Architects and Interior Designers
Tuesday, March 9th, | 12 PM – 1 PM
Submitted for (1) LU

Janice Wittschiebe, AIA and Kathryn Bedette, AIA will provide an overview of the history of this board, their strategic partnerships with allied organizations, and look… Watch the recording >


A Roundup of Architecture Advocacy Issues Around the Country
Tuesday, March 9th | 10 AM – 11 AM

Join the experts from AIA National’s political advocacy team for a 30,000-foot view of the most pressing issues facing the profession at the federal level, and… Watch the recording >


Architects Roundtable with Ellen Dunham-Jones: Retrofitting Suburbia for Urgent Challenges
Wednesday, March 10th | 9 AM – 10 AM

Drawing on her extensive database and new book, Ellen Dunham-Jones will present case studies of diverse suburban retrofits that have successfully figured out… Register here >


Legislative Update with Sen. John Albers
Wednesday, March 10th

Hear from the Georgia State Senator serving the 56th District, which encompasses northern portions of Fulton County and southeastern portions of Cherokee County… Watch on Facebook >


AIA Savannah’s Adam Drummond on what’s happening locally
Wednesday, March 10th

Adam Drummond takes over Georgia’s social media to talk about the sustainable and replicable advocacy initiatives happening locally in Savannah… Visit our Instagram >


Some Exciting News on Building Codes
Thursday, March 11th | 2 PM – 3 PM
Earn (1) HSW

Join the building codes advocacy team from AIA Georgia for some great news on a number of fronts affecting the profession. Expect to learn about progress… Register here >


Legislative Update from Rep. Teri Anulewicz
Thursday, March 11th

Hear from Code Revision Committee member, Anulewicz, a Georgia State Representative representing District 42… Watch on Facebook >


Legislative Update from Rep. Kim Schofield
Friday, March 10th

Hear from Georgia State Representative Schofield, representing the 60th District. She is a member of the Small Business Development committee among others… Watch on Facebook >


COTE: Embodied Carbon and Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment – Part 1 of 2
Friday, March 12th | 12:15 PM -1:15 PM
Earn (1) LU

Buildings alone account for 40% of the global greenhouse gas emissions. Two-thirds of that total impact is from operational emissions while the remainder is from embodied… Register here >

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