Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown
1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98404


November 1, 2018


9:30 – 10:00

Pick up name-tag, agenda, and sign in for CE credits

10:00 – Noon

Continuing Education Program: Understanding the Proposed Mass Timber Amendments to the Washington State Building Code: Presented by Jon Siu, Building Official-Seattle DCI; Joe Mayo, AIA, Mahlum Architects; and Chris Duvall, PE,SE, Principal, Coughlin Porter Lundeen

Noon – 1:00


1:00 – 1:30

Kirsten Smith, Manager of Policy & Advocacy, AIA Seattle and AIA Washington Council will discuss the upcoming legislative session with a still-to-be-named state legislator.


Kirsten Smith will provide an overview of what we hope to accomplish during the remainder of the afternoon.

1:40 – 3:30

Break out into Policy Committee groups to discuss policy priorities and needs for the session; prepare a short presentation for the larger group, including any recommendations to the AIAWA Board regarding advocacy positions covered by each committee.

3:30 – 3:40


3:40 – 5:00

Report-out by Policy Committees



5:15 – 7:00

Social Hour at Zeek’s Pizza, 1702 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma