The Young Architects Forum (YAF) is the voice of architects in the early stages of their career and a catalyst for change within the profession and our communities. Working closely with the AIA College of Fellows and the American Institute of Architects as a whole, the YAF is leading the future of the profession with a focus on architects who are within ten years of less from the date of their initial licensure. The YAF Advisory Committee and Young Architect Regional Directors (YARDs) are charged with encouraging the development of national and regional programs programs of interest to young architects and supporting the creation of YAF groups within AIA components. Approximately 23,000 AIA members are represented by the YAF. YAF programs, activities, and resources serve young architects by providing information and leadership; promoting excellence through fellowship with other professionals; and encouraging mentoring to enhance individual, community, and professional development.
YAF is seeking a Young Architect Regional Director (YARD) for 2022-2023.
The Young Architect Regional Director must be a member in good standing of the Texas Society of Architects, and must be within the first 10 years of initial licensure during their first term. No individual may serve as a. YARD for more than four years in total, whether consecutively or non-consecutively. This eligibility shall remain consistent with the requirements of the YAF as of the time of the election of the YARD. The YARD shall serve a two-year term (January 2022 – December 2023).
To learn more about this opportunity, please download the Call for Interest and Position Description.