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June 14, 2009, Chicago, Il—The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) inducted Derrell Parker, FIIDA, Co-Founder and Interior Design Studio Principal, Parker Scaggiari, Las Vegas, NV, as the Association’s president for the 2009-2010 term. Parker was inducted at the Association’s 15th annual meeting, June 14, 2009 held at the Museum of Contemporary Art. He succeeds Mitchell Sawasy, FIIDA, AIA.  

Parker is Co-Founder and Interior Design Studio Principal with Parker Scaggiari, a multi-discipline practice that handles all aspects of interior design serving clients ranging from large and small developers to architects, contractors and owners. The firm’s project focus is contract and commercial interior design. He serves on the Nevada State board of Architecture, Interior Design and Residential Design. 

A member of the International Interior Design Association College of Fellows, he is a past Vice President of GRA for IIDA and currently serves as Chair of the Association’s Strategic Planning Committee. Derrell was the 2004 National President of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification, NCIDQ and recipient of the 2005 IIDA Distinguished Leadership Award. 

Parker said his objective as he assumes the role of president is to strengthen and enhance the role of IIDA.  “My goal as president is to continue the growth and acceptance of IIDA as an organization that protects and furthers the practices and the practitioners of the interior design profession.”

International Board of Directors 2009-2010:

Viveca Bissonnette, IIDA, CID, LEED AP, President Elect, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, (San Diego, CA

Steven J. McCollom, IIDA, AIA, Vice President of Communications, (San Francisco, CA)

Laura Tribble, IIDA, ASID, Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs Tribble Design Associates (Edmond, OK)

Allen Parker, IIDA, Vice President of Industry Relations, The Mohawk Group (Atlanta, GA)

LaRayne J. Lundell, IIDA, Vice President of Members, L2 Design Studio, LLC (Scottsdale, AZ)

Felice L. Silverman, IIDA, Vice President of Professional Development, Silverman Trykowski Associates, Inc. (Boston, MA)

Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. IIDA, LEED AP, Executive Vice President/CEO IIDA Headquarters (Chicago, IL) 


Forum Advisory Council 2009-2011:

Felice L. Silverman, IIDA, Vice President of Professional Development, Silverman Trykowski Associates, Inc. (Boston, MA) 

Healthcare Forum --Louise Nicholson Carter, IIDA, Morris Architects (Houston, TX)

Hospitality Forum--Rick Marencic, IIDA, Daroff Design, (Philadelphia, PA)

Sustainability Forum—Robert P. Moylan, IIDA, LEED AP, Associate AIA, SmithGroup, Inc. (Washington, D.C.)

Residential Forum—Vicki VanStavern, IIDA, LEED AP, VanStavern Design Group (Edmond, OK)

Institutional Forum—Stacy Reed, IIDA, LEED AP, University of Texas, (Austin, TX)

Corporate Forum—Valerie Frye, IIDA, LEED AP, BNIM Architects, Inc. (Kansas City, MO)

Education and Research Forum—Phil Bulone, IIDA, International Academy of Design & Technology (Tampa, FL)

Facility Planning and Design Forum—Jennifer Barnes, IIDA, RTKL Associates, Inc. (Baltimore, MD)

Government Forum—Mariann Schofield, IIDA, U.S. Air Force (Colorado Springs, CO)

Retail Forum—Ali Khatibi, IIDA, Callison (Seattle, WA)

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The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) works to enhance quality of life through excellence in Interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value and community. 

IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of 13,000 members in 10 special forums in 29 chapters around the world. Additional information is available on IIDA’s website