Speakers

Sponsor

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Diamond Partner The Boldt Company
The Boldt Company provides facilities solution services to customers in a variety of power, healthcare, industrial, and institutional markets. Boldt has a national reputation being a leader in Integrated Lean Project Delivery® and one of the safest companies in America. Headquartered in Appleton, Boldt has 13 offices throughout the nation.
Websites:
The Boldt Company
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Platinum Sponsor Immel Construction
Immel Construction provides general construction, construction management, estimating, and project delivery services to meet the needs of our clients. Based in Green Bay, WI, we serve a broad customer base in over 17 states that includes work in healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, education, financial, civic, and religious sectors.
Websites:
Immel-Builds.com
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Gold Sponsor Wisconsin Architects Foundation
Websites:
WAF website
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Gold Sponsor Focus on Energy | Design Assistance Program
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Reception Sponsor AIA Contract Documents

Speaker

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Jody Andres, AIA
Senior Project Architect
Hoffman Planning Design & Const.Inc
Serving as the K-12 market leader and a senior project architect at Hoffman Planning Design & Construction, Jody Andres, AIA, brings 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry, most notably in the evaluating, planning, programming, and design of PreK-12 educational facilities. Andres is a past President of AIA Wisconsin and currently serves as the regional representative for the North Central States in the AIA Strategic Council.
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Ryan Bedford
President
Bedford Development
Ryan Bedford, is President, Bedford Development, based in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Bedford Development started in 2011 as the development arm of The Kendal Group, large scale developer, general contractor, and property manager with over 3,500 units in Illinois, Minnesota, Colorado, and Wisconsin. Ryan has been active in development since 2010, after a very successful career as an Olympic and world champion speed skater.
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Patrick Conway, AIA
Director, Technical Services
International Masonry Institute
Pat is a registered architect in Wisconsin with expertise in masonry plan and specification review, designing and detailing durable masonry walls. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota.
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Carly Coulson, AIA
Principal Architect
COULSON
Carly Coulson, AIA, LEED AP, CPHD, is the design principal and founder of the architecture firm COULSON, an AIA 2030 Signatory Firm based in Duluth, MN, one of only a few nationally meeting the 2030 Challenge on all their work, with a 94% portfolio average pEUI reduction. Carly holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree and is a Crown Scholar from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She has worked on highly innovative, sustainable solutions since she first started practicing as an architect at Foster + Partners designing the Gherkin in London. Coulson has received numerous awards for design excellence and sustainability including national and regional AIA Honor Awards, Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business, Residential Architect RADA Honors, and an AIA COTE Top Ten Green Building Award for the University of Minnesota Bagley Classroom. She recently won the NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence competition for her zero energy zero water multifamily project, The Seventy-Six.
Websites:
Coulson
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Michael Daly, AIA
Managing Principal
Architectural Support Group, LLC
Michael Daly, AIA, is an architect and interior designer based out of Olney, MD. Michael's 19 years of experience covers a wide range of base building architectural and interior design projects. He has been involved in projects ranging from 300 square foot residential additions to 2.2 million square foot master plans. Michael has experience in all phases of design and development in both architecture and interior design along with residential and commercial. His firm focuses on helping a wide range of clients solve building problems. In addition to traditional architectural services, we provide waterproofing consulting, project management, QA/QC/QV programs, and expert witness services.
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Jeffrey Day, FAIA
Principal
Actual Architecture Company
Jeffrey L. Day, FAIA is Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, founding principal of Actual Architecture Company and formerly, founding principal of the San Francisco and Omaha, Nebraska-based firm Min | Day. At UNL Day runs FACT, an interdisciplinary design-build studio that engages non-profit clients and communities in collaborations that span design and construction. Day has garnered numerous awards including a 2019 Progressive Architecture Award, the Architectural League of New York’s 2016 Emerging Voices, Architectural Record’s 2009 Design Vanguard, the 2007 AIA California Council’s Emerging Talent award, New Practices San Francisco 2009, Residential Architect’s 2010 Rising Star, 61 national, regional, and state AIA design awards, nine ACSA design awards, three IDEC creative scholarship awards, and more. FACT has won numerous design awards including ACSA’s first Design-Build Award in 2013. Day’s projects have been published widely and he speaks frequently at venues worldwide.
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Tammy Eagle Bull, FAIA
president
Encompass Architects, p.c.
Tammy is the co-founder of Encompass Architects, p.c. a national firm headquartered in Lincoln, NE. She received a Bachelor of Science in Design-Architectural Studies from Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture from University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. She is a licensed architect with 30 years of architectural design and project management experience. She designs live, work and learning environments for tribal communities across the nation.
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Carl Elefante, FAIA
Principal Emeritus
Quinn Evans
Carl Elefante, FAIA, FAPT is Principal Emeritus with Quinn Evans Architects where he served as design principal on architecture, preservation, and community revitalization projects. Known for coining the phrase: “The greenest building is one that is already built”, Mr. Elefante writes and lectures nationally on historic preservation and sustainable design topics.

In 2018, Elefante served as the 94th President of the American Institute of Architects. Elefante is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Association for Preservation Technology (APT). Elefante attended the Pratt Institute School of Architecture and University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Elefante is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America.
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Mark Alan Hewitt, FAIA
Principal
Mark Alan Hewitt Architects
Mark Alan Hewitt, FAIA is an architect, historian and preservationist working in the New York area. He has taught architecture at Rice University, Columbia University, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is the author of seven books and numerous articles on American architecture, architectural practice, and building conservation.
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Theresa Lehman
Director of Sustainable Services
Miron Construction Co., Inc. / IWBI
Theresa serves as the Project Administrator on construction projects seeking green building certifications such as LEED, WELL and Fitwel. Theresa’s role is to inspire sustainability throughout Miron’s culture, integrate “green” into their business practices and construction operations, lead their sustainable education program, and help their clients and design/build partners to create healthy, high-performing built environments. Theresa has worked on nearly 90 projects across many market segments seeking LEED certification, which have successfully been awarded LEED Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Many of her projects are highly regarded, including the renovation and expansion of the Lake Mills Middle School, the first public K-12 school in the world to earn LEED Platinum and consequently named the 2011 Greenest School in the World by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC.

Named as ENR magazine's top 20 under 40, and honored as a LEED Fellow in 2012, Theresa is the world’s youngest LEED Fellow. She is credentialed as a LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador, LEED Faculty, and WELL Faculty. She is an actively involved with the International Well Building Institute (IWBI), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Fitwel.
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Andy Malanowski, AIA
Project Architect
Mead & Hunt
Andy Malanowski, AIA, is an Architect with Mead & Hunt. Malanowski currently serves as the President of AIA Wisconsin.

Malanowski has served on multiple committees on both the state and national level, representing the voice of architectural graduates, aspiring and recently licensed architects and their mentors and is constantly seeking to find ways to engage them more in the profession.
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Coffee Polk, AIA
Senior Associate
Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.
With a background in film and an early career in special effects and construction, a subsequent detour led Coffee Polk to architecture, where she wound up working on casinos, hotels, and theme park attractions. For a lucky 13 years, she's been designing, drawing, and coordinating projects at Cuningham Group's Las Vegas office. The weird ones are her favorites.
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Martin Smith, AIA
Assistant VP, Experience + Education
NCARB
Martin Smith joined NCARB in 2009 when he was hired to develop and expand NCARB’s outreach efforts to universities and the profession. Today he has an important role in the development and oversight of the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®), Architect Licensing Advisors Program, alternative programs for NCARB Certification, and additional programs within the Experience + Education team.
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Z. Smith, AIA
Principal
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Z Smith, FAIA, LEED Fellow, PhD, is Principal and Director of Sustainability and Building Performance at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, winner of the AIA Firm Award. His built work includes academic, commercial, and residential buildings, including winning the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Award. He has taught at the Tulane School of Architecture, and serves as the North American representative to the International Union of Architects Sustainable Development Commission.
Websites:
Eskew Dumez Ripple
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Amy Yurko, AIA
President
BrainSpaces Inc.
As 2020 Chair of the National AIA Continuing Education Committee, Amy Yurko is collaborating with AIA staff and committee members to strengthen ways of connecting AIA members to high quality learning opportunities. An architect and educator, Amy is president of BrainSpaces, Inc., a Chicago-based firm focused on uniting education and architecture. She has planned and designed school facilities throughout the US and abroad, and she has held faculty positions at Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Southern California, and in the professional development program at Harvard Graduate School of Design. Currently a PhD candidate, an AXP mentor, a Board member of NGO, Schools for the Children of the World, and mom to a high school Junior, Amy is committed to supporting efficient, effective and joyful learning for all.
Websites:
BrainSpaces

Panelists

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State Disaster Assistance Coordinators
The Disaster Preparedness & Assistance committee exists to strengthen the disaster resilience of Wisconsin citizens and their communities by providing resources and support for disaster preparedness, including education and training opportunities for AIA Wisconsin members, assisting state and local government emergency management officials respond to disasters and assess the resulting damage to buildings, and help communities in the recovery of their built environment. A goal is to have 100 trained AIA Wisconsin members available to assist authorized emergency response team in assessing damage to buildings.

Committee co-chair Janine Glaeser, AIA, is a licensed architect currently working as an architect and urban planner for the City of Madison. She is also is a CAL OES Certified SAP Trainer. Glaeser has worked with various NGO’s on international post disaster recovery projects. She also works with university students doing international design projects for areas previously impacted by natural disasters.

Committee co-chairStacey Z. Keller, AIA, is a Senior Project Architect at Mead & Hunt. She has worked with Wisconsin and Kansas Disaster assistance teams to best serve the community utilizing the expertise of local architects.

Conference Chair

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Melissa Schulteis, Assoc. AIA
Virtual Construction Specialist
Miron Construction
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