Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 26, 2012. What’s Happening @AIBD_National?

…Northeast Society RSVP deadline.

Register by this Friday to attend the Northeast Society of AIBD quarterly meeting on December 6, 2012 at the Paradigm window offices in Portland Maine. After the business meeting, the society will be touring the factory seeing Paradigm’s process of building windows and doors. Interested members and their guests should RSVP to Fred Hahn at no later than November 30, 2012.

…Florida Society looks into the future.Snow Globe House

The Florida Society’s Board of Directors convene this Friday to set 2013 goals, establish their schedule and facilitate their programs. “Strategic planning is a critical component of good management and governance.” Says David Pillsbury, immediate AIBDFL past president. For more information or to follow up next week, contact the current AIBDFL President James Lucia by writing to

…Last week to rate convention cities.

Friday is the last day to rank proposed 2016 AIBD National Convention city choices  The Convention Site Selection Subcommittee is asking everyone to help them narrow the list to five. The finalists will be considered by the AIBD House of Delegates who will vote for one.

CLICK HERE to view a description of each of the eleven cities and to rank them in order of YOUR preference. 

Any societies wishing to submit a city not listed by the subcommittee may do so and they may present the merits of their proposed city at the Delegates Meeting. To be included on the meeting agenda, the society must contact the national office by this Friday.

…Last week’s new members and their sponsors.

Welcome back Professional Member, Joseph Perry (NH)! In addition, we welcome for the first time, Professional Member, Stephen Herridge (TX), who is sponsored by Certified Professional Member, Daniel Holak (TX).

…Important dates.

December 1 & 2 – NCBDC Exam in Oklahoma City, OK

December 6 – Northeast Society quarterly meeting; email: no later than 11/30/12

January 18 & 19 – NCBDC Exam in Seattle, WA

January 24 & 25 – AIBD Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas Marriott, Las Vegas, NV

July 15-18 – AIBD National Convention, Langham Hotel, Pasadena, CA