Law Passed: 1936 • Joined NCARB: 1936 • Region 1—New England (1963)
The Components of Licensure
1977: Rhode Island adopts NCARB’s education standard, requiring candidates without a degree from a NAAB-accredited program to document 12 years of experience as an alternative.
1988: A degree from a NAAB-accredited program or its equivalent is required, updated to solely a degree from a NAAB-accredited program in 1997.
1987: The IDP is required.
1969: Rhode Island starts administering NCARB’s national exams.
In 1997, the board worked together with the boards of several other design professions to propose legislation as an alternative to board consolidation.
Members of the NCARB Board of Directors
1980-83: Donald J. Prout (Cranston)
2014-17: David Prengaman (Providence)
1936: John F. Hogan (Providence)
First Board Members
Albert Harkness, FAIA (Providence)
Wallis E. Howe, FAIA (Providence)
Walter F. Fontaine (Woonsocket)
Oresto DiSaia (Providence)
NCARB President Medalists
1995: Salvatore Saccoccio (Cranston)
2001: Raymond DeCesare (Providence)
2007: Mark Saccoccio (Cranston)
2016: Dawne Broadfield (Cranston)