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Architect for Life Calendars

  • From 2014

    • APTA EXPO 2014 - Come visit us in booth #7613!!! - Houston, TX October 12-15, 2014
        Our President will be teaching "Lessons Learned" during the APTA EXPO Monday, October 13, 2014- Houston, TX
    • AfL collaborates with HEMPCRETE Architect & Builder
    • AfL word with Houston METRO
    • AfL works with Texas Southern University
    • AfL presents to North Carolina Central University
    • AfL works with EDF
    • AfL President says "Thank you" to Guilford County School Board
    • AfL participates in Department of Energy - SBA Conference in Tampa, FL
    • AfL is on the ground in Denver Colorado
    • AfL works with HVS on Virginia Hotel
    • AfL visits NRB Modular Plant in Pennsylvania
  • From 2013

    • AfL will serve as moderator and contribute workshop secrets of success for "Negotiating and Hiring A/E services" at the South West Transit Association annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas Feb 6-10, 2013.
    • AfL President voted as class speaker at Institute of Minority & Economic Development Executive Training, The Paul J. Rizzo  Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC, February 24 - March 1
    • AfL President receives Minority Achiever Award at YMCA Awards Gala, Crown Plaza Hotel, Houston, TX, February 22
    • AfL Team participates in Government Procurement Conference at George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. March 22
    • AfL President participates in Institute of Minority Economic Development Executive Networking Conference: Pinehurst, NC, March 4-6
    • AfL President conducts Sustainability & Operating Cost Reduction workshop at North Carolina Public Transportation Association (NCPTA) annual conference in Wilmington April 7-10.
    • AfL President leads program as Mistress of Ceremonies at community event sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Eta Omicron Omega Chapter, High Point, NC, April 13.
    • AfL President learns at Houston Minority Supplier Development Council Workshop, "Strategic Alliances", HMSDC headquarters, Houston, TX April 19-20
    • AfL Team meets with leadership of Town of Bowling Green and Fort A.P. Hill Commander, Town of Bowling Green, VA, April 23.
    • AfL Team coordinates with USDA to bring multi-million dollar, 0% rural economic development loan/grant to Town of Bowling Green for utilities and future development, April 24.
    • AfL Team offers assistance for sustainability project coordination at Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, April 26
    • AfL coordinates with federal agency to get potential funding to Southern University New Orleans for energy conservation project May 1
    • AfL Team participates in AIA Gulf Coast Green Symposium, learning from Annie Leonard, producer of "The Story of Stuff" You Tube video, Barbara Campagna, FAIA of BAC Architecture + Planning, and Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA of Georgia Institute of Technology, Julia Ideson Library Building, Houston, TX, May 2
    • AfL President spoke with FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff about sustainability plus resiliency while participating in the American Public Transportation annual bus conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 5-7
    • AfL Team participated in Houston Airport System annual "Runway to Business" networking fair May 9
    • AfL Team participated in Fort Bliss Industry Day, Fort Bliss Military base near El Paso, TX May 16
    • AfL President led program as Mistress of Ceremonies at the University of North Carolina System Triad Coalition Outreach Event, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, May 16
    • AfL Team participated in Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC) Scholarship Golf Tournament, BlackHorse Golf Club, Cypress, TX, May 20
    • AfL President participated in American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Rail Conference in Philadelphia, PA, June 2-4
    • AfL participates in Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) annual conference in Jacksonville, FL  July 13-17
    • AfL participates as "signatory" on American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Sustainability Committee and attends annual conference in San Fransisco, CA  July 28-30.
    • AfL President moderated workshop: "Sustainable Design, Materials and Infrastruccture at American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Sustainability Conference in San Fransisco, CA  July 28-30.
    • AfL will speak during the Mid-Level Managers Welcome and Orientation Breakfast Meeting during the APTA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL September 29.
    • AfL served on abstract review committee (Feb 2013) and participates in GREENBUILD 2013 annual conference in Philadelphia, November 20-22
  • From 2012

    • AFL President facilitated as moderator for a workshop given by Rebecca Ubando Tanrath, Civil Right Officer for the US Department of Transportation FTA Region 8 at the South West Transit Association Annual meeting in Denver February 12 – 15, 2012.
    • AFL participates in the March 6 Geothermal Workshop in Houston, Texas sponsored by Geothermal Trust Organization
    • AFL President served as a panelist at the NC State Construction Conference March 22, 2012 in Raleigh, NC. Learn more.
    • AFL President speaks on Green Leases and Life Cycle Cost Analysis at the March 16, 2012 Sustainability Symposium for Southeastern North Carolina hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center of which Architect for Life is a member.
    • AFL President speaks at North Carolina State Construction Conference March 22, 2012 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
    • AFL participated in USGBG Energy Summit in Houston, Texas April 12, 2012.
    • AFL volunteers at Texas Asia Society Building Grand Opening in Houston, Texas April 14, 2012.
    • AFL participates in AIA Gulf Coast Green Symposium in Houston, Texas May 1, 2012.
    • AFL participates in APTA Bus Conference in Long Beach, California May 6-8, 2012.
    • AFL President conducts seminar at the May 16-23 2012 North Carolina Public Transportation Association Conference in Wilmington, NC.
    • AFL participates in North Carolina Federal Environmental Symposium June 13, 2012 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
    • AFL participates in the June 19, 2012 FTA Open Doors Symposium in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • AFL participates in June 20-22, 2012 WBENC Conference in Orlando, Florida.
    • AFL President was a guest on NABWIC Radio June 27, 2012. Listen here.
    • Architect for Life “Reduce Operating Cost from Within” Seminar at the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials Annual Meeting Denver, CO July 22 – 25, 2012
    • AFL President at the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Conference Philadelphia, PA August 5-8, 2012
    • AFL participated in the Black Enterprise & Walmart's 20/20 Vision Forum: Women & Entrepreneurship in Charlotte, North Carolina August 22, 2012
    • AfL participates in the Post-White House Initiative: The Post-White House Initiative on Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) will address sustainability challenges facing HBCUs while collectively seeking solutions and methods for meeting those challenges on September 27, 2012.
    • AFL will participate in North Carolina Military Business Center annual FEDCON in Wilmington, North Carolina October 10-11,2012
    • AFL President moderated a panel for the Goler Community Development Corporation 4th Annual Piedmont Contractors Construction & Design Symposium in Winston-Salem, NC October 12, 2012
    • AfL participated in 4rd Annual 8th District Federal Contracting Symposium in Albemarle, NC on Oct 24.
    • AfL participated in the Piedmont Triad Livable Communities Summit in Winston-Salem, NC Oct 25.
    • AfL participated in Fire Station LEED Silver tour in Houston, TX on Oct 26.
    • AfL participated in USGBC Houston LEED for Neighborhood Development Symposium Oct 30
    • AfL participated in ASHRAE Piedmont U.S. Army Net Zero Policy, Initiatives, and Progress Oct 30.
    • AfL participated in AIA Houston Living Building Challenge on Nov 1.
    • AfL has been sought out by Newport Partners, a Maryland-based buildings research firm, and participated in a series of round-table discussions to explore opportunities for the future of commercial plumbing and related systems as related to sustainable design. This brainstorming session took place in Houston on November 2.
  • From 2015

    • Architect for Life, PC Team sets goals and vision for 2015 through yearly SWOT analysis
    • International expansion planning - AfL led by International liaison
    • AfL returns as featured guest on National Association of BLack Women in Construction Radio Blog
    • AfL participated and reposted at APTA annual Bus and Transit Conference in Dallas, TX
    • AfL adds health store - featuring Organo Gold Coffee, Tea & Hot Chocolate Internet orders
    • AfL contacted by FDA to assist with Jefferson Labs renovations
    • AfL invited to participate in Energy Efficient Buildings Committee of Houston, TX
    • AfL participates in Conference of Minority Transportation Officials national conference in Boston, MA
    • AfL visits West Hydroponics Farm and Solar Farm with Greenhouse Organic Farm
    • AfL President becomes volunteer docent at The Asia Society
    • AfL works to help organic markets in food deserts
    • AfL participates in APTA Annual conference in San Francisco, CA
    • AfL tracks progress of light rail project in Durham and Orange Counties, North Carolina
    • AfL engages in developing affordable housing projects
    • AfL participates and supports COP21 Paris
    • AfL becomes a member of the United Nations Foundation Energy Access Practitioners Network
    • AfL designs campus for High Calling ministries in North Carolina
  • On the Calendar in 2016

    • AfL President presents Business Case for Sustainability at APTA Business Board of Governor's Meeting
    • AfL signs Paris Pledge for Action