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As we wrap up an eventful summer, the Trivers team remains inspired, active, and engaged in practice and community.

Madison Booher, AIA has taken on a new leadership role in the AIA Community Engagement Committee as the K-12 co-chair. She will lead the K-12 subcommittee in organizing outreach to schools to teach kids about architecture. Madison is also attending the AIA Women’s Leadership Summit Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in San Jose, California.

Joel Fuoss, AIA served as Chair of the latest ULI Tap Committee for South Grand. Last month, Joel and Amanda Truemper, AIA presented at Venture Café on The Building Blocks of Change by Design, as part of Venture Café’s Civic Restoration month.

Amy Gilbertson, FAIA was a panelist on AIA Orlando’s EDI Committee, “Building an Equitable Firm” Forum and has been selected as a member of the GSA National Registry of Peer Professionals. Last weekend, Amy and Hallie Nolan led the “Tower Grove Park: Trivers Tour of the Pavilions” as part of the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s What’s Out There® Weekend in St. Louis.

Ashley Hoolihan, AIA  was recently named the Vice Chair of the 2022 SCUP North Central Regional Conference which will be held in Chicago this October, and she will serve as Chair of the 2023 SCUP North Central Regional Conference. Ashley will introduce the 2023 SCUP Conference location during the 2022 Regional Conference.

Marcellus Johnson is pursuing a Master of Architecture at Georgia Tech while he continues to work remotely for Trivers.

Hallie Nolan has recently been appointed Chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) St. Louis Young Leader’s Group, as well as being selected to join the ULI America’s Young Leader Group Steering Committee. Hallie also attended the Equitable Development Summit, presented by the Women’s Leadership Initiative in Indianapolis.

Rachel Reinhard passed the ARE exams to become a licensed architect in the state of Missouri.

Cameron Strickland was appointed a Trustee of the AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund, an organization founded in 1965 to assist architecture students from the greater St. Louis region.

Ross Welch served as a judge for Retrofit Magazine’s 2022 Metamorphosis Awards, and he will be teaching Building Systems (with a focus on Mass Timber Structures) at Washington University this semester.

Carmen Chee, Nandan Kelotra, Hallie Nolan, Cameron Strickland, and Ross Welch all volunteered during STL NOMA’s Project Pipeline Architecture Summer Camp, a program that provides 6th-12th grade students of color the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of architecture and design and connect with mentors in the field.