The mission of the Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC) is “to provide an open forum for professionals at the early stages of their careers to engage and connect through networking, leadership, and professional development programs.”

Programs and activities organized by the committee include field trips, lectures, roundtable discussions, and seminars relevant to emerging professionals. The committee also engages with architecture students to help guide them along the path to a professional career in architecture.

EP Friendly Firm Award Program

Does your firm provide support to emerging professionals? This award program recognizexs firms in the Upper Midwest are committed to support early career professioanals. Firms with an office in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, or South Dakota are eligible to apply.
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Chair: Ashley Vanden Bosch, Assoc. AIA and Nicole Kiel, AIA
Staff liaison: Mary-Margaret Zindren and Deanna Christiansen, Hon. AIAMN
Meeting date: Quarterly on the second Tuesday at 12:00 pm via Zoom