MELINDA E. PEARSON, FAIA

SENIOR ARCHITECT / PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR

Melinda’s role at studio951 includes working with staff to coordinate and streamline efforts for project design, documentation and construction administration throughout the firm.

Melinda has 39 years of experience in a wide variety of roles including managing staff, coordination with consultants, and assisting Owner’s in meeting their expectations.  Melinda was the head of her own architectural firm for 15 years, where their projects ranged from large medical to single family residential, with expertise in commercial and institutional projects.  Melinda has extensive experience with building codes and contracts.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Professional Architect:

Nebraska
NCARB Certified

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SOCIETIES

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)
AIA Lincoln, Board of Directors, President
FAIA Regional Representative

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

NCARB, Board of Directors, Midwest Regional Director
NCARB, International Relations Committee, Chair
NCARB, Architect’s Registration Exam Committee, Chair

International Union of Architects (UIA)

UIA Assembly, China, U.S. Delegate
International Practice Committee, Member

National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB)

Accreditation Team Chair for 6 Universities
Accreditation Team Member for 8 Universities

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL)

Adjunct Faculty University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Architecture
Distinguished Alumni Award

City of Lincoln

Planning Commission, Member
Comprehensive Plan Review Committee, Member
Historic Preservation Committee, Member
Fair Housing Task Force, Member

Boards

Ronald McDonald Board, Omaha, Member
Henry Doorly Zoo Board, Omaha, Member
YWCA Board, Lincoln, President

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Architecture, University of Nebraska – Lincoln