Northern Minnesota Architects Forum (Brainerd)

An annual joint meeting of the AIA Northern Minnesota Chapter board and the AIA Minnesota board, with seminar and golf at Cragun’s Resort and Legacy Golf Courses on the celebrated Gull Lake in Brainerd. All Northern Minnesota Chapter members are invited to attend.

Champion: Chris Raimann, AIA

Golf Scholarship Outing

A fundraising event whose proceeds go to the AIA Northern Minnesota Chapter Scholarship Endowment at the University of Minnesota, to support students with connections to the Northern Minnesota community.

Champions: Aaron Kelly, AIA, and Kris Pederson, AIA

Emerging Professionals/Draughting Club

AIA Northern Minnesota Chapter emerging professional members meet on the third Thursday of every month for the Draughting Club. All are welcome to come hang out, shoot the breeze, and unwind!

Champion: Caralyn Stevens, Assoc. AIA

Architecture in Schools

AIA Northern Minnesota’s Architecture in the Schools initiative focuses on developing and delivering educational programs for elementary school, middle school, and high school students and faculty in the region. These programs aim to engage and inspire young students by introducing basic concepts that underpin the work of architects, providing insight into the creative design process, and promoting the importance and value of the profession.

Champion: Ryan Samsa, AIA


ARE Lending Library—a library of Kaplan* study materials for all seven sections of the Architect Registration Examination.
*Please note: Kaplan has been purchased by Brightwood Education and rebranded as such as of April 2016.

Champion: Stacey Harter, AIA