North Texas Chapter

The geographic area served consists of the North part of Texas from Waco, north to the Red River and from Wichita Falls, east to Tyler.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Donna Robinson, CMP

Annual Bowling Tournament

Friday, May 11, 2018
Location: Bowlmor Lanes, 3805 Beltline Road, Addison, TX 75001

Registration: 5:15 pm
Tournament Start: 6:00 pm
Awards: 8:00 pm
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served


Individual Bowler: $85  
Lane Sponsor (teams of 6): $500 SOLD OUT 10 available
Food Sponsor (team of 6): $750 SOLD OUT 2 available
Tournament Sponsor (team of 6): $1,500 SOLD OUT 1 available
Prize Sponsor: $250 SOLD OUT 3 available

For more info contact Jared Boyles @ or Amy Holzle @
Benefiting the Emerging Professional Programs

Tournament Sponsor:

Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Coppell Life Safety Park, 820 S. Coppell Road, Coppell, TX 75019

Program: A Learning Laboratory – Teaching Practical Life Safety Skills

Experience a learning laboratory at its best at the Coppell Life Safety Park. The Safety facility was established to protect and serve the community by incorporating an Emergency Operations Center and to provide a state of the art kid's scale learning village. The City of Coppell Fire Chief and the Park's Director will explain how the safety park supports Coppell's 2030 Vision Plan Sense of Community, Special Place to Live, Community Wellness and Enrichment, Business Prosperity, and Sustainable City Government strategies. BRW Architects collaborated with the City of design this unique education experience to build practical life safety skills for K-12 students.

Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Principal, BRW Architects
Anne Hildenbrand, AIA, Senior Director, BRW Architects
Chris Sano, AIA, Design Director, BRW Architects
Fire Chief Kevin Richardson, COC Fire
Jeana Lantiere, COC Life Safety Park Director
Bethany Hardzinski, COC Life Safety Park Coordinator

Registration: Free to attend


Members and guests must check in at the front office. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in.

Parking lot is accessible off S. Coppell Road behind building. Additional street parking is available on S. Coppell Road north of the project site.

Lunch Sponsors:
BRW Architects JQ Engineers RWB

2017 Impact Award Winners

We received 46 entries this year and want to thank the judges for their effort and time.

James McSwain | James Kubala | Bayardo Selva

2017 Impact Awards 2017 Impact Awards

We are excited to announced the recipients of the 2017 Impact Award!!!

Gold Award
Shackelford STEAM Celebration from Arlington ISD Shackelford JHS with $7,000
Arlington ISD Shackelford JHS

Silver Award
Innovate. Collaborate. Debate. Checkmate! from Northwest ISD Northwest High School with $4,500
Northwest ISD Northwest High School

Bronze Awards
Weather Stations, Alerts, and Gadgets from GP ISD Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy with a $2,000
GP ISD  Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy

Curriculum Materials for Dual-Language Montessori Classroom from Dallas ISD Mata Montessori with $2,500
Dallas ISD Mata Montessori

The Cougar Connection Den from Northwest ISD Cox Elementary with $3,000
Northwest ISD Cox Elementary

Service Citation Awards

Excellence in Leadership as Chapter President 2016-2017
O. Wayne Reynaud, AIA

Leadership as the Impact Award Committee Chair 2016-2017
Sangeetha Karthik, AIA

Distinguished Service Awards

Leadership of the UTA School Studio Program 2016-2017
Anne Hildenbrand, AIA
Beverly Fornof
Roberto Zuniga

2018 Southern Region Annual Conference

Breaking Out of the Silos April 4-7, 2018
Breaking Out of the Silos
Waco Convention Center
Waco, TX

Registration is open!

Prestick STEM Academy Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended our first North Texas Chapter meeting of 2018, held at Little Elm ISD’s Prestwick STEM Academy.

We had 82 people in attendance at this meeting, and we’re striving to continue to have meaningful presentation topics at interesting venues to maintain and increase attendance.

The Principal of Prestwick STEM Academy, Christine Gibson, has shared with us the following video:

The flyer recaps the meeting for those who were not able to attend, and contains information for our next meeting at Dallas ISD’s Dan D. Rogers Elementary School.

Onward and Upward – A Word from the Chapter President

December 2016
Starting a new year is certainly easier when the leadership team has it down to a science. In today's ever changing social-economical-political environment, we should definitely appreciate Association volunteer efforts to keep us well-informed. By sharing and learning together, we all contribute to continuous improvement for the families and communities we serve.
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Educational Facility Cost Trends and the Ever-Changing Construction Industry

In today’s construction economy, we have seen price fluctuations, labor shortages, material demand, and a surplus of projects being bid, in a range of construction types from highways, to industrial parks, to increased need for school facilities for the pent up demand from the recession. How have these impacted average school facility dollar cost? How has the industry been impacted with regard to quality of work? How has the industry been impacted by material and product usage? View the presentation
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November 1-4, 2018
Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, IL