Leaders and Committees

Chapter Leaders 2017

Design Community Leader – South
Annie Johnson

Design Community Leader – North
Melissa Sims, ASID, RID

Past President's Council Chair
Nancy Young, Allied ASID

Social Media Chair
Lydia Purcell, Allied ASID

State Conference Chairperson
Perry Umphrey, ASID, RID

Committees

ASID Alabama offers a variety of opportunities that allow our members to impact the chapter, the profession, and their personal & professional growth. We’re continuously seeking enthusiastic and creative members wanting to serve as a volunteer; your voice and ideas are always welcome and invaluable. Below is a list of our currently active committees, if you see one or more that interests you, contact the office at administrator@al.asid.org for more information.

 

Committee

Purpose

Time Commitment

Annual Member Meeting

To plan the annual member meeting; to include location, events, speakers, etc.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, 2 in-person meetings, with multiple videoconference meetings.

State Conference

To plan the annual state conference and awards celebration; to include location, events, etc. (CEU’s will be obtained by the Professional Development Director)

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, 3 to 4 in-person meetings, with multiple videoconference meetings.

Strategic Planning

To establish the chapter strategic plan and tactics for the upcoming year.

Short-term commitment involving one in-person meeting.

Awards and Competitions

To oversee the various chapter awards and competitions, and develop proposed adjustments to the competitions/awards. A chairperson for each of the competitions will be chosen from the committee members.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, only 1 in-person meeting; most planning and contact will be done through email.

Sponsorships & Advertising

To establish the chapters’ sponsorship program using past efforts and analysis, and set effective methods of obtaining sponsors.

Short-term commitment involving at least 1 in-person meeting, with follow-up work done through email.

Community Outreach/ Public Relations

To establish and oversee efforts to promote ASID and educate the public about interior design by facilitating media relations; publications, radio, social media, etc.

Year-long endeavor with 1 in-person meeting prior to the beginning of the fiscal year, with follow-up work done through email. 

Newsletter Committee/Social Media

To obtain articles, photos, and other newsletter content.

On-going endeavor with little time commitments. No in-person meetings.

IP & Sponsor Support

To annually review and establish the chapters’ benefits and support for our Industry Partners and Sponsors. Sustain support throughout the year through efforts established.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee see fit. Typically, only 1 in-person meeting; most planning and contact will be done through email.

Design Community Leaders

One chair, or two co-chairs, per community; practitioner members only. To plan consistent CEUs and social events in each design community.

No in-person committee meetings. Medium to heavy time commitment depending on the number and type of events. Responsible for attending any events they plan for their community

Emerging Professional Affairs

To develop targeted initiatives, programs, and plan events, to enhance EP membership experience.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, only 1 in-person meeting; most planning and contact will be done through email.

Member Recruitment/Retention

To establish methods for gaining and retaining members through membership drive events/initiatives, and reach out to potential and at-risk members.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, only 1 to 2 in-person meetings; most planning and contact will be done through email.

Student Affairs

To schedule, plan, and oversee student events: Student Career Forum, recruitment events, graduation receptions, etc.

Year-long endeavor with meetings scheduled as the committee sees fit. Typically, only 3 to 4 in-person meetings in Birmingham.

Community Service/Philanthropy

To establish and oversee philanthropic endeavors across the chapter.

No in-person committee meetings. Medium time commitment depending on the number and types of events. Responsible for attending any events they plan for their community