BJAC Principal Of Higher Education Projects Named To Town of Chapel Hill's Board Of Adjustment

Top Quote Jennifer Amster To Serve As Member Of Chapel Hill's Board Of Adjustment. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) June 07, 2012 - Dan Fields, AIA and principal of BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional architectural and design services to healthcare, education, municipal and research clients, has announced that Jennifer Amster, AIA, principal and director of higher education projects, has been named to the Town of Chapel Hill's Board of Adjustment, which acts to determine and enforce zoning, land use, and town code ordinances and regulations. Her term runs through June 30, 2013.

    Amster has more than 15 years of industry experience in project management. She has managed BJAC's largest education projects and has helped universities across the state in prioritizing their needs and keeping projects on schedule and within budget.

    The Board of Adjustment consists of three county positions that are filled by citizens and appointed by the Board of Commissioners. Each chair is elected for a one-year term. The Board works through the process of appeal and review, and has the authority to act independently of the Town Council. However, the Board does occasionally serve in an advisory capacity to the Council. For more information, visit or

    "We are excited for Jennifer to join the Town of Chapel Hill's Board of Adjustment," said Fields. "The Board plays an important role in the growth and development of Chapel Hill by regulating local land ordinances. With Jennifer's experience in a wide variety of building projects at BJAC, she will make a positive difference in the Chapel Hill community."



    - Amster maintains professional affiliations with American Institute of Architects and Society for College and University Planning.

    -She is registered as an architect in both North Carolina and Virginia.

    Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

    Jennifer Fair
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    jennifer ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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