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State Board Meetings - 2024

Board package

February 7, 2024 Meeting Minutes (Draft)

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room – Manhattan

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 9:00 am (start time for practical examination)

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00)
    • Practical Exam
    • Practical Exam Candidate Review
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:00 – completion)

  1. Introductions, Welcome Guests and New Member, Board Departure
  2. New Business 
    • NCARB Visit
    • Election of Chair and Vice Chair
    • Miscellaneous NCARB Items
      • Region 2 Pre-Board of Directors January Meeting Summary
      • Overview of Elections and Resolutions
      • Annual Meeting Attendee - June 13-15, 2024
      • MBE/MBC Summit - October 17-19, 2024
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Board Chair Report
  5. Board Office Report
  6. Old Business 
    • Experience/Education Review
    • Women in Architecture Series
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment
    • Next Meeting – May 15, 2024 – NYC
State Board Meetings - 2023

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room – Manhattan

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 9:00 am (start time for practical examination)

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00)
    • Practical Exam
    • Licensure Candidate Review
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:00 – completion)

  1. Introductions, Welcome New Members, Board Departures
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business 
    • Experience/Education Review
    • ARE Rolling Clock Retirement/Score Validity Policy/ESL Accommodations
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Women in Architecture Series
  1. New Business
    • NCARB Items
      • Pathways to Practice
      • Region 2 Pre-Board of Directors Meeting Summary
      • Governance Changes
      • Future Meeting
      • Regional Summit
      • Annual Meeting
    • Discussion of Work Environments
  1. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  1. Adjournment
    • Next Meeting – February 7, 2024 – NYC

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (10:00 start time)
    • Practical Exam Candidate Review
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:30 – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  3. Board Office Report
  4. Old Business
    • ARE Rolling Clock Retirement/Score Validity Policy
    • ARE ESL Accommodations
    • Practice Guidelines
    • NCARB Annual Meeting Summary
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5. New Business
    • ARE Sanctions
    • Continuing Education – Committee Work
    • 2024 Board Meeting Dates
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment


Next Meeting – November 8, 2023 – NYC


1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room – Manhattan

AGENDA

  1. 1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00)
    • Practical Examination
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:15 – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  3. Board Office Report
  4. Old Business
    • ARE Rolling Clock Retirement/Score Validity Policy
    • ARE ESL Accommodations
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Continuing Education Modernization
      • Final Regents’ Action Item
      • Advisory Notice
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5. New Business
    • NCARB Regional Summit Summary
    • NCARB Annual Meeting
      • Delegate
      • Resolutions
      • Elections
    • NCARB/UK MRA
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment

Next Meeting – August 9, 2023 – NYC


1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room – Manhattan

Agenda

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00)
    • Practical Examination
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:15 – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
    • NCARB Proposed Governance Options
    • NCARB Proposed Regional Realignment
    • Analysis of Practice – Areas of Study/Competencies
  3.  Board Office Report
  4.  Old Business
    • OPD Conversation
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5.  New Business
    • NCARB ARE Update
      • Free Practice Exams
      • Rolling Clock Re-Examination
    • NCARB Region 2 Student/Educator/Practitioner Symposium Summary
    • NCARB Committee Call for Volunteers
    • NCARB Annual Meeting - Delegate
    • Elections - Chair and Vice Chair
    • New Board Member Search
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment
State Board Meetings - 2022

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets)
Tenth Floor – Regents' Room – Manhattan

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00)
    • Practical Examination
    • Experience Review
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:15 – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  3. Board Office Report
  4. Old Business
    • NCARB Annual Meeting Summary
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5. New Business
    • Future OPD Conversation
    • ICOR Meeting Summary
    • 2023 Board Meeting Dates
    • NCARB MBC/MBE Meeting – October 14/15
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment

Next Meeting – November 9, 2022 – NYC


AGENDA

  1. Executive Session
    • Practical Examination Discussion
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  3. Board Office Report
  4. Old Business
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5. New Business
    • ARE Exam Vendor - PSI
    • ARE Pass Rates
    • NCARB March Regional Summit Summary
    • NCARB April 2022 Region 2 Pre-BoD Summary
    • NCARB Annual Meeting – June 2-4
      • Voting Delegate
      • Resolutions
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment

Next Meeting – August 10, 2022 – NYC

 

TEST


Meeting Link: https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=mf5092b7733b9045a05eee3b454b8958b
Meeting Number: 177 757 8328
Meeting Password: uFvJjMqK322

9:00 am (start time for practical exams)

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting via Web Ex outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:30 AM)
    • Practical Examinations (Pearson - Chair, Bentel, Samuelian)
    • Practical Examinations Discussion
    • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:30 AM – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  3. Board Office Report
  4. Old Business
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Practice Guidelines
    • Building Officials' Follow up
    • Proposed Amendment to Part 29 + DoB Filings
    • Women in Architecture Series
  5. New Business
    • NCARB Updates – IPAL seminar and January '22 Pre-BoD Meeting
    • Elections – Chair and Vice Chair
  6. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  7. Adjournment

Next Meeting – May 11, 2022 – NYC

State Board Meetings - 2021

Web Ex Virtual Meeting

Meeting link for Public Session:

https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=m33fe48092bb143f790fe80898b4baaef  

Meeting number:

177 502 7573

Password:

ChBqTu3J3D5

 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

9:00 am (start time for practical exams)

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting via Web Ex outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (9:00-10:00 AM)
  • Practical Examinations (Pearson, Vaidya, Tobin/ Observers – Kamdang, Bentel)
  • Disciplinary Cases

Public Session (10:00 AM – completion)

  1. Approval of Minutes
  1. Board Chair Report
  1. Board Office Report
  1. Old Business
        • NCARB Visit
        • Continuing Education Modernization
        • Practice Guidelines
        • Building Officials’ Follow up
        • Proposed Amendment to Part 29
        • Women in Architecture Series
  1. New Business 
        • NCARB Region 2 Fall Conference
  1. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  1. Adjournment

Next Meeting – February 9, 2022 – NYC

WebEx Meeting

Meeting link:
https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=m9d0120833aae2fed50c6264b8f4d1182

Meeting number:
177 576 8244

Password:
WPh3M8CN5ef

Agenda

  1. Convene Meeting
  2. Discussion of Acceptable Continuing Education Subject Matter
  3. Adjournment

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

  1. Executive Session (10:00 AM-10:45 AM)
    • Disciplinary Cases
    • Practical Examination Review of Format

Public Session (10:45 AM-End)

  1. Introduction of New Board Member
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • NCARB Annual Meeting
  6. New Business
    • NCARB Future Visit
    • ARE Pass Rates Study
    • 2022 Meeting Dates
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – November 10, 2021 – NYC

Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the State Board for Architecture Meeting will be held electronically via webinar instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may view the Board meeting by logging into the webinar at https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=m0cdac45c0f10df08ea89a8da37c3b41e. Minutes of the Board Meeting will be transcribed and posted on the State Education Department’s website.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m.


Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session (10:00 AM-10:15 AM)
    • Disciplinary Cases Public Session (10:15 AM-End)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Continuing Education Modernization
    • Communication with Stakeholders
    • Education Requirement for Licensure
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
  6. New Business
    • Endorsement, Experience, Continuing Education – Landscape Architecture
    • ARPL/Oxford Economics Valuing Professional Licensing in the U.S. Report
    • NCARB Spring Meeting Summary
    • NCARB Annual Meeting
    • NCARB Future Visit
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – August 11, 2021 – tentative location - NYC

State Board Meetings - 2020

Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the State Board for Architecture Meeting will be held electronically via webinar instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may view the Board meeting by logging into the webinar at                                                    https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=mb717b2c5cf2dacba683dd54e9461cd33. Minutes of the Board Meeting will be transcribed and posted on the State Education Department’s website.

Tuesday, November 10, 202010:00 am (start time for meeting)

 

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

 

  1. Executive Session (10:00-approx. 10:15)
    • Experience Review
    • Disciplinary Cases
    Public Session (approx. 10:15 – end)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Setting State Board Priorities
      • Continuing Education Modernization
      • Education Requirement for Licensure
      • Building Officials’ Follow up
      • Practice Guidelines’ Update
      • Communication with Stakeholders
    • Remote Proctoring of ARE
    • Women in Architecture Series
  6. New Business
    • NCARB September Pre-BoD Meeting
    • NCARB MBC MBE Leadership Summit 2020
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – February 10, 2021 – tentative location - NYC

Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the State Board for Architecture Meeting will be held electronically via webinar instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may view the Board meeting by logging into the webinar at https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=m005ea7eaeb3c3864d8cf0ef272bba6a8 .

Minutes of the Board Meeting will be transcribed and posted on the State Education Department’s website.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

 

  1. Executive Session (10:00-approx. 10:30)
    • Review of Experience
    • Review of Potential Practical Examination Candidate
    • Disciplinary Cases
    Public Session (approx. 10:30 – end)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • NCARB Annual Meeting Summary
    • Remote Proctoring of ARE
    • Virtual Practical Exam
  6. New Business
    • Education Requirement for Licensure
    • Communication with Stakeholders
    • Deregulation Efforts in Florida
    • 2020 Meeting Schedule
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – November 10, 2020 – tentative location - NYC

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Board Chair Report
  • Future Board Goals Discussion
  • Board Office Report
    • Deputy Commissioner Appointment
    • Staffing / Office Operations
    • Proposed Executive Budget 2020-2021
    • OPD Web Ex Usage for Early Involvement in Enforcement
  • Old Business
    • Regulatory Amendments
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • NCARB Regional Summit Summary
  • New Business
    • Updates on Scheduling the ARE
    • Virtual Practical Exam Conversation
    • NCARB Annual Meeting
  • Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  • Adjournment

Next Meeting – August 12, 2020 – tentative location - NYC

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room – Manhattan
508 Main Street, Buffalo

Wednesday February 12, 2020. 10:00 a.m. 

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

  1. Executive Session
    • Disciplinary Cases
    • College Degree Additional Award Question
    • Review of Australia’s Experience Program
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
    • Staffing
    • Signed Legislation
    • Proposed Executive Budget 2020-2021
  5. Old Business
    • Regulatory Amendments
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • NCARB Regional Summit – March 2020
    • NCARB Model Law/Model Regulation
  6. New Business
    • NYC DoB NOW: Build System
    • Board Member Search
    • NCARB Annual Meeting Attendee – June 18-20
    • NCARB Pre-BoD January Call Summary
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – May 20, 2020 – NYC

State Board Meetings - 2019

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets), Tenth Floor, Regents’ Room, New York City

Wednesday November 13, 2019. 9:00 a.m. (start time for meeting)

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

  1. Executive Session
    • Disciplinary Cases
    • Practical Examination Discussion
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Regulatory Amendments
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Proposed Bachelor of Architecture Program - City Tech
  6. New Business
    • NAAB Accreditation and Conditions
    • NCARB Model Law/Model Regulation
    • NCARB Regional Summit – March 2020
    • NCARB Pre-BoD September Call Summary
    • Women in Architecture Series
    • ARPL – Alliance for Professional Licensing
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – February 12, 2020 – NYC

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets), Tenth Floor, Regents’ Room, New York City
89 Washington Avenue, Room 211, Albany
295 Main Street, Suite 924, Buffalo

Wednesday August 7, 2019. 9:00 a.m.

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

  1. Executive Session
    • Candidate Experience Review
    • Disciplinary Cases
    • Practical Examination Discussion
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
  5. Old Business
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Regulatory Amendments
    • NCARB Annual Meeting Summary
  6. New Business
    • Future NCARB Meeting with Board
    • Proposed Bachelor of Architecture Program – City Tech
    • 2020 Meeting Schedule
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – November 13, 2019 – New York City

1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets)
Tenth Floor
Regents’ Room
New York City

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

Wednesday May 22, 2019. 9:00 a.m.

  1. Executive Session
    • Practical Examinations (Miller, Pearson, Samuelian, Vaidya, Dosso, Tobin) 9:00 AM Start
    • Candidate for Practical Examination
    • Candidate Experience Review
    • Disciplinary Cases
    • Practical Examination Discussion
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Board Chair Report
  4. Board Office Report
    • Budget 2019 / 2020
  5. Old Business
    • Building Officials’ Follow up
    • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    • Regulatory Amendments
    • NCARB Spring Regional Summit Summary
  6. New Business
    • Land Surveying Proposed Guidelines
    • NCARB Annual Meeting
      • Resolutions
      • Nomination of Delegate
      • Region 2 Policy Changes
    • Disciplinary Summary
    • August Board Meeting Location
  7. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
  8. Adjournment

Next Meeting – August 7, 2019 – location – either by Video or NYC

Video Conference sites in:
1411 Broadway (between 39th & 40th Streets) - Tenth Floor – Regents’ Room - NYC
295 Main Street - Suite 924 - Buffalo

Tuesday, February 5, 2019. 9:00 a.m.

Members of the public may attend and observe the meeting outside of the Executive Session

AGENDA

Next Meeting – May 22, 2019 – location tbd

    1. Executive Session
      • Practical Examinations (Dosso, Miller, Pearson, Samuelian, Sullivan, Tobin)
      • Candidate Education Review
      • Disciplinary Cases
      • Exam Discussion
    2. New Business
      • NCARB Conversation
        • Update on NCARB Activities
          • Strategic Plan
          • “Back to Basics” Initiative
          • CE Audit Tracking Tool
        • Spending Cap Restraints
        • New York’s Proposed Regulatory Modifications
          • Summer Experience to Count Towards Licensure
          • Simplify Endorsement Procedure
          • Removal of ARE Review/Challenge
          • Allow Earlier ARE Eligibilities
          • Language Clean Up Related to non-professional Masters’ degrees
        • NCARB / NY Custom Messaging to Candidates
        • NCARB and its role with 4-year pre-professional programs
    3. Approval of Minutes
    4. Board Chair Report
    5. Board Office Report
      • Legislation
    6. Old Business
      • Practical Exam for Candidates with Expired License
      • Building Officials’ Follow up
      • Practice Guidelines’ Update
    7. New Business
      • Election of Chair/Vice Chair
      • NCARB Continuing Education Guidelines
      • ARE 4.0 vs. ARE 5.0 Pass Rates
    8. Other Board Member Topics for Future Meetings
    9. Adjournment

Tentative Meeting Dates