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.


Yoko Ishihara

IIDA

President

Verda Alexander

IIDA

President-Elect

Alex Jefferies

IIDA, AIA, LEED AP

VP of Communications

Ashley Miller

AIA, IIDA, LEED AP

VP of Professional Development

Carolyn Clark Beedle

Industry IIDA

VP of Sponsorship

Jamie Ray

Industry IIDA

VP of Membership

Laura Taylor

IIDA, NCIDQ

VP of Advocacy

Lisa Wai

IIDA, NCIDQ

VP of Philanthropy

Maggie Robinson

Industry IIDA, LEED GA

VP Of City Centers

Rachel Maloney

IIDA, LEED AP BD+C, NCIDQ

VP of Student Affairs

Stephen Kolacki

Associate IIDA

VP of Forums

Anne Lawrence

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of Forums

Charles Imperial

Associate IIDA

Assistant VP of Communications

DeQuese May

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of Philanthropy

Emily Mika

IIDA

Assistant VP of Student Affairs

Jenna Szczech

IIDA, CID, NCIDQ

Assistant VP of Membership

Kimberley ODowd

IIDA

Assistant VP of Professional Development

Kina Ingersoll

IIDA, LEED AP, NCIDQ

Assistant VP of City Centers

Megan Olsen

Industry IIDA

Assistant VP of Sponsorship

Cristian Asher

Industry IIDA

Director of Content Messaging

Diane Wu

Industry IIDA., LEED AP O+M

Director of Website Management

Nathan Fielding

Industry IIDA

Director of Social Media

Tony Giasanti

Industry IIDA

Director of Student Conference

Donald Cremers

CID, EDAC, LEED AP

Advisor to the Board

Lisa Bottom

IIDA, LEED AP ID+C, NCIDQ

Immediate Past President

Veronica Vaskin

Chapter Administrator

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
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