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Chapter Wide | Iowa Advocacy Town Hall

  • Shive-Hattery 4125 Westown Pkwy , Suite 100 West Des Moines, IA 50266 (map)

Join Us for Candid Conversation.

What it means to be an advocate.

How to address issues related to licensing for interior designers in Iowa.

How to educate others about the positive impacts of interior design professionalism.

Where you can learn more about IIDA's advocacy efforts.


11:30 – 11:45 Check-In & Lunch (provided)

11:45 – 12:05 Janet Petersen, Iowa Senate Minority Leader

National Interior Design Legislation Overview

Iowa Legislation Overview

12:05 – 12:45 Panel Discussion with Panelists:

Emily Kluczynski, IIDA Director of Advocacy, Legislative Affairs, and Public Policy

Janet Petersen, Iowa Senate Minority Leader

Cyndi & John Pederson, Pederson Consulting, Iowa IIDA GP Lobbyists

Lisa Schettler & Rebecca Jourdan, Des Moines and Eastern Iowa City Center Directors

Moderator: Jennifer Voorhees, Co-VP of Advocacy, Iowa

12:45 – 1:00 Q & A

1:00 – 1:30 Conversation