Advocacy


IIDA VAWV & YAF for a series of five small intimate online panels, in which we’ve invited minority leaders, minority design professionals, and non-minority leaders to share and discuss topics like: their own personal journey to where they are in their career, obstacles they may have had to overcome, insight on how we can help build a more diverse A&D community within our firms and how we can encourage our youth to learn...

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Dear Virginia-area Interior Designers: Your action is required to protect the voluntary interior design certification program in Virginia! Currently, the Commonwealth is exploring eliminating the voluntary interior design certification program. If you are not familiar with the program, the Virginia Certification gives interior designers several business and practice rights (more information in the draft comment, below)....

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Legislative Action Alert!


Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in Advocacy

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT!  The Department for Professional and Occupational Regulation is evaluating several licensure or certification programs, including Certified Interior Designers to determine whether continued regulation is needed.  A series of public hearings have been scheduled to receive public comment as part of the evaluation process.   Stay tuned for the announcement of the date and time for an informational...

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Congratulations to all of the newest holders of the prestigious NCIDQ Certification! The following are the newest certificate holders for Virginia, who successfully completed the 3 required exams passing in October 2019.  Barbara Benesh Melissa Brewer Amber Ferguson Madeline Anne Hill Jordan Rishell Hoar Arjun Kainth Lauren Ashley Knowlson Shelley Kuras Holly Lassiter Beth McArthur Dalaney Ashton McSweeney Michaela Murphy Shannon...

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The IIDA Virginia/ West Virginia Chapter is looking for motivated volunteers and leaders to help us pursue our mission of advancing Interior Design. If you are interested in filling a position or would like to nominate a peer, please fill out the Call for Nominations Form. Nominations must be received by Friday, April 14, 2017 by 5 pm. The incoming board will play a pivotal role in reshaping IIDA Virginia/West Virginia to be a leader...

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Specifying Textiles for Success CEU presented by SINAPEARSON & Mini Tour Join Momentum Textiles and Sina Pearson, visionary textile designer and Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) co-founder, as Sina presents her CEU course ‘Specifying Commercial Textiles’ at: Moseley Architects Richmond, VA. March 14th, 5:30pm Including a Mini Tour of certified LEED Platinum Building; Moseley Architects. For three decades, Sina...

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