AIBC elects new President and Council

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia is pleased to announce its President and Council for 2005/2006.

Nisga’a architect Patrick Stewart MAIBC was elected President by the new AIBC Council during an executive election council meeting that was held immediately following the AIBC Annual Meeting on April 30, 2005.

Chilliwack-based Stewart, the first Canadian architectural association president of First Nations descent, and the 2005/2006 council will be working to further the excellent work completed during the past year. In the year ahead, Stewart will work to "complete a vision of a stronger, more inclusive and proactive institute, better able to serve members" and to reaffirm the value of architecture to the public.

New to the 15-member AIBC council are David Hewitt MAIBC and Elisa Brandts MAIBC. Returning to council are Stuart Howard MAIBC (Past President); David Wilkison MAIBC (Vice President); Geoffrety Nagle MAIBC (Treasurer); Joan Hendriks MAIBC (Registrar); Gordon Richards MAIBC; Peter Levar MAIBC; Janet Lutz MAIBC; Sean Ruthen IA; and Jerzy Wojtowicz (UBC School of Architecture). Also on council are Lieutenant-Governor of BC Appointees Grant Longhurst of High Performance Communications; Lori Mathison of Fraser Milner Casgrain; Eamonn Percy of the Percy Group; and Edmund Lee of Lasalle Investment Management.

Stepping down from council after many years of service are Michael Burton-Brown MAIBC, Rodney F. Cottrell MAIBC and Oberto Oberti MAIBC.