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Fanning Howey chairman Dan Mader receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from Association for Learning Environments

By Luke Bell

Fanning Howey is excited to announce that chairman of the board Dan Mader, AIA, ALEP, LEED AP, received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). Mader was honored at a ceremony on October 28 at the LearningSCAPES Awards General Session in Atlanta, Ga.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious professional award bestowed to A4LE members. The award honors individuals who make significant, lasting contributions to the educational facility planning industry throughout their careers.

“Dan Mader exemplifies Fanning Howey’s commitment to raising the bar for the planning and design of learning environments,” said Fanning Howey chief executive officer William Payne, AIA. “He has devoted countless hours to A4LE and has been a passionate leader within the organization and a dedicated advocate of improving the lives of students through educational facilities.”

The chairman of the board of Fanning Howey, Mader has served in regional and national leadership roles for the Association for Learning Environments. He is also on the board of directors of Schools for Children of the World and is chairman of the Legislative Committee for the Indiana chapter of the American Institute of Architects.