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The AIGA nominating committee selected five nominees for AIGA’s 2014 national board of directors based on nominations from AIGA members, chapter leadership and design opinion leaders. Consistent with AIGA’s bylaws, the proposed slate was submitted to the voting membership for ratification. Members at the Trustee, Design Leader and Sustaining Member levels approved the slate, with 97 percent voting in favor.
The nominating committee is made up principally of AIGA members, not AIGA board members, in order to reflect members’ views. The 2014 nominating committee received an extraordinarily strong pool of qualified candidates who were willing to serve; these candidates met the criteria and fit best with the immediate priorities facing the organization.
2014 board slate—directors who will begin a three-year term on July 1, 2014:
Current members of the national board continuing their service:
Current members of the national board who will complete their terms at the end of June 2014:
Read about the Nominating Committee’s process for conducting a fair and equitable evaluation, deliberation and recommendation of all candidates.
Section: About AIGA -
AIGA’s 15-member board is elected by the entire professional membership
and plays a crucial role in determining the mission of AIGA.
AIGA chapters fulfill AIGA’s mission at the local level, supporting members through organizing projects and events to educate, inform and connect designers.
Section: About AIGA
Benjamin Dauer is a Senior Product Designer at National Public Radio in Washington, D.C. and was recently the Lead Product Designer at SoundCloud in Berlin, Germany. AIGA Baltimore took a field trip to interview Benjamin about designing in-house for NPR.
New York, NY—September 29, 2014. As the definition of
“design” continues to broaden, so too will the scope of AIGA’s biennial
design and business conference. Next month, leading
thinkers-practitioners-writers-educators will converge in New York City
at “Gain” to consider many facets of the design of business for the
New York—September 23, 2014. Next week, AIGA, the professional
association for design, opens “Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist”—a
vibrant and inspiring retrospective of a designer who pioneered New Wave
design while carving his own path from academia to corporate design,
experimental European commissions and AIDS activism in the East Village
art scene. This exhibition is organized and designed by AIGA Medalist
Chris Pullman and Laura Varrachi of LVCK Environmental Graphics with
support from Dan Friedman's brother Ken Friedman.
New York, NY—September 25, 2014. AIGA and Wacom announce the launch of “Rise & Shine,”
a new video series that goes behind the scenes of the diverse practices
of six up-and-coming communication designers. Viewers are invited to
travel across the United States with AIGA, the professional association
for design, and Wacom, the leading producer of intuitive design tools,
to visit a range of talented, emerging designers working today and find
out what fuels their creativity. The series offers a closer look at
everything from creative processes and big career breaks to the
techniques and technology they use to realize their visions.
NEW YORK—September 18, 2014. AIGA, Design Observer and Designers & Books today published results of the 2013 “50 Books/50 Covers” competition. A panel of jurors including Michael Bierut, partner at the New York design firm Pentagram; Jessica Helfand, founding editor of Design Observer; and Peter Mendelsund, associate art director of Alfred A. Knopf Books chose 50 outstanding books and 50 exceptional covers.
AIGA New York
Member since 2008
AIGA San Francisco
AIGA New York
Nathan C. Gamson
AIGA New York, Upstate
Jonathan D. Hill
Lisa M. Vetne
Alexander T. Hopson
AIGA San Francisco
Jessica C. Gasc
Eye Candy: Marcello Velho, illustrator
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