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MIKE halstead


317-684-1431 x 1


Professional Bachelor of Architecture Ball State University, 1987
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Design Ball State University, 1986

Professional Activity

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Committee on the Environment, 1992 - 1999
Holy Cross - Westminister Design Charette,1998
West Baden Hotel Grand Opening Event Coordinator / Volunteer,1998
Maple Road Design Charette, 1998
Urban Design Committee, 1993-1999
Education Committee, 1990-1997
Positions Committee, 1994-1999
Excellence in Architecture - Event Coordinator, 1997

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
CSI Indianapolis Chapter President, 1995
Board of Directors, 1992-1997
Trade Show Coordinator, 1993-1997

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana
West Baden Hotel Grand Opening
Event Coordinator and Volunteer, 1998
Project Review Commiettee, 2004-2008

Indianapolis Downtown Canal Stakeholders
Design Guidelines Committee

Association for Preservation Technology

 Honors & Awards

AIA Indianapolis
Distinguished Service, 1991

CSI Indianapolis Chapter
President's Award, 1993
Member of the Year, 1994

Undergraduate Research Grant
"Challenging Environments for the Elderly"
Ballet State University, 1987

Ball State University
College of Architecture & Planning Fellows Society

International Design Competition
Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Ideas for the City"
   Honorable Mention
   SUMMA Publication, 1988

Kiwanis International
Hixson Fellow / Abe Lincoln Fellow

Professional Experience

Halstead Architects
Principal, 1993 - present

Woollen, Molzan, & Partners
Project Architect, 1987-1993

Designer, 1986-1987

Wilson & Associates
Intern, 1985

Community Activity

Family Strengthening Coalition
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Member, 2000-2005

City Market Foundation & City Market Board of Directors
Board of Directors, 2006-2012

Fountain Square Merchants Association
President, 2000

Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center
Board of Directors, 1999-2008

Southeast Multi-Service Center
Board of Directors, 2000-2002

SouthEast Neighborhood Development (SEND)
Board of Directors, 2000-2012, 2015-2018
Chairsperson, 2004

Southeast UMbrella Organization (SUMO)
Board of Directors, 1999-2005

CAFE Community Center
Board of Directors, 2009-present
President, 2014-2016

Making Connections Indianapolis
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Board of Directors, 2008-2013

United Way of Central Indiana
"Vibrant Vommunities" Impact Council

Catholic Social Services Agency Counsel
Member, 2002-2005

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Family Film Festival at Fountain Square
Event Chairman, 2002-2007

Columbia Club Project Platinum Committee
Fitness Center Committee, 2008-2015

Indianapolis Downtown Kiwanis
Board of Directors, 2015-2018

Boy Scouts of America
Explorer Post, 1990-1997

iMOCA - Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art
Board of Directors, 2012-present
President, 2014-2016

Warren Central High School
ACE Mentor Program, 2015-2016

IMPD Horse Patrol
Board of Directors, 2015-2018