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Council Update

September 17, 2015 - Council Meeting

Honours & Awards Recommendations
Council approved recommendations from the H & A committee including the creation of electronic submissions for 2017, and that the Design Excellence category would now include finalists. Council also approved a recommendation that the juries reflect as much architectural expertise as possible.
New Learning Modules on Practice Management  to be developed
Council approved a proposal from the Continuing Education Committee on the development of a ConEd learning series that will be focused on the management of architectural practices.
SPIF Resolution to develop a Guide to Consortium Business Models moves forward
Over the summer months the resolution brought forward to the AGM of members in May and approved was refined. Council has approved the development of a guideline SPIF consortium business model or models such that small and sole practitioners are provided alternative templates for working together jointly in an effective, efficient and profitable manner.

Windsor Region Society of Architects
The St. Clair Society’s new name, the Windsor Region Society of Architects, was approved by OAA Council.

Next Council Meeting
The next Council meeting will take place on Thursday, November 5, at OAA Headquarters. Members are welcome to attend the open session. Please RSVP to Tina Carfa if you plan to attend.