Champion our industry and
constituents at every opportunity

Our Board

The IIDA Northern California Chapter Board is composed of elected volunteers with responsibility for governing and developing the Northern California Chapter programs to ensure growth and success for our members and organization.


Verda Alexander

IIDA

President

Yana Ronin

IIDA, MBA, BFA, NCIDQ, LEED AP

President-Elect

Yoko Ishihara

IIDA

Immediate Past-President

Veronica Vaskin

CAP

Chapter Administrator

Laura Taylor

IIDA, NCIDQ

VP of Advocacy

Adam Newton

Associate IIDA

Assistant VP of Advocacy

Kina Ingersoll

IIDA, LEED AP, NCIDQ

VP of City Centers

Darius Zubrickas

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of City Centers

Alex Jefferies

IIDA, AIA, LEED AP

VP of Communications

Heather Mackin

IIDA

Communications Manager & Graphic Designer

Nathan Fielding

Industry IIDA

Co-Director of Social Media

Ben Vela

Associate IIDA

Co-Director of Social Media

Rashanda Udekwu

Industry IIDA

VP of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Meg Bruce Conway

Industry IIDA

VP of Forums

Cheryl Johnson

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of Forums

Jamie Ray

Industry IIDA

VP of Membership

Jenna Szczech

IIDA, CID, NCIDQ

Assistant VP of Membership

Lisa Wai

IIDA, NCIDQ

VP of Philanthropy

Paul Mabe

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of Philanthropy

Kimberley ODowd

IIDA

VP of Professional Development

Tim Haggerty

IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED GA

Assistant VP of Professional Development

Carolyn Clark Beedle

Industry IIDA

VP of Sponsorship

Marjorie Snyder

Assistant VP of Sponsorship

Rachel Maloney

IIDA, LEED AP BD+C, NCIDQ

VP of Student Affairs

Emily Mika

Associate IIDA

Assistant VP of Student Affairs

Tony Giasanti

Industry IIDA

Director of Student Conference

Donald Cremers

IIDA, CID, EDAC, LEED AP

Advisor to the Board

Become a Leader

IIDA Northern CA supports our thriving community in a multitude of ways. Each and every member is an important part of that community. As a member, we will celebrate design together, mentor and empower future generations and share the best design has to offer.
Verda Alexander, IIDA NC President-Elect