On the Move: ASID Names National Board of Directors
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced its 2016-17 National Board of Directors. The board, an 11-member volunteer committee, serves as the governing authority, advises existing leadership, and sets policy for the ASID.
The board is composed of three officers. Charisse Johnston (pictured, left), principal and interior design practice leader at Steinberg Architects, has been named chair. Tim Schelfe (pictured, right), managing partner, co-owner, and director of interior design at JDavis, has been named chair-elect. Sandy Gordon (pictured, below), principal of Sandy Gordon Interiors, is past-chair.
Directors at large include Sara Colandro, director of interior design at Fawley Bryant; Steve Hart, vice president of Heery International’s interior design studio; Jennifer Kolstad, global director of interior architecture for HKS; Denise Rush, director of undergraduate interior architecture at Boston Architectural College, Teresa Sowell, senior manager at a Tucson-based aerospace and defense firm; Lynn Vogeltanz, studio lead at Direct Supply Aptura; and Khoi Vo, professor and chair of the interior design department at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Eddy Schmitt, senior vice president, Americas at Steelcase, will serve as industry partner representative.
“ASID will continue to advance the conversation on interior design’s role in health and wellness, aging in place, sustainability, and resiliency,” Johnston says. “In addition to sharing the importance of design with the public, ASID will support the profession by developing programs that will help guide and educate interior designers at every stage of their career.”
The announcement of ASID’s National Board of Directors follows the recent unveiling of the organization’s new Washington, DC headquarters by Perkins+Will. Take a live walkthrough of the new office with Perkins+Will partner Ken Wilson and ASID CEO Randy Fiser.
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