Committee Chair: Stephen Rich, AIA  
contact: stephen.rich.aia@gmail.com

Charge:

  • To track and coordinate appropriate action on all legislative proposals that has an impact on the profession and act as the conduit to state and federal leaders on items of importance.
  • To represent AIA Maine at related government and professional/organizational functions (BGS, AGC, QBS, AIA State Government Network, etc.) to serve as a conduit for development of new legislative activities related to Architecture and Architects.

Primary Focus:

  • Plan and coordinate AIA Maine’s legislative agenda
  • Coordinate proposed legislation with other organizations and professional affiliations thru A/E Legislative Task Force, and coordinate recommend positions and testimony on behalf of AIA Maine
  • Coordinate administrative functions with AIA Maine staff and consultants
  • Coordinate AIA National’s State Government Network (SGN) representation and participation
  • Coordinate AIA National’s legislative agenda with Maine’s legislative delegation
  • Stay informed on Federal activities that have an impact on the profession
  • Coordinate AIA Maine/AIA Maine Architect representation for boards, committees, panels, etc as requested by legislative and administrative bodies (BGS Advisory Group, etc.)
  • Coordinate AIA Maine representation on industry panels and initiatives (Magic, "The Blue Book", etc.)
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