9 August 2011
Washington, DC—Architect Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB, of Evansville, IN, was installed as president/chair of the board of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC in June.
For more than 25 years, Veazey has volunteered his time and expertise to Council committees, task forces, and initiatives. He was first elected to the NCARB Board of Directors by the Mid-Central Conference (which represents the jurisdictions of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin) as regional director in 2005. He has since served as NCARB secretary, treasurer, second vice president, and most recently first vice president/president-elect.
Over the past two years, Veazey has chaired the NCARB CEO Transition Task Force and CEO Search Committee that prepared for and selected the next CEO for the Council. Over the years he has also co-chaired the Intern Development Program (IDP) Coordinating Committee and served as a Board liaison to the Committee on the IDP, the Member Board Executive Committee, and the Committee on Professional Conduct.
Veazey has also been heavily involved with the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®), the multi-division test developed by NCARB and taken by all candidates seeking architectural registration in the United States. He first began on the ARE Design Grading Committee in 1993, and served for several years on other on ARE committees including as chair of the ARE Grading Subcommittee from 2002-2004.
In 2010, Veazey was awarded the Council’s highest honor, the NCARB President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, for his significant contributions to benefit the architectural profession and to the protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare.
Veazey’s commitment to the profession goes beyond his work with NCARB. He served as a member of the Indiana Board of Registration for Architects and Landscape Architects for 15 years, and was chair of the board from 1993- 1994 and from 1997-1999.
For more than 30 years, Veazey has been affiliated with VPS Architecture, where he currently is chief operating officer. Located in Evansville, IN, the firm is a regional leader in the design of learning environments. As managing partner, Veazey has worked on a wide range of projects, including public education facilities, libraries, churches, and financial institutions.
Veazey earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds the NCARB Certificate for national reciprocity and is registered to practice in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio.
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ membership is made up of the architectural registration boards of all 50 states as well as those of the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NCARB assists its member registration boards in carrying out their duties and provides a certification program for individual architects.
NCARB protects the public health, safety, and welfare by leading the regulation of the practice of architecture through the development and application of standards for licensure and credentialing of architects. In order to achieve these goals, the Council develops and recommends standards to be required of an applicant for architectural registration; develops and recommends standards regulating the practice of architecture; provides to Member Boards a process for certifying the qualifications of an architect for registration; and represents the interests of Member Boards before public and private agencies. NCARB has established reciprocal registration for architects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.