In Case You Missed It
On Tuesday, March 31, AIA Executive Director Carol Pedigo took part in a virtual Urban Design Forum hosted by Nashville Civic Design Center. The program focused on Responsibly Responding to Disasters and how we can all work toward long-term recovery from the recent tornadoes in Tennessee.
Click here to watch the discussion.
TNSAVE Mission Complete!
Update – March 6, 2020
Kudos to the AE community working alongside Putnam County codes officials. We just received news that today’s group that helped perform visual evaluations of structures in Putnam county did such an amazing job that volunteers will not be deploying over the weekend.
Thank you to these amazing volunteers: Jim Pareigis, Lori Smith, Kim Chamberlin, RJ Tazelaar, Justin Fields, David Giattas, Jacene Phillips, Jordan Etters, Kenna Turner, Logan Newton, Matt Ractliffe, Randy Drake, Sonja Wilson, Rachel Gresham, Bill Robinson, Noah Stansfield, Jim Smithey, and Rick Heckel.
Many of you were looking forward to volunteering so make sure to check out Hands On Nashville for more ways to help the community.
Check out our TNSAVE’s facebook page to see more photos from today!
TNSAVE Volunteers Activated
March 5, 2020
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) activated all TNSAVE volunteers effect March 5, 2020. The Tennessee Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation Coalition (TNSAVE) is a group of professional organizations whose objective is to help TEMA develop and maintain a post-disaster building inspector program.
TNSAVE serves TEMA and the State of Tennessee to identify and recruit, train and organize, and mobilize building inspectors following a disaster.
- Current TNSAVE Volunteers – If you are already trained as a TNSAVE Volunteer you will be contacted by email for ways in which you can engage.
- Not a Trained Volunteer? If you want to help and are not yet a trained TNSAVE volunteer, please express interest and share your availability.