Commissions

The activities of Texas Architects are largely the result of member volunteers working in partnership with staff. The various committees and task forces responsible for this work are organized into five commissions, each of which is led by a member of the Executive Committee.

Photo Courtesy Filo Castore, AIA

Executive Committee

Charge

The Texas Architects Executive Committee

Val M Glitsch, FAIA

Vice President, Executive Committee
Brave/Architecture
4617 Montrose Blvd Ste C-230
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: (713)725-6912

Operations Commission

Charge

To oversee and coordinate, in conjunction with the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and staff, the financial, administrative, and operational activities of the society.

Michael James Malone, AIA

Vice President, Operations Commission
Michael Malone Architects
3625 Binkley
Dallas, TX 75205
Phone: (214)695-5393
Fax: (214)217-4151

Member Services Commission

Charge

To provide an internal member focus for member education and development, and for liaison with accredited Texas schools of architecture and for the integration and involvement of students in those schools into the Society.

Jennifer Workman, AIA

Vice President, Member Services Commission
Good Fulton & Farrell, Inc.
2808 Fairmount Street
Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (469)222-6574
Fax: (214)303-1512

Advocacy Commission

Charge

To anticipate trends and identify social, economic, and technological forces impacting the profession, and to formulate the best legal or political response that position Texas Architects as a leader in defining issues and developing appropriate results. To represent the profession as its liaison to government agencies, especially those regulating the practice of architecture.

Paul A. Bielamowicz, AIA

Vice President, Advocacy Commission
Page Southerland Page, LLP
400 W Cesar Chavez St Ste 500
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512)472-6721
Fax: (512)477-3211

Practice Commission

Charge

To be the liaison between Texas Architects members and other component knowledge communities, incorporating issues of design, policy, and technology. To communicate with public agencies and private organizations affecting areas of interest, and provide for the sharing of information with members.

Fernando L. Brave, FAIA

Vice President, Practice Commission
Brave/Architecture
4617 Montrose Blvd Ste C-230
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: (713)524-5858
Fax: (713)524-5868

Outreach Commission

Charge

To support the overall goals of the Texas Society of Architects, as they relate to its communications with the general public concerning its activities, internal and external award programs, and positions with regard to those issues of professional concern to its membership.

Robert A. Lopez, AIA

Vice President, Outreach Commission
Lopez Salas Architects, Inc
237 W Travis St Ste 201
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210)734-4448
Fax: (210)734-4909