Board Vacancies – District 3, 4 and Public Member

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NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES

The term of the architects serving from Districts 3 & 4 on the Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners will expire on December 31, 2021, thus there will be two vacancies on the Board. District 3 consists of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Martin, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes. District 4 consists of Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Natchitoches, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Sabine, St. Landry, St. Mary, Vermilion, and Vernon parishes.  Any licensed architect desiring to fill either of these vacancies who is domiciled in one of these Parishes and who has practiced architecture for at least seven (7) years must send a letter by certified mail to the Executive Director at the Board office, 9625 Fenway Avenue, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, indicating his or her intent to be a candidate. The letter shall be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and shall certify that, if elected, he or she will serve.

The deadline for receipt of the certified letter shall be Friday, October 29, 2021. If an election is necessary, the three (3) candidates who receive the highest number of votes shall have their names submitted to the Governor as nominees. The Governor will then select one of the nominees to fill the vacancy. The person selected to fill the vacancy shall serve six (6) years, or until his successor is duly appointed.

The term of the public member on the Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners expired on April 26, 2021, thus, there is a vacancy on the Board. The public member shall be a citizen of the United States who is not actively engaged in or retired from the professions of architecture, engineering, interior design, or landscape architecture, or the occupation of a contractor, or the design or construction of buildings. Interested persons desiring to fill this vacancy must submit a letter to the Executive Director at the board office (khillegas@lsbae.com) indicating his or her intent to be a candidate. The letter shall be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, and shall certify that, if elected, he or she will serve. The deadline for receipt of the letter shall be Friday, October 29, 2021