Kevin D. Shultis, AIA Wins 2008 Robert F. Hastings Award

Kevin Shultis, AIA, B.S.’79, M.Arch’81 began his involvement with AIA Michigan in 2003 as a member of the Government Affairs Committee and soon thereafter was asked to chair the committee. He has been Chair or Co-Chair ever since. During his tenure, the AIA Government Committee has supported or authored legislation that benefits the profession, provided resistance and opposition to legislation that is potentially harmful to the profession and has endeavored to build strong and lasting relationships with state legislators and other government entities.

Shultis is a Vice President and Learning Studio Leader for SmithGroup. He started at the firm in 1998 and was elevated to Learning Studio Leader in 2003 and Vice President in 2005. He earned his architecture degree from The University of Michigan and lives in Birmingham.

Robert Hastings, FAIA was a prominent Detroit architect who rose through the local, state and national components of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and became national president in 1970. AIA Michigan created an award in 1978 in his honor. The Hastings Award is given in recognition of distinguished and significant service to the profession.