Opportunity: HUD Residential Resilience Guidelines Advisor

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is developing the Residential Resilience Guidelines for Builders & Developers and seeking an Advisory Group that will include (24) members from three balanced member categories:

Producer – Producers of residential builders and building product manufacturers.

User – Persons representing user interests, such as licensed design professionals, SMEs and planners.  (AIA)

General Interest and Public Officials – Persons representing government agencies and advocacy groups.

The application to join the Advisory Group is open now.  Participation in the Advisory Group will be voluntary.

AIA is seeking applicants for representation on the advisory group.  Applicants should have residential design experience and technical expertise related to at least one hazard type.  Bonus if you’ve completed the AIA Resilience education certificate.  Please note that the Advisory Group would like to include some individuals that have experienced natural disasters personally (e.g., hurricanes, fire, flooding, etc) and have participated in the disaster recovery process.  One of the goals of the projects is to identify “gaps” in the current process and items that need to be improved for residential construction.

Please send your resume and brief statement of interest and qualifications to resilience@aia.org by November 14th.