Firm Engagement

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Our Trivers team is continually promoting the values and experience of the firm as well as the architectural profession as a whole. Whether becoming licensed, joining a board, teaching or speaking at a conference, the Trivers team is engaged in diverse ways throughout the year.

Architectural Designer Melisa Betts is a Faculty Assistant at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, co-teaching with Dr. Linda Samuels. The urban design course is focused around multi-modal transportation development.

Principal Joe Brinkmann, AIA is now on the Board of Directors of Downtown St. Louis, Inc. as of May 2017.

Principal Joel Fuoss, AIA recently presented the national AIA/HUD Secretary Award-winning Flance Center at the Public Interest Design Institute Conference, held October 7th in St. Louis.

Principal Amy Gilbertson, AIA is presenting Developing a Diverse Team: Find, Grow, Keep, Repeat this week at the Women in Design+Construction conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Project Architect Maggie Hayden, AIA passed her last ARE exam to become a licensed architect in the State of Missouri.

Associate David Lott, AIA was elected to the Association of Preservation Technology – Central Plains Division Board of Directors. He also serves on the Landmarks Association of St. Louis Board as Vice President and was a featured panelist at the Universal Design Summit held this week in St. Louis.

Architectural Designer Martin Padilla is serving as a competition judge for Rozzy’s STEAM Challenge, which allows children to design and build like real architects and product designers. He also continues as Assistant Director at the Washington University Career Center for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

Project Architect Ross Welch, AIA is an adjunct instructor for Building Systems at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University. He’s also serving on the Young Professionals Board of Rise Community Development.

Top row: Melisa Betts, Joe Brinkmann, Joel Fuoss, Amy Gilbertson
Bottom row: Maggie Hayden, David Lott, Martin Padilla, Ross Welch