Al, a founding partner of CMK, had been dedicated to serving his community through both volunteer work and architecture. Throughout his long career, he has designed numerous academic, institutional, state, and municipal facilities.
Al has served on various architectural boards including the Nashua Building Code Board of Appeals, the Nashua Fire Code Board of Appeals, and the State Board of Licensure for Architects, serving as Chairman from 1998 – 2004. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and a former State Board of Licensure representative to NCARB.
In addition to his professional affiliations, Al has served as a past trustee of the Nashua Symphony Association, and as a Board Member of the Nashua Adult Learning Center.
Al passed away Aug. 11, 2012, after a brief illness. He was 79 years old.
Born in Erie, Pa., in 1933, Alvin attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in architecture. After service with the U.S. Army, he and his wife, JoAnn, relocated to southern New Hampshire.
In addition to JoAnn, to whom he was married for over 55 years, he leaves behind three sons, their wives, and a beloved granddaughter: Stephen and Pauline of Pike; Jeffrey, Karen and their daughter, Katharine, of Medfield, Mass., and Daniel and Patricia of Norwood, Mass.
Al was very active professionally and in his community, serving on the boards of the Nashua Symphony and the Nashua Adult Learning Center. He served for many years on the New Hampshire State Board of Licensure for Architects, the Nashua Building Code Board of Appeals, and the Nashua Fire Code Board of Appeals. He was president of the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for a period of time and was active with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed trains and airplanes in both full scale and model sizes, and he was an avid World War II history buff.