2016 AIA President Nick Vlattas, AIA, awarded two Presidential Citations recently.
The first was to Robert A. Boynton, FAIA, which read – AIA Virginia, a Society of the American Institute of Architects, is privileged to confer this Presidential Citation Upon Robert A. Boynton, FAIA. For seventeen years, he has supported the ideals of the American Institute of Architects and its historic mission to be of ever-increasing service to society through his service on the Virginia State Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects. As the Board’s Chair on two separate occasions, he advanced the inestimable value of this profession’s enduring commitment to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the public it so respectfully serves.
And the second was to Kenney Payne, AIA, which read – AIA Virginia, a Society of the American Institute of Architects, is privileged to confer this Presidential Citation Upon Kenney Payne, AIA. Inspired by the practical efficiency of our profession, he has dedicated much of his career to enriching the individual and collective understanding of building codes and standards, the inimitable twin pillars that support the practice of architecture. Hundreds of his industry colleagues throughout Virginia have benefited from his wisdom, expertise, and passion, which he has so selflessly and willingly shared through countless professional development settings and sessions.
Congratulations to you both!