Law Passed: 1927 • Joined NCARB: 1935 • Region 4—Mid-Central (1965)
The Components of Licensure
1974: Iowa becomes the first state to require continuing education for architects.
1985-86: A degree from a NAAB-accredited program or its equivalent through the NCARB Education Standard is required.
1988: The IDP is required.
1963: Iowa begins administering NCARB’s national examination.
William L. Perkins of Chariton, Iowa, was NCARB’s 12th president and secretary (executive) from 1939-57. Due to Perkins’ efforts, NCARB became an Iowa corporation in 1940.
Eero Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, and Mies van der Rohe were registered in Iowa.
1939-40: William L. Perkins (Chariton)
2009: Gordon E. Mills, FAIA (Dubuque)
2015: Dale McKinney, FAIA (Sioux City)
Additional Members of the NCARB Board of Directors
1975-77: Edward H. Healey, FAIA (Cedar Rapids)
1997-2000: Norman H. Rudi (Ames)
2013-Present: Terry L. Allers, FAIA (Fort Dodge), will serve as president in FY20
First Board Members
J. Chris Jensen
Roy W. Leibsle
William L. Perkins
Harry D. Rawson
First License Issued
1927: Harry D. Rawson
NCARB President Medalists
2002: Katherine Lee Schwennsen, FAIA (Ames)
2009: William M. Dikis, FAIA (Clive)
2009: Glenda Loving (Des Moines)
2014: Dale McKinney, FAIA (Sioux City)
2015: Gordon E. Mills, FAIA (Dubuque)