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Ken Wilson, FIIDA, FAIA, Envision Design, Washington D.C.

Eric Laignel

 2015 College of Fellows Inductees
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Julio Braga, FIIDA, LEED AP

New York Chapter

Stanford Hughes, FIIDA, FAIA,

Northern California Chapter


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Susanne Molina, FIIDA, CID, LEEP AP

Southern California Chapter

Joey Shimoda, FIIDA, FAIA

Southern California Chapter



2015-2017 Chair of the College of Fellows 

Jim Williamson, FIIDA, LEED AP ID+C
Mid Atlantic Chapter

James (Jim) Williamson is a practicing Interior Designer and Principal at Gensler in the Washington, DC office. In his application, Jim stated:

jim williamson 2015 to 2017 chair of the college of fellows “IIDA professionals play an essential role in shaping how people will live, work, and play in our future. The IIDA College of Fellows represents the foundation and legacy of our Association and its professionals. In the coming year, we will engage our IIDA Fellows to more strongly connect them not only to the future of our Association, but to our members and their future vision of Interior Design. ”


2015 IIDA Member of the Year

Jane Hallinan, Associate IIDA, LEED Green Associate
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Chapter

jane hallinan 2015 member of the year

Jane currently serves in a volunteer position for the IIDA Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Chapter as Director of the Pittsburgh City Center. Under her leadership, Jane has reinvigorated the City Center by launching a number of high profile, innovative, and insightful events for members and nonmembers. She recently spearheaded the first ever “Women’s Roundtable,” which featured a series of open discussions on the challenges women face in the workplace.



2015 Educator of the Year

Virginia San Fratello

Virginia San Fratello 2015 educator of the year Virginia San Fratello is currently an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator at San Jose State University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland. San Fratello is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Emerging Objects, a design and research company that specializes in 3-D printed materials and objects for the built environment. She is also Principal at Rael San Fratello Architects.

2015 Student of the Year

Tara Headley, Student IIDA
Georgia Chapter

tara headley 2015 student of the year

Tara Headley, Student IIDA, currently attends the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is working towards a master’s degree in interior design. Headley has been actively involved in the interior design program at SCAD since she was an undergraduate student. She has received numerous accolades and awards from SCAD for her dedication to the interior design department, as well as her innovative and culturally relevant projects.