Call to Reverse Dismissal of Zurich Esposito from AIA Chicago

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Loretta Westley
3 weeks ago
Zurich is doing a great job, there’s no reason to switch leadership at this time.

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Alexander Krikhaar
4 weeks ago
Zurich Esposito was an excellent leader at AIA Chicago and should continue as such.

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Joseph Valerio
1 month ago
I doubt the validity of the Board action to fire Zurich

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Leonora Georgeoglou
1 month ago
I am in the industry and find what the AIA board did to be not right.

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Joe Hirsch
Sep 11, 2020
Zurich has always been a pleasure to work with.

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Helen Kessler
Sep 7, 2020
Zurich - thank you for your leadership of AIA Chicago. You have led us well in so many ways. I am so disappointed in the current Board. If they had been transparent about why they let you go and it was for good reason, so be it. However, based on everything I've heard, your being fired demonstrates incredibly poor judgement on the part of the Board. As an AIA member, I have thoroughly enjoyed interacting/working with you over many years. I hope the Board invites you back and that you will accept.

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Vuk Vujovic
Sep 5, 2020
Zurich Esposito is an exceptional individual and an outstanding professional. His abrupt, unexplained removal is a great disservice to the AIA Chicago membership and as such, not acceptable. The current Board of Directors and its President, who serve at the discretion of our chapter's members, should either give us a public explanation or resign.

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Scott Conwell, FAIA
Sep 4, 2020
AIA Chicago has grown and thrived under Zurich's leadership. My membership and affiliation with AIA Chicago is more valuable today than it was before Zurich. Also, he is a warm, caring individual.

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Richard Becker
Aug 31, 2020
I've been an AIA Chicago member since the 1990's and am very disappointed to hear about Zurich's removal. Zurich has without a doubt made AIA Chicago what it is today. Without him, this organization is substantially diminished.

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Linda Bullen
Aug 30, 2020
I attended the HPres program with Zurich and have admired him throughout his career. A dedicated friend of preservation...I support him fully!