2019 Board Slate

VOTING NOW OPEN! 

Christine (Teen) Nicolaysen, Allied Member ASID - President Elect

Education:

BS in Interior Design, Colorado State University, May 2016

BS In Business Administration (Finance), University of Colorado Boulder, Dec. 2010

 

Employment:

Gensler, October 2017 - present

Gallun Snow, January 2015 – September 2017

 

ASID Activities:

Financial Director, Colorado Chapter, October 2017 – present

Crystal Awards Committee Member 2019

Student Representative to the Board, October 2015 – September 2016

 

Community/Civic Activities, Other professional Organizations:

ASID Colorado Emerging Professional Award

CSU College of Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Albert C. Yates Student Leadership Award

 

Honors/Awards:

CSU College of Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior 2016

Albert C. Yates Student Leadership Awards 2016

 

Candidate Statement:

If selected to be a chapter leader I would pursue the following key goals: vigorously promoting design excellence and the profession of interior design, fostering inclusivity and supporting all generations of designers to ensure an enduring organization. Achieving these goals will take collaboration from the board and members to ensure chapter and national programming offers value to all who fit into the eco-system of the interior design profession.

 


Pamela Chelle, Allied Member ASID – Financial Director

Education:

BS, Business Economics, Miami University, Oxford, OH 

BA, Interior Design, Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO 

 

Employment:

Pamela Chelle Interior Design, LLC (Principal Designer) 2015-Present 

Alvarez Morris Architectural Studio (Lead Designer) 2012-2015 

 

Community/Civic Activities, Other professional Organizations:

Former 2-term Treasurer of NEWH, Rocky Mountain Chapter 

 

Honors/Awards:

2019 - Denver Life Home & Design Magazine, Feature Article, Winter Issue 

2018 – Colorado Homes & Lifestyles (bathroom feature); 5280 Home (dining feature) 

2017 & 2016 – LUXE Magazine, Cover Story Oct ’16; Denver Life Magazine, Cover Sept ’16; Denver Life Magazine, Designer Showhouse feature, Sept ‘17 

 

Candidate Statement:

I would form strategic partnerships with our ASID Industry Partners, to ensure we are striving for relevant content and events that will create the most buzz, the highest attendance, and have the highest value to our members.  This will allow our efforts to be focused on only the best events for our members (as well as the most profitable events for our chapter, utilizing our Industry Partners for sponsorship opportunities).  Quality and content are critical, over quantity of emails and events. 


Leslie Aquin Allied Member ASID- Professional Development Director

Education:

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

 

Employment:

Downs and Associates, Account Manager

 

ASID Activities:

ASID Student Affairs Committee Chair 2017- Present

ASID Emerging Professionals Committee 2017- Present

ASID Student Affairs Committee 2016- Present

ASID Programs Committee 2016- Present

 

 

Community/Civic Activities, Other professional Organizations:

WiD

USGBC

IIDA

 

Honors/Awards:

ASID Emerging Professional of the Year 2018

IIDA Pam Weeks Award 2017

RMCAD Summa Cum Laude 2016

 

Candidate Statement:

As Professional Development Director, I hope to help promote the design industry by bridging the gap between different markets of design, as well as advancing the involvement and collaboration of students, emerging professionals and seasoned professionals in our local chapter. To acheive this, I will strive to bring fresh ideas and concepts in order to best organize programs that are suitable and appreciated by all our members, regardless of their experience and specialties in the industry.


Jeff Stone Industry Partner, ASID- Communications Director

Education:

American University – Bachelors Marketing & Finance 

 

Employment:

The Artisan Shop – EVP/Owner 

Artisan Outdoor Kitchens - Owner 

 

ASID Activities:

2019 Crystal Awards – Submission committee chair 

ASID IP event speaker and host 

 

Community/Civic Activities, Other professional Organizations:

Home Builders Assoc of Denver – Board member ’17, ’18 & ‘19 

North Metro Building council – Chair ’18, ‘19 

Front Range Community College – Interior design advisory board member 

 

Honors/Awards:

CARE awards – multiple time winner 

CMA awards – multiple time winner and best of national award

 

Candidate Statement:

I look forward to finding new ways to connect our design professional members to both industry partners and the Colorado community interested in design.  The exceptional growth in Colorado is providing new communication opportunities that will allow us to continue to reach our diverse market in new ways.  I’m excited to work with our existing partners and growth the network in support if all ASID Colorado members.