Law Passed: 1929 • Joined NCARB: 1932 • Region 4—Mid-Central (1965)
The Components of Licensure
2000: A degree from a NAAB-accredited program is required.
2005: Continuing education is required for license renewal.
1932: Candidates with an approved architectural degree must demonstrate three years of experience.
1997: The IDP is required.
1932: An exam is required; the design problem for the very first exam is an American Legion Building.
1974: Candidates must pass NCARB's national examination.
Ohio was the first state to adopt rules approving the IPAL program; it is also one of a small handful of jurisdictions that offer students reimbursement for the AXP enrollment fee and the first (if not the only) state to put into its Code of Conduct a requirement that supervisors respond to requests to review AXP hours.
Ohio Architect and Board Member Douglas L. Steidl, FAIA, of Akron served as AIA president (2004-05) and NAAB president (2008-09).
1953-54: Charles E. Firestone, FAIA (Canton)
1968: George F. Schatz, FAIA (Cincinnati)
1984: Ballard H. T. Kirk, FAIA (Columbus)
Additional Members of the NCARB Board of Directors
1960-61: R. Franklin Outcalt (Cleveland)
1973-75: John B. Gartner Jr. (Cincinnati)
2015-18: Stephen L. Sharp, FAIA (Springfield)
Charles Owsley, FAIA (Youngstown)
First Board Members
Gilbert Miller (Girard)
George McDonald (Cincinnati)
Lester Redding (Mansfield)
Ralph Kempton (Columbus)
First License Issued
1932: Charles Owsley, FAIA (Youngstown)
First Female Board Member
First Female Chairman/President
2017: Monica Green, FAIA
First Woman Licensed
1932: Isabel Chancellor Hill
First Woman Licensed by Examination
1941: India Boyer
NCARB President Medalists
1996: William Wilcox (Columbus, OH)
2008: Gerald S. Hammond, FAIA (Cincinnati)
2014: Amy M. Kobe, CAE, Hon. AIA (Columbus)