Lane Beougher is an architect with the Ohio Facilities Construction
Commission (formerly the State Architect's Office, which merged with the Ohio
School Facilities Commission in 2012), with over 30 years of facilities
planning, architectural design, specifications preparation, and construction
administration experience. Lane served as State Architect from Feb. 2011 to
Sept. 2012. Prior to joining state service in Dec. 2005, he was an associate
and senior project architect with Braun & Steidl Architects, an AIA Ohio Gold
Medal firm, and graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of
science in architecture.
Lane was involved in the effort to start a chapter of the U.S. Green Building
Council for Central and Southeastern Ohio. He was vice chair of the founding
board of directors and region representative. He also participated in the
Regional Priority Credit selection process for LEED 2009 and LEED 4.0. He has
been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2004 and earned the Building Design
and Construction specialty through the prescriptive education process in
2009. His first project that involved sustainable principles was the McPhail
Center for Environmental Studies at Denison University, which he co-designed
at HRJL Architects in 1996-97.
Heavily involved with the American Institute of Architects, Lane was
president of the Columbus Chapter in 2008, and serves as its delegate to the
AIA Ohio Board. In 2002, he was selected to participate in the AIA Leadership
Institute. He received the AIA Ohio Public Service Award in 2004 and the AIA
Ohio Mentor Award in 2010. Lane served on the the Advisory Group for the AIA
Public Architects Committee 2008-12, and now serves on the AIA Contract
Documents Advisory Group.
Lane is also a member of the Construction Specifications Institute and holds
professional certifications in writing construction specifications and
construction contract administration. Formerly a member of the Institute
Technical Committee, he now serves on the Institute Board of Directors as its
Secretary. Lane served as president of the Great Lakes Region of CSI for the
2008-09 fiscal year.
Lane was a member of Reynoldsburg City Council for nearly six years, the last
two as President Pro Tempore. He served on the Planning Commission and
Visitors and Convention Bureau, represented the city on the West Licking
Joint Fire District Board, chaired the 2012 Charter Review Commission, and
currently serves as chair of the city's Design Review Board.