The Council of Firms Knowledge Community provides a forum for firm owners and principals to advance the profession and their own practices through collegial sharing of ideas, knowledge, and best practices. The hour-and-a-half discussions generally focus on a particular challenge for architecture firms and are sometimes sparked by a presentation by an industry partner or other special guest.

Co-chairs: Michael Fisher, AIA, and Mary Shaffer, AIA
Staff liaison: Deanna Christiansen
Meeting date: Second Monday of the month, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Locations vary.

Meeting Notes from Past Meetings

Feb 2018 Meeting Notes
Topic: Training

March 2018 Meeting Notes
Topic: What does it mean to be a Council of Firms Knowledge Community?

April 2018 Meeting Notes
Topic: Firm Culture, Part 1

June 2018 Meeting Notes
Topic: Firm Culture (Part 2) - Social Events + Community Service

July 2018 Meeting Notes
Ownership Transition/Governance

August 2018 Meeting Notes
Human Resources: Recruiting/Hiring/Retention

September 2018 Meeting Notes
Leadership Development