SDA Fellows Program
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2019 Class Program Announcement

The Society for Design Administration (SDA), recognizing the value of individual contributions to SDA, peer organizations, and the A/E/C community in the area of excellence in design firm management and seeking to encourage individuals to further their studies, share their knowledge, and elevate the standards of practice management in the A/E/C industry overall, announces the application period for the 2019 Class of Fellows.  The SDA Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to SDA, the A/E/C community, and who have made a difference in excellence in design firm management. These leaders will continue to inspire the next generation of SDA members to excel with directed opportunities to promote the purposes of SDA, advance practice management, and mentor young members.


The comment period on the application is August 22 to September 3.  Any and all questions and clarifications on the program’s documents for this year’s application period should be emailed to SDA National HQ by September 3.  The application period for the 2019 Class of SDA Fellows opens September 10, 2018.  Applications must be received via email at SDA Headquarters  by October 31, 2018 (5:00 pm EST). The designation of “FSDA” after your name is a culmination of unparalleled service and commitment to the Society and excellence in design firm management.


An individual may obtain more information about the criteria for Fellow status in the SDA Fellows Program Guidelines.  The SDA Fellows Program Application must be completed and submitted along with several testimonial letters and a fee of $250 to SDA Headquarters. Questions may be directed to SDA HQ.

Download Fellows Program Guidelines Here

Download Fellows Application Here


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