Board Mission Statements

Mission Statement of the Ohio Architects Board

The Ohio Architects Board, appointed to a leadership role in the profession of architecture, is dedicated to the promotion and protection of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Ohio by:

  • Establishing and maintaining high standard for architectural registration, practice and professional conduct;
  • Proactively enforcing the laws and rules governing the practice of architecture;
  • Communicating with and educating the public and the profession concerning the practice of architecture.

Vision Statement

The Ohio Architects Board will strive for the highest standards of professional quality in all aspects of its business to make the Board an effective and efficient regulatory body for the practice of architecture within the state.

The Ohio Architects Board will:

  • Be Proactive – exercise leadership in professional practice and with collateral groups setting rules and regulations.
  • Be Communicative – use the most advanced means of communication to provide information and services to licensees and the public.
  • Be Participatory – maintain effective involvement with the public and collateral groups such as the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Engineers’ Board and others.
  • Champion Prevention – by producing information and educational materials to consumers, clients, licensees and candidates for registration.
  • Be Professional – hold the Board and staff to standards above the marketplace and treat all persons interacting with the Board as valued clients.

Mission Statement of the Ohio Landscape Architects Board

The Ohio Landscape Architects Board is comprised of landscape architects, allied professionals and consumers dedicated to the protection of the public health, safety and welfare:

  • By regulating the Landscape Architectural practice in Ohio
  • By creating opportunities to raise the levels of professional practice
  • By monitoring the adequacy of candidates entrance into the profession by national examination
  • By informing the public and consumer groups about the role of the profession and expectation of practice