Chapter Mission | Plan

AIA Mississippi strives to design a professional organization that meets the needs of our members, advances our communities, and makes our world a better place for all of us to live, work and play. We view thoughtful planning, ongoing discussion and sharing of ideas among members and key constituents as critical to our success.


The following goals serve as a model for current and future Chapter activities and program planning. These goals are based on the AIA Brand Platform (Architects Together), focusing our ongoing efforts in the areas of Community, Knowledge, and Advocacy.

Our COMMUNITY Goals are

  • To expand membership
  • To promote fellowship and Collaboration among members and within our community
  • To celebrate each other’s accomplishments
  • To increase public awareness of AIA Mississippi and the profession of architecture
  • To increase member support and involvement
  • To provide an efficient, effective, and financially stable organization

Our KNOWLEDGE Goals are

  • To facilitate the sharing of knowledge about design and about practice that inspires and enables members and the public
  • To promote leadership development
  • To facilitate opportunities to integrate practice with academic knowledge
  • To supportinternship and mentoring of our emerging architects
  • To provide a well-defined continuing education program for our members

Our ADVOCACY Goals are

  • To facilitate effective dialog between our members and the public
  • To expand the influence of architects in the community
  • To advocate for better community design
  • To serve as a voice on community, legislative, and design matters
  • To promote AIA members and the value of their services to the public
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