• AIA CM and WMAIA Workshop: Legislative Affairs - Economy, Energy and the Environment

AIA CM and WMAIA Workshop: Legislative Affairs - Economy, Energy and the Environment

  • 24 Jun 2009
  • 5:00 PM - 6:59 PM
  • Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

Legislative Discussion – Economy, Energy and the Environment


Wednesday, June 24

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

75 North Drive

Room 102/104/Weiss Conference Center
Westborough, MA 01581

Join AIA Central Massachusetts (AIACM) and Western Massachusetts AIA (WMAIA) for an opportunity to meet with State Senator Karen Spilka, representatives of the AIA Massachusetts (AIA MA) Legislative Affairs Committee and to get familiar with the programs of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. The evening includes:

5:00 – 5:30 pm              The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and green building design initiatives with Sam Nutter, LEED, Senior Project Manager for Green Buildings and Infrastructure at MTC. Prior to this role Sam spent ran the Solar-to-Market initiative that later evolved into the MTC’s highly successful Small Renewables Initiative. Prior to joining MTC, Sam worked at NSTAR, KeySpan and other energy services contractors. He is a Certified Energy Manager and has a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA from Bentley College.

5:30 – 7:00 pm              The legislative process and the role of architects and AIA Massachusetts with John Nunnari Associate AIA, AIAMA Public Policy Director, co-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, and staff member of HMFH Architects in Cambridge; and Paul Pezzella, legislative consultant with Ads Ventures. John and Paul will discuss architects’ involvement in the legislative process and the Massachusetts Zero-Net-Energy Task Force, the Green Communities Act, the Massachusetts Global Warming Act and other pieces of legislation.

The program is fee is $15 ($10 for AIA members, students are free). Refreshments will be served.

Advanced registration is required and space is limited. For more information and to register, visit www.aiacm.org and select "Register Here" under the workshops heading or email your registration to ewhite@architects.org.

For directions and maps, go to www.masstech.org/agencyoverview/directions.htm. 

 Questions? Contact Eric White at ewhite@architects.org.



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