The ARC Board had it's maiden retreat from 27th to 30th January 2016. This culminated in the development of a draft 5-years strategic plan for the council. This is a major step for the practice. One important theme which emanated from the retreat is the visibity of the practice. The Board is poised to developing policies and programmes that will promote the practice and make the work of the council and the architect visible. The ultimate is t provide quality architectural education and cutting edge professional service to the peaople of Ghana.