Role Call: Investigations Committee

This committee conducts investigations of complaints made against architects, associates, temporary licensees and firms and makes recommendations to the institute as to how to proceed.  Committee members are expected to have a solid understanding of professional ethics and conduct in architectural practice. The AIBC believes that public interest and the profession are best served by an Investigations Committee (IC) that includes members from diverse backgrounds.

At this time, the committee is actively seeking more female architect members.  However, the Committee encourages any qualified members to consider this opportunity. View the Investigations Committee Terms of Reference.

Interested members are invited to submit questions and expressions of interest to the AIBC, c/o Professional Conduct Officer, Gayle Roberts at groberts@aibc.ca or by phone at (604) 683-8588 extension 310.

Role Call: City of Vancouver – First Shaughnessy Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Vancouver – First Shaughnessy Advisory Design Panel.

The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

Please fill out an interactive application form and forward your submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

Role Call: Consensual Resolution Review Panel

The AIBC is seeking one or more architects for the consensual resolution review panel. The panel reviews and considers whether to approve agreements under the AIBC’s consensual resolution process as established under the Architects Act and AIBC Bylaws. Consensual resolution is an alternative approach to resolving disciplinary matters that would otherwise proceed to a formal disciplinary inquiry. The panel meets as is necessary for the performance of its functions, including meetings by teleconference, videoconference or otherwise electronically.  The general qualifications and experience criteria for ‘architect’ appointments to the panel are as follows:

  • Member (Architect AIBC) in good standing (mandatory);
  • Understanding and appreciation of AIBC’s core regulatory mandate, including disciplinary and consensual resolution provisions in the Architects Act and bylaws;
  • Ability to review and consider proposed consensual resolution agreements in the context of confidentiality expectations; objective professionalism; and the public interest in the regulation of the profession of architecture; and
  • AIBC or related experience (i.e., committee, board, panel, council) in the areas of investigations, discipline, consensual resolution or professional conduct/discipline generally.

Those interested are invited to forward a letter of interest, with a brief summary of professional background or c.v., to Illegal Practice, Professional Conduct and FOI Officer, Jackie Buchan at jbuchan@aibc.ca.

Role Call: City of Maple Ridge Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the following design panel:

  • City of Maple Ridge

The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

Please fill out an interactive application form and forward your submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

Role Call: City of Parksville Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Parksville Advisory Design Panel.

The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

Please fill out an interactive application form and forward your submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

Role Call: Volunteer Mentors Needed

The AIBC is currently seeking volunteer mentors for new applicants to the Intern Architect Program.

A mentor is an Architect or Retired Architect who acts as an independent guide and advocate. Mentors are knowledgeable about the Intern Architect Program’s objectives and experience requirements. A mentor meet with their Intern Architect mentee at least two to three times a year.  A mentor must not be employed at the same office as their Intern Architect mentee. This is an ideal opportunity to share your knowledge and make a difference to Intern Architects starting their careers in architecture.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer mentor or would like to learn more, please contact Admissions Coordinator Belinda Chao at bchao@aibc.ca.

Role Call: Tsawwassen First Nation Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on Tsawwassen First Nation design panel.

The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

Please fill out an interactive application form and forward your submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

Role Call: AIBC Annual Conference Professional Development Committee

The AIBC Annual Conference Professional Development Committee is still seeking new members.

The committee will concern itself with planning, strategizing and coordinating the professional development program for the 2015 AIBC Annual Conference. Tasks include planning professional development streams; identifying and confirming potential session presenters; and providing session information for conference promotional material.

This committee typically meets every first and third Thursday from January to June. Meetings take place from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. at the AIBC offices.

If you are interested in volunteering on this committee, please contact Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: Design Panels

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the following design panels:

  • Tsawwassen First Nation
  • Township of Esquimalt
  • City of Parksville

The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

Please fill out an interactive application form and forward your submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

Role Call: Municipality of Whistler Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the Municipality of Whistler Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

·         AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)

·         ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here. 

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: District of West Vancouver Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the District of West Vancouver Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here. 

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: City of Port Moody Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Port Moody Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here.

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: City of White Rock Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of White Rock Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here. 

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: City of Surrey Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Surrey Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here. 

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).

 

Role Call: City North Vancouver Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of North Vancouver Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.  

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents: 

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here) 

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here. 

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Alexandra Kokol by email (akokol@aibc.ca).