The ASID New York Metro Chapter,
which is celebrating its 40th year, had their Annual meeting last Thursday at the chic Grohe Showroom
on Fifth Avenue. On the agenda was the passing of guard to the new incoming board and President Robin Baron. I have been involved with the board since early this year, and am happy to announce I now serve as President-Elect on the new board. We were especially thrilled to have Luxe Magazine
as our media sponsor, as it continues to have a meteoric rise in the shelter magazine arena.
Robin is a bundle of energy and has ambitious plans for Chapter – much of which is already underway, so keep a lookout for the realizations of her ideas in the coming weeks and months — especially a greatly expanded and comprehensive social media presence and vitality for the chapter.
For my part, I am taking on getting the interior design student community involved with the chapter. I’ll be working to bring more student members in; my goal is to get the students exposure to the interior design industry leaders through educational trips to their home/studios, such as the recent visit to Laura Bohn’s Loft in the iconic Beaux-arts Bank Building and it’s transformation into residential apartments. There are many more of such excursions planned, stay tuned.
Robin Baron and I at last Thursday’s event
Donovan Mally – Membership Director
, Alex Sobelewski – Director at Large
, Jon Pesce – Financial Director
Robin Baron – President, Bonnie Hoecker – Student Representative, and Glenn Gissler – President-Elect.
Not in Photo: Dionne Gadsden – Professional Development Director, Jennifer Quail – Communications Director
I’m thrilled and honored to be on the board of the ASID New York Metro Chapter, to serve as President Elect, and look forward to working with everyone involved with the organization to move it forward into the 21st century.
I encourage you to ‘like’ our Facebook Page
, and to follow us on Twitter
to stay abreast of all the exciting initiatives that Robin and I have planned.