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PROJECT PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS Jan Blackmon, American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Dallas Brad Brown, TEXO Jane Hanna, Construction Education Foundation (CEF) Candy Slocum, InterLink American Institute of Architects AIA Dallas, the seventh largest chapter of The American Institute of Architects, empowers architects to excel and impact their practice, profession and community. AIA Dallas has a membership base of more than 2,000 members and 300 architectural firms. Construction Education Foundation of North Texas or better known as CEF Inc located near the DFW Airport is a college dedicated to providing students and employees in the construction industry avenues of broadening their skill levels and providing classes that will enable them to further advance within their current employment situation or to further advance their Construction Industry Careers. InterLink is a nonprofit organization with 26 years of labor market and industry trend forecasting. InterLink acts as a bridge between business and education providing secondary and post-secondary education institutions in the Dallas/Fort Worth region industry driven forecasts for Career and Technical Education program planning and curriculum development to train a highly skilled regional workforce. TEXO combines the two largest national construction associations to unify, advocate, and advance the construction industry in North and East Texas. Representing the leading general contractors and specialty contractors in our region, TEXO members are critical to the growth, economic standing, and improvement of our area. ┬ęCopyright 2014 North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 6