DAVID HUOTARI, AIA SELECTED AS NEW REGION DIRECTOR

AIA Spokane member Dave Huotari, AIA has been elected to serve as Director for the American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region (AIA NWPR).  In addition to his role as Region Director, Huotari will also serve as the Region Representative to the AIA Strategic Council. The term is three years, 2017-2019.  He will serve with Chere LeClair, AIA, of Montana; the Region's Senior Director. The AIA Northwest and Pacific Region includes Washington, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and Micronesia; representing 5,700 members.  The AIA Strategic Council is comprised of Region representatives that inform the National Board of Directors on important professional issues and opportunities. Huotari is a Principal at ALSC Architects in Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, ID; and is a graduate of the University of Idaho.