MELINDA E. PEARSON, FAIA

LICENSED 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