The Ohio Architects’ PAC is one tool that AIA Ohio uses to advocate on your behalf for legislation that will improve the practice of architecture in Ohio. But we can’t do it without your support. It all begins with your contribution to the PAC.

AIA Ohio has 2,150 active members who benefit from the advocacy work we do every day. So far this year, 127 of them have contributed to the AIA Ohio PAC. Won’t you be part of the solution and join them? Every member counts when it comes to PAC contributions! Support the Ohio Architects’ PAC and make your voice heard in Ohio’s policy making process.

Why Contribute to the Ohio Architects’ PAC?
The Ohio Architects’ PAC is ONE tool that AIA Ohio can use to help increase our influence in the legislative arena. The Ohio Architects’ PAC represents the collective voice of individual members.

How are Ohio Architects’ PAC funds used?
AIA Ohio uses funds from the Ohio Architects’ PAC to thank and recognize legislators/legislative candidates who are friendly to AIA Ohio on the issues that are important to architects and to architectural firms. PAC fund contributions help legislators and legislative candidates remember who we are, and what issues are important to architects.

Who decides how Ohio Architects’ PAC contributions are made to legislators?
AIA Ohio’s lobbyist presents a PAC contribution budget to the AIA Ohio PAC Committee. The PAC Committee reviews this and recommends it to the Board as presented or with changes. Ultimately, the AIA Ohio Board approves Ohio Architects’ PAC contributions to legislators and legislative candidates.

Who can contribute?
Any INDIVIDUAL can contribute to the Ohio Architects’ PAC. In Ohio, corporate contributions to political action committees are illegal.

How much should I give?
Give whatever amount makes sense to you! We receive contributions from individuals ranging from $10 to over $2,000. The average contribution made to date in 2021 is $73.30.

Will anyone know that I’ve contributed?
When you contribute, you are asked if you want your name listed on AIA Ohio’s website – this is optional and some people elect not to include their name. Those that want their name listed as a PAC contributor can be found here.

How do I make a contribution?
It’s easy! Click here to make a contribution online. When you make a contribution online, you can also use this form to tell us about the issues that you would like to see addressed by AIA Ohio. You may also mail a check, payable to the Ohio Architects’ PAC, to AIA Ohio at 400 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Ste. 120, Worthington, OH 43085.