Executive Committee


 

 

 

PRESIDENT
Meaghan Kennedy, IIDA // Bergmeyer

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Independent, Inventive, Curious
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Oprah, so I could announce anyone’s name and they’d automatically feel important. Plus, she looks to give some restorative hugs.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Fill up a passport!

PRESIDENT ELECT
Nico Flannery-Pitcher, IIDA // Lavallee Brensinger Architects

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Creative, Pragmatic, compassionate, Quirky...oops, that's more than 3...guess you can add talkative too.
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema Chodron, to gain insight on how to fully practice peace and loving kindness towards myself and the world around me.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Travel to New Zealand. My husband and I talked about going there on our first date over a decade ago. We keep talking about it but things keep getting in the way. Need to make it a priority!


 

 

 

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Stefanie Comeau, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C // CBT Architects

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Fun, Passionate, Hard working
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Celine Dion
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To make a difference by helping others in need.

VICE PRESIDENTS 

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVOCACY
Corinne Barthelemy, IIDA // NBBJ

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Optimistic, Determined, Understanding  
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? I’ve always wondered what it’d be like to have people enjoy when I sing (and not in a funny-yet-terrible-karaoke-performance kind of way)  … so Lady Gaga maybe?
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Experience the northern lights

VICE PRESIDENT OF CHAPTER EVENTS
Mai Nguyen, Industry IIDA // Spinneybeck/Filzfelt

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Impatient, Passionate, Bold
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? My parents – I think it would be incredibly humbling to see life through the eyes of immigrants uprooting their lives and everything they know in the hopes of finding a better future. 
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? As a former designer turned sales rep, I really miss seeing the end result or final product — so I’m always thinking about my potential side-hustle where I can unleash my creative juices into something that is yet to be determined…  #makersgonnamake

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATION
Sarah Long, Associate IIDA // SMMA

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Loyal, Compassionate, Enthusiastic
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? I would have loved to see the world through Anthony Bourdain's eyes. To travel the world, meet new people, and eat just about anything is the dream.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? I have to stay in an elaborately designed tree house for at least a long weekend. Have. To. I've got my eyes on TreeHouse Point just outside of Seattle, but am open to suggestions!


 

 

 


VICE PRESIDENT OF HARTFORD CITY CENTER
Amanda Cleveland, IIDA // Silver/Petrucelli + Associates

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… Hardworking, Devoted, Humorous
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? A man…just to see how the other half lives.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To build our dream house while my kids are still young enough to enjoy it.

VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP
Leah Raabe, Industry IIDA // Mayer Fabrics

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Fun, Spirited, Creative
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Carol Burnett - I love her comedic presence, her best friend is Julie Andrews and she has perfected the Tarzan yell
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Be a co-captain on a boat with my sweetie and travel the world 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PHILANTHROPY
Rachel Winston, Associate IIDA // CBT

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Considerate, Passionate, Driven
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Ellen DeGeneres – she is always supporting amazing causes, helping people in need, trying to make this world a better place. What’s most impressive to me is that she does all of this while constantly smiling and making others smile, through her comedy and just dancing whenever she feels like it.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? I would like to complete at least one DIY home renovation project (that involves more than just painting and hanging curtains)

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Deepa Venkat, IIDA // Margulies Perruzzi

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Passionate, Independent, Honest
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? 5 year old “me”. Why? Life was way too simple, carefree and fun
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Music goals- learn a range of musical instruments

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROVIDENCE CITY CENTER
Jennifer Hanson, Industry IIDA // Momentum Group

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Passionate, Jovial, Genuine
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Coco Chanel - I could get used to living in the Ritz Paris and love my "little black dress"!
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? To stay in an overwater bungalow.

VICE PRESIDENT OF SPONSORSHIP
Kara Hanson, IIDA // Gensler

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be… 
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? 
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime?

VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Teagan Jeffords, Associate IIDA // Peabody Office

  1. If you had to describe yourself using three words, they would be…Not. Enough. Words.
  2. If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? My mother. I am positive she has superhuman powers.
  3. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? Spend a full year traveling abroad.