Get on Board

Service on a state or territorial licensing board is a rewarding opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of architectural regulatory policies that protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Learn more about state licensing boards and their role.

In an effort to ensure the public benefits from a diverse and engaged licensing board, NCARB’s Get on Board initiative seeks to:

  • Promote the value of serving on a licensing board
  • Cultivate diverse future leaders
  • Support future board vacancies

Ready to serve on a licensing board? Board vacancies occur year-round and can be for licensed architects, architect educators, public members, and other professionals. You can view the most recent or upcoming vacancies on this page. If you have any questions about a board vacancy or want to learn more, please contact us at or contact your local licensing board.

Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers

  • Public Member

California Architects Board

  • Public Member

Colorado State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers, and Professional Land Surveyors

  • Architect Member

Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation

  • Architect Educator

Kansas Sate Board of Technical Professions: Engineering, Architecture, Geology, Landscape Architecture and Land Surveying

  • Public Member

Maine Board of Licensure of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers

  • Architect Member
  • Architect Educator
  • Public Members (2)

Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensing: Board of Registration of Architects

  • Public Member

New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure & Certification

  • Public Member

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs: State Board of Architects

  • Architect (2)
  • Public Member

Pennsylvania State Architects Licensure Board

  • Public Member (2)

Vermont Office of Professional Regulation: Board of Architects

  • Public Member

Wisconsin Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Professional Land Surveyors  

  • Public Members (2)

A majority of board vacancies are posted on a rolling basis. We recommend familiarizing yourself with your board and checking in every so often to learn about  what opportunities are available. 

Licensing Boards
Alabama Nebraska
Alaska Nevada
Arizona New Hampshire
Arkansas New Jersey
California New Mexico
Colorado New York
Connecticut North Carolina
Delaware North Dakota
District of Columbia Northern Mariana Islands
Florida Ohio
Georgia Oklahoma
Guam Oregon
Hawaii Pennsylvania
Idaho Puerto Rico
Illinois Rhode Island
Indiana South Carolina
Iowa South Dakota
Kansas Tennessee
Kentucky Texas
Louisiana Utah
Maine Vermont
Maryland Virgin Islands
Massachusetts Virginia
Michigan Washington
Minnesota West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin
Missouri Wyoming


Please contact your licensing board or NCARB’s Council Relations Department at for more information.