Sr. Vice President
LK Architecture &

David L. Hoffman serves as president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is senior vice president with LK Architecture, a 115 person architecture and engineering firm based in Wichita, Kansas. He holds an NCARB Certificate and is licensed in 29 jurisdictions.

His professional service includes serving on and chairing the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions, representing the Central States Region on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Board of Directors, serving on the Editorial Review Committees for the 12th, 13th, and 14th editions of the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, chairing the Practice Management Professional Interest Area Committee, serving on numerous AIA national committees and on the Advisory Boards of the University of Kansas’s College of Architecture, and Iowa State University’s Department of Architecture. He has also served on several domestic and international NAAB accreditation teams.

AIA Kansas has honored him with the Henry W. Schirmer Distinguished Service Award and, in 1993, he was elevated to AIA’s College of Fellows and named a Richard Upjohn Fellow. He is an Honorary Member of the Federacion de Colegios de Arquitectos de la Republica Mexicana.


Thursday, Oct. 4                       
General Session  | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Architecture Registration, Regulation Update and Challenges

Update for licensees on pending changes to registration laws, NCARB Certification, continuing education monitoring, IPAL progress and issues related to regulation of the profession.

Learning Objectives:
1. Be aware of and understand pending national challenges to States’ regulatory and licensing laws.
2. Be current on changes to NCARB programs including Certification, AXP, Architectural Registration Exam 5.0 and Certificate Record maintenance.
3. Understand NCARB’s expansion of Continuing Education services for Certificate holders including recordation, CE validation, and free CE courses.
4. Be aware of changes to the overall education, experience and examination process including the status of IPAL program (Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure).