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October 2014

2015 Firm Renewals have been mailed via U.S.P.S. If you do not receive a form by October 29, 2014 contact Tyler Barrick in the Board office.

Governor McCrory has appointed Robert W. Bishop to the Board of Architecture. Please join us in welcoming him. The Board and its staff would like to thank Paul D. Boney for his service and support as he rotates off the Board. Due to Mr. Boney's departure, the Board had to appoint another membe to fill his position as Vice President, the new officers are as follows:

Chris E. Brasier, FAIA - President

Julie M. McLaurin, AIA- Vice President

John H. Tabor , AIA - Secretary

Stephen M. McClure, Public Member- Treasurer

September 2014

The September 2014 Newsletter is now available. It includes a list of license that expired on June 30, 2014 and the most recent enforcement report.

July 2014

At its July 11, 2014 meeting the Board of Architecture elected the following officers:

Chris Brasier, FAIA - President

Paul D. Boney, FAIA - Vice President

Julie M. McLaurin, AIA - Secretary

John H. Tabor, AIA - Treasurer

If you did not renew your license to practice architecture for 2014-2015 it expired on July 1, 2014. To renew your license go to the Licensee section above and enter your license registration number and PIN. A late penalty will be charged. If you do not wish to renew on line you may download a form from the forms section, also above. Don't forget to do your continuing education!

Be sure review the rule changes that went in to effect on July 1, 2014.

 

May 2014

All licenses, regardless of when issued expire on June 30th each year. Notice of renewal for your individual license to practice architecture will be sent via EMAIL ONLY on May 15, 2014. The renewal is for the 2014-2015 license year. Please be sure your email that is on file with the Board is up to date. You will have to report continuing education for the 2013 calendar year on the 2014-2015 renewal.

April 2014

A message from The Rules Review Commission:

In the 2013 legislative session, the General Assembly enacted session Law 2013-413.  This law established G.S. § 150B-21.3A, “Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules.”  This statute requires the Rules Review Commission (“Commission”) to establish a process and schedule for those covered agencies to ensure compliance with the law. This schedule and process requires agencies to review all of their active rules codified in the NC Administrative Code (“the Code”) every 10 years.  The Commission has begun implementation of this process. You may view the NC Board of Architecture Report here.

March 2014

The Board is proposing amendments to six rules in 21 NCAC 02. All proposed administrative rules and notices of public hearings filed under G.S. 150B-21.2 must be published in the Register. The Rules have been published in the NC Register Volume 28, Issue 18 as of March 17, 2014. A hearing is scheduled for April 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at 127 W. Hargett St. #304. Comments may be sent to Cathe Evans, Executive Director at cathe@ncbarch.org until May 16, 2014.

February 2014

The Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available, click here.

Here is an important reminder...

The Board of Architecture sends individual renewals and other Official Board Correspondence via Constant Contact. If you 'block' our emails from Constant Contact you will not receive these very important communications. If it comes from the Board of Architecture via Constant Contact with "Official Board Correspondence" in the subject...you can be sure that it contains information relative to your license to practice architecture in North Carolina. IF YOU UNSUBSCRIBE FROM BOARD EMAILS YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANNUAL NOTICE OF RENEWAL.

ARCHITECTS WILL OFTEN USE THE EMAIL OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, SECRETARY OR OTHER EMPLOYEE IN PLACE OF THEIR OWN. BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO OPT OUT OF BOARD EMAIL PLEASE CONFIRM THAT YOUR EMAIL IS NOT THE PRIMARY EMAIL ADDRESS FOR A LICENSED ARCHITECT. Architects are required by law to notify the Board of all contact information changes. Additionally, architects are required to be familiar with all Board rules and laws that govern the practice of architecture in this State. (G.S. 83-A and 21 NCAC 02).

Architects should log in to the Licensee Section and update or add your email address. If you do not have a PIN you may request that it be sent to you at ncba@ncbarch.org

Firm license renewals for 2014 were due on December 31, 2013 regardless of date of issue. Firm renewal forms wer sent mid-October. A list of expired firms is found here. The list was created on February 19, 2014 at 1:08 p.m. If you submitted a renewal form after that date you may disregard this notice. You may download the 2014 firm renewal form immediately and send it in or wait until you receive it in the mail.

The Board is proposing amendments to six rules in 21 NCAC 02. The proposed changes and other information are found here.

December 2013

Have you done your continuing education for 2013? You can't renew your individual license in May 2014 if you haven't.

Don't forget that all firm licenses will expire on December 31, 2013 regardless of date of issue. Firm renewal forms were sent in mid-October. You may download the 2014 firm renewal form immediately and send it in or wait until you receive it in the mail. The form and renewal fee is due on or before December 31, 2013.

Refer to the December 2013 Special Edition of the Board Newsletter Columns for futher information on CONTINUING EDUCATION and FIRM RENEWALS.

October 2013

Please be advised that all firm licenses will expire on December 21, 2013 regardless of date of issue. Firm renewal forms will be sent in mid-October. You may download the 2014 firm renewal form immediately and send it in or wait until you receive it in the mail. The form and renewal fee is due on or before December 31, 2013.

August 2013

The Summer 2013 edition of Columns, the Board of Architecture Newsletter is now available!

As a reminder, all divisions of ARE 4.0 have been approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for veterans, eligible dependents and reservists actively pursuing completion of the ARE for licensure. Individuals may apply directly to the VA for reimbursement. A description of the program and instructions on how to apply can be found on the VA Web site.

 

July 2013

Did you renew your license? Renewals were due by July 1, 2013 for the 2013-2014 license year. This is a list of all licenses that expired on July 1, 2013. The list is current as of July 9, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. EST. If your license is expired you may not practice architecture in this State. To renew your license, click on the link above or download a 2013-2014 Renewal form.

June 2013

Attention ARE Candidates: Please be aware of the ARE Blackout! Processing of your application to take the ARE may be delayed if it is submitted after June 30, 2013.

In Memoriam: Walter Lee Bost, Sr.

Walter Lee Bost, Sr. of Kannapolis, former Board member, died on June 4, 2013 at the age of 86. Mr. Bost practiced Architecture with the firm of Odell Associates, Inc. in Charlotte, N.C. as an employee for forty-five years and a Consultant for five plus years

During his tenure at Odell Associates, he attained and held simultaneously corporate offices of Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and member of the Board of Directors of Odell Associates Inc. for more than twenty years; Chairman of the Board, CEO and Treasurer of Sherwood Printing Company. In 1985, he was appointed by Governor Jim Martin to the North Carolina Licensing Board of Architects on which he served for ten years; three years as President, one year as Vice President, and two years as Secretary/Treasurer. In addition he served two years as Chairman of the Southern Region, (12 states and 2 territories), of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and was a member of many of their committees. He was the Architectural member of a committee mandated by the Governor to develop an energy code for North Carolina in the 1970's.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Rev. Mike Hubbard. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM prior at Whitley’s.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project and or Blue Ridge Parkway.

Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

 

May 2013

In Memoriam: Jeff Huberman

Former Board of Architecture Member Jeffrey A. Huberman passed away on 16 May 2013 at his North Carolina home.

Huberman served on the North Carolina Board of Architecture where he was elected secretary, treasurer, vice-president, and eventually president. He has chaired some of NCARB’s most integral groups, including the Reciprocity Impediments Task Force, the Committee on Procedures and Documents, and the Committee on the Intern Development Program. He also served as a writer and grader for the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®).

In 1971, Huberman and fellow architect Harvey B. Gantt, FAIA, founded Charlotte-based Gantt Huberman Architects, a partnership that continues today. The firm recently celebrated its 41st anniversary.

Among his many honors, Huberman received the 2002 F. Carter Williams Gold Medal, the most distinguished award AIA North Carolina accords its membership. Huberman is survived by his wife, Cheryl Walker, and two children.

A memorial service was held on Friday, 31 May 2013 at 11 a.m. at Temple Beth El in Charlotte, NC.

 

 

All licenses, regardless of when issued expire on June 30th each year. Notice of renewal for your individual license to practice architecture will be sent via EMAIL ONLY on May 15, 2013. The renewal is for the 2013-2014 license year. Please be sure your email that is on file with the Board is up to date. You will have to report continuing education for the 2012 calendar year on the 2013-2014 renewal.

 

Governor McCrory has appointed Stephen M. McClure of Charlotte, NC as a Public Member to the Board. Please join us in welcoming him to the Board.

 

April 2013

Please be sure to update your email address. Notice of renewal for 2013-2014 will be sent VIA EMAIL ONLY on MAY 15, 2013. You are responsible for renewing your license in a timely manner.

February 2013

ARE YOU READY FOR THE ARE BLACKOUT? Read all about it in the special edition of the Board Newsletter Columns - Just for Interns, ARE Candidates and those actively taking the ARE.

 

December 2012

The Fall 2012/Winter 2013 Newsletter of the Board of Architecture is now available!

Governor Perdue has appointed Brenda H. Pollard as a Public Member to the Board. Please join us in welcoming her to the Board.

Have you renewed your firm license yet? It will expire on December 21, 2012.

October 2012

Download a copy of the NEW RULE BOOK the 18th Combined Edition as of October 1, 2012. Licensees should pay special attention to 21 NCAC 02 .0900 Continuing Education. The Rule change went in to effect on October 1, 2012.

The Board of Architecture will meet on October 19, 2012 at the NC AIA Center for Architecture and Design. The Board will hold its annual New Architect Luncheon!

September 2012

The Board of Architecture will meet on September 28, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board office. Please join us as we bid a fond farewell to Board Member Thomas P. Turner, Jr. as he completes his service on the Board.

Past president Barbara A. Field, FAIA Presents outgoing Board member Thomas P. Turner, Jr. with a Certificate of Appreciation for his service on the Board.

 

Firm license renewals will be sent out in October. Be sure your firm contact information is up to date.

August 2012

Governor Beverly Perdue has appointedJulie M. McLaurin of O'Brien Atkins in RTP, NC to the NC Board of Architecture. Please join us in welcoming Ms. McLaurin to the Board.

 

The Board has published the latest list of architects who have not renewed their license for the 2012-2013 license year. This list consists of individuals who have chosen not to renew their license to practice architecture in the State of North Carolina. If your name or that of a co-worker is on the list and you are practicing architecture in North Carolina, you should contact the Board immediately to obtain information on license renewal.

July 2012

The Board of Architecture published a Consumer Guide entitled "How to Find, Hire and Work with An Architect - Building Your Dreams.

The Board at its July 13, 2012 Annual Meeting elected the following officers:

Cheryl C. Walker, FAIA - President

Chris E. Brasier, FAIA - Vice President

Paul D. Boney, FAIA - Secretary

Kiki Teague, Public Member - Treasurer

If you did not renew your license to practice architecture for 2012-2013 it expired on July 1, 2012. To renew your license go to the Licensee section above and enter your license registration number and PIN. A late penalty will be charged. If you do not wish to renew on line you may download a form from the forms section, also above.

Don't forget to do your continuing education!

June 2012

If you have not yet renewed your license to practice architecture and you wish to continue to practice after June 30th, you should renew immediately! Go to the Licensee section above and enter your license registration number and PIN. The PIN and registration number were in the email notice sent on May 15, 2012.

May 2012

May 15th, 2012 - Notice of license renewal for 2011-2012 has been sent via Electronic Mail. If you have not yet received your notice, you may go to the registrants only section and renew with your license number and PIN. All licenses to practice expire on June 30 each year, regardless of when issued.

April 2012

All licenses, regardless of when issued expire on June 30th each year. Notice of renewal for your individual license to practice architecture will be sent via EMAIL ONLY on May 15, 2012. The renewal is for the 2012-2013 license year. Please be sure your email that is on file with the Board is up to date. You will have to report continuing education for the 2011 calendar year on the 2012-2013 renewal.

The Board of Architecture is proposing changes to rule 21 NCAC 02 .109 Definitions and 21 NCAC 02 ..0902, .0903, .0904, .0905, .0906, .0909 and .0910 Continuing Education. Comments may be submitted to Cathe Evans at cathe@ncbarch.org or to the attention of the Executive Director at the Board office. A public hearing is scheduled for July 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.

February 2012

The Winter 2012 Newsletter is now posted in the Board News/Archives Section.

January 2012

Happy New Year! Firm renewals were due by December 31, 2011 - Have you sent yours in yet?

The New Year will bring some changes to Continuing Education rules throughout the country. This is due in part to the NCARB Model Law changes that took place in June 2011. Many states have amended their laws to mirror the model law. As we previously indicated the NC rules also mirror the NCARB model law with some minor differences. At this time we don’t anticipate any major rule changes. If you are licensed in multiple states be sure to review the CE rules and laws for all the states to ensure compliance.

 

December 2011

Firm license registrations will expire on December 31, 2011 unless the license is renewed. You may download a renewal form from the Board web site forms section. Questions regarding firm renewal should be directed to Tyler Barrick at tyler@ncbarch.org

Board rule 21 NCAC 02 .0900 defines Continuing Education. In order to renew your individual license to practice architecture for 2012-2013 you must complete twelve hours of HSW related CE by December 31, 2011. Audit letters for 2010 will be sent in January 2012.

October 2011

The 2012 FIRM LICENSE REGISTRATION renewal forms have been mailed via the USPS. Firm license registrations will expire on December 31, 2011 unless the license is renewed. Questions regarding firm renewal should be directed to Tyler Barrick at tyler@ncbarch.org

 

September 2011

The Fall 2011 issue of the Board of Architecture newsletter Columns has been posted.

August 2011

The North Carolina Board of Architecture has elected the following officers:

Barbara A. Field, FAIA - President

Cheryl C. Walker, FAIA - Vice President

Paul D. Boney, FAIA - Secretary

Kiki Teague, Public Member - Treasurer

 

May 2011

North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue has appointed Mr. Paul D. Boney, FAIA and Mr. Chris Brasier, FAIA to the North Carolina Board of Architecture. They will serve as professional members. Please join us in welcoming them to our Board.

 

Notice of license renewal for 2011-2012 has been sent via Electronic Mail. If you have not yet received your notice, you may go to the registrants only section and renew with your license number and PIN. All licenses to practice expire on June 30 each year, regardless of when issued.