Emerging Leader Award

Developing young leaders is critical to the future of AIA Potomac Valley. The Emerging Leader Award, introduced in 2018, will recognize the contributions and achievements of an individual member in good standing of the AIA Potomac Valley chapter who:

  • is either an Associate AIA member or an AIA Architect member who has been registered 10 years or less,
  • exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership, and
  • has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to the AIA Potomac Valley chapter, to the design and construction industry, to the community, and/or to other professional organizations.


Individuals who are current members of the Chapter board or members of the Awards Committee are not eligible for this award until one year after their term of service ends.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, August 1 at 11:59 PM. The award will be presented at the 2018 Design + Leadership Gala on October 12, 2018 at The Hotel at the University of Maryland.

Click here for the nomination form.