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 Licensing Legislation Overview
Janet Petersen, Iowa Senate Minority Leader - Iowa Legislation Overview
Emily Kelly, IDA Director of Advocacy, Legislative Affairs and Public Policy - National Interior Design Legislation Overview
12:05 – 12:45 Panel Discussion with Panelists:
Emily Kelly, 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