Rob Meyer, AIA named Regional Chair of NECARB

first_imgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Robert MeyerRob Meyer, AIA named Regional Chair of NECARBManchester VT: December 28, 2005–Robert Meyer, the President of Meyer Architecture and Planning, P.C. of Manchester, Vermont has been named the Chair of The New England Conference of Architectural Registration Boards, the Northeastern representative of NCARB, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, a national organization of 55 Member Boards that regulates the Architectural profession. NCARB’s mission is to work as a council of member boards to safeguard the heath, safety, and welfare of the public and to assist member boards in carrying out their duties. NCARB develops and recommends standards to be required of applicants for architectural registration; develops and recommends standards regulating the practice of architecture; provides a certification process and architect registration requirements to member boards; and represents the interests of member boards before public and private agencies. Architects who have met the education, training, and exam requirements as set forth by the NCARB are eligible to qualify for NCARB certification, which enables interstate reciprocity and practice in all jurisdictions.Passing the nine-division Architects Registration Exam (ARE) is often the final step toward earning registration in all U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions. Individuals, who pass the rigorous examination developed and administered by the organization after having met the education and internship requirements, qualify for the NCARB Certificate that demonstrates their competence to practice nation-wide. NCARB is therefore charged with protecting the public health, safety and welfare. Meyer is directly involved in the development and the creation of the ARE examination which includes sections on Site Planning, Building Planning, Building Technology, Pre-Design, Structural Systems, Mechanical Systems, Building Design – Materials and Methods, and Construction Documents and Services.Meyer, has been working in the Manchester area since the early 1980’s, is known for his public projects including the Winhall Public Library, the American Museum of Fly Fishing, Factory Point National Bank of Rutland, The Killington Medical Center, and the re-development of the Royal Square Shopping Center in Brattleboro. He has been an active member of the Vermont Board of Architects (VBOA) since 2000. He was first appointed by Gov. Howard Dean, and reappointed for a second term by Gov. Jim Douglas, has served as Secretary of the board since 2002, and was named chair in October of 2005. Meyer is also a trustee of the Regional Affordable Housing Corporation, which creates and provides affordable housing in Southern Vermont and is an active member of the Israel Congregation of Manchester where he has served as Treasurer, and is currently on the Board of Directors.A graduate of Duke University, Meyer earned his Master of Architecture from The University of Pennsylvania, is NCARB certified, a member of AIA, and licensed in VT, NH, CT and NY.For More Information:NCARB: www.ncarb.org(link is external)VBOA: www.vtprofessionals.org(link is external)Meyer Architecture and Planning: www.Meyer-AP.com(link is external)Contact: [email protected](link sends e-mail)last_img read more

The Latest: Giants prospect Bishop tests positive for virus

first_imgZimmerman said in a statement his family situation factored into his decision. His mother is at high risk for complications from the coronavirus because she has multiple sclerosis, and he has three young children, including a newborn. He told The Associated Press last week he was still undecided on whether to play.As part of his announcement, the 35-year-old Zimmerman said he’s not retiring.Ross is a 27-year-old right-hander with five years of major league experience, all with Washington.___Harris English is the fifth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus. Associated Press June 29, 2020 ___NBA All-Stars Kemba Walker and Trae Young, and U.S. women’s Olympians Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be coaches for an online basketball camp set up in response to coronavirus restrictions.The camp for children of all ages was launched by former NBA player and longtime TNT basketball studio analyst Kenny Smith.Two-time NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo and WNBA star Brittney Griner are also set to work “The Jet Academy,” with more participants to be announced.The camps begin July 20 at www.jetacademycamp.com and can be streamed on any device. Schedule details and pricing are available on the website. ___The National Hockey League says a total of 26 players have reported testing positive for the new coronavirus since voluntary workouts began June 8.Monday’s update includes four additional cases among those tested at team facilities, to go along with the 11 announced June 19. The league says it’s aware of 11 other players testing positive outside the voluntary workout protocol.The NHL said more than 250 players who worked out at team facilities were administered more than 1,450 COVID-19 tests.The league and players are in the final stages of agreeing to resume the season. Training camps can open as early as July 10 if an agreement on testing, health and safety protocols and “hub” cities to host the games can be reached. The positive test for English was part of the pre-tournament screening process at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. English did not play last week at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.Since its return to golf, the tour had no positive tests the opening week in Texas; one positive test in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; and three positive tests — plus two positive tests for caddies — in Connecticut.English says in a statement he feels healthy and supports the tour’s additional policy of not letting anyone at Detroit Golf Club until the test results were back. Previously, a player could practice but not enter the clubhouse while waiting on the results.English started the season with limited status and has risen to No. 27 in the FedEx Cup. He must self-isolate for 10 days, meaning he will miss the next two tournaments. Hill didn’t identify the player, but said he “feels great” and will go through MLB protocol to join the team.Hill said he would be surprised if any Marlins players opt of the season because of health concerns.___Longtime Washington Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman and teammate Joe Ross have decided not to play this season.General manager Mike Rizzo said Zimmerman and Ross opted out “for the personal health and safety of themselves and their loved ones,” adding the team supports their decisions.center_img ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi says minor league center fielder Hunter Bishop has tested positive for the coronavirus. Zaidi says Bishop got his test result on Friday and has mild symptoms.Bishop would have been on the club’s roster of 51 players announced Monday for the start of camp later this week. Zaidi says Bishop is in Arizona and wasn’t around any others from the organization.The 22-year-old Bishop is the team’s first-round draft pick from 2019, selected 10th overall out of Arizona State. The Giants are planning their first workout Friday.___Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill says a player who was asymptomatic has tested positive for the coronavirus. Smith has run a camp for 25 years in North Carolina, where he played collegiately. But camps have been limited or canceled in many locations because of rules limiting sizes of gatherings because of the virus.___NASCAR may be racing during the coronavirus pandemic. Celebrating in early December now is off the schedule.The motorsports series has canceled its Champion’s Week and Cup Series awards scheduled for early December in Nashville, citing the uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the industry. NASCAR moved Champion’s Week to Nashville in 2019 from Las Vegas.NASCAR still plans to celebrate its champions from the Xfinity Series to the truck series and promises details to come. And NASCAR says the series looks forward to returning to Nashville in 2021. The Latest: Giants prospect Bishop tests positive for viruslast_img read more