Recently, cepezed partner and architect Paddy Sieuwerts joined the Members' Council of the BNA; the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects. The organization with nearly 1100 members aims to stimulate the development of architecture and to promote the professional practice of the participating architects. The Council of Members is the supervisory body of the association and is elected by the members of the BNA. The council of 24 members in total is involved in the preparation of the strategic policy, supervises the management and approves the policy plans and annual reports. Sieuwerts will be a member of the council for a period of three years.