About Us

The International Design Association (IIDA) is the Commercial Interior Design Association with a global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries.  We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as of a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.

The IIDA Southwest Chapter of the International Interior Design Association consists of over 300 members in Arizona, New Mexico, and Las Vegas.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Chapter Administrator
Linda Swetland, Associate IIDA
Past President
Corinne Wetten, IIDA
Intel
President
Aileen Montelongo, IIDA
DAVIS
President Elect
Felicia Chavez, IIDA
Shepley Bulfinch
VP of Membership
Meghann Duran, IIDA
RSP Architects
Director of Membership
Melissa Fedock, Industry IIDA
Cambria
VP of Professional Development
Kathleen Moreland, Industry IIDA
The Yam Wood Foundry
Director of Professional Development
Alyssa Hitt, IIDA
Canary / Gould Evans
VP of Advocacy
Nicki Jensen, Associate IIDA
Dick & Fritsche Design Group
Director of Advocacy
Allison Laak, Associate IIDA
Gensler
VP of Sponsorship
Alissa Franconi, Associate IIDA
RSP Architects
Director of Sponsorship
Sara Auden, Industry IIDA
Mannington Commercial
VP of Communications
Melissa Alexander, IIDA
Canary / Gould Evans
Director of Communications
Yuki Corella, IIDA
Canary / Gould Evans
Director of Graphics
Janene Wong-Brehmer, Associate IIDA
RSP Architects
Director of Media
Lauren Gonzales, Associate IIDA
DAVIS
Graphics Compliance Director
Julie Running, Industry IIDA
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors
VP of Student Affairs
Kiana Taie, Associate IIDA
Gensler
Director of Student Affairs
Callie Elsner, Associate IIDA
White Baux studio
VP of City Centers
Melissa Almquist, Industry IIDA
Plan b Southwest
Albuquerque City Center Director
Jennifer Cox, Associate IIDA
Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
Las Vegas City Center Director
Michelle Rimler, IIDA
LGA
Phoenix City Center Director
Cathie Pliess, Industry IIDA
Best Western Hotels & Resorts
Tucson City Center Director
Lydia Hotchkiss, Associate IIDA
Goodmans
Affiliate Director
Jenny Armstrong, Industry IIDA
Bentley
Affiliate Director
Renee Jones, Industry IIDA
Dal-Tile