Kenneth R. Van Tine, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, of Brighton, Michigan, has been a member of NCARB since 1986. His service to the organization began in 2012 as treasurer for the Mid-Central Conference (Region 4). Van Tine's commitment to NCARB has continued in the following years as vice chair from 2013-2015 and chair from 2016-2018. In addition to being an active member of Region 4, he has served on the Audit, Experience, Procedures and Documents, and Regional Leadership committees, as well as the ARE 5.0 Item Development Subcommittee. Additionally, Van Tine has served as the Board of Director’s liaison to the Professional Conduct Committee and represents NCARB on the board of directors for its software development subsidiary, Lineup®. Van Tine has also represented NCARB as a member of several National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) visiting teams. Van Tine was elected NCARB vice president at the 2023 Annual Business Meeting.
Van Tine is the technical design principal, Chief Financial Officer, and a founding partner of inFORM studio—a multidisciplinary design firm of 40, with offices in Detroit and Chicago that practices throughout the United States and internationally. As an active AXP supervisor and a volunteer counselor for teens and young adults at his local church, Van Tine is dedicated to guiding and mentoring young professionals; he has also participated in the AIA Mentorship Program for nearly eight years. Van Tine holds an NCARB Certificate and is licensed to practice in Michigan and 34 other states and jurisdictions.