Washington, DC—Gregory L. Erny, AIA, of Reno, NV, was installed on the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) Board of Directors at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, last month. As the director for Region 6 (Western Conference), Erny represents the U.S. jurisdictions of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. The Western Conference elected Erny director in March 2008 during its spring meeting in Denver, CO.
First appointed to the Nevada Board of Architecture, Interior Design, and Residential Design in 1996 by then- Governor Robert Miller, Erny has served on numerous Council committees, including the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) Graphics Grading Committee, the Alternative Item Writing Task Force, and the Committee on Professional Development.
Prior to being elected director for Region 6, Erny served on the Western Conference Executive Committee from 2000 to 2006, including three terms as regional chair from 2004 to 2006. He also represented NCARB on the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) team that assessed the architectural curricula at Montana State University.
In 1977, Erny graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, IN, with both a Bachelor of Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Architecture. He became licensed to practice architecture in Nevada in 1981 and founded Architects + LLC in 1983. Erny holds the NCARB Certificate for national reciprocity and is registered to practice in Nevada and California. His practice includes single-family residences, as well as commercial and public works projects.
Erny currently serves as commissioner for the City of Reno Historic Resources Commission, and he is an active member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He also is a vice-president on the board of directors for the Nevada Area Council Boy Scouts of America.