Chapter Advisory Council

The AIGA Chapter Advisory Council connects local board members with the AIGA Board, its staff, and the national design community. Beginning in 2020, AIGA Chapter Advisory Council members are elected by their respective regions and serve staggered two-year terms.

Jennifer Ford

CAC

Jennifer Ford

CAC Term:
2021–2023

Ayu Gagnebin

CAC

Ayu Gagnebin

CAC Term:
2021–2023

Katrin Loss

CAC

Katrin Loss

CAC Term:
2020–2022

Natacha Poggio

CAC

Natacha Poggio

CAC Term:
2020–2022

    East
    Midwest

    Asheville

    Chicago

    Central Pennsylvania

    Cincinnati

    Charlotte

    Cleveland

    Connecticut

    Detroit

    Baltimore

    Indianapolis

    Blue Ridge

    Iowa

    Boston

    Kansas City

    DC

    Louisville

    Hampton Roads

    Minnesota

    Maine

    Nebraska

    New York

    Northwest Arkansas

    Philadelphia

    Oklahoma

    Raleigh

    Pittsburgh

    Rhode Island

    South Dakota

    Richmond

    St. Louis

    Triad NC

    Toledo

    Upstate NY

    West Michigan

    Vermont

    Wichita

     

    Wisconsin

     

    South
    West

    Atlanta

    Alaska

    Austin

    Arizona

    Birmingham

    Central Coast

    Dallas / Ft. Worth

    Colorado

    Gainesville

    El Paso

    Houston

    Honolulu

    Jacksonville

    Idaho

    Knoxville

    Los Angeles

    Memphis

    Las Vegas

    Miami

    New Mexico

    Mobile

    Orange County

    Nashville

    Portland

    New Orleans

    Reno Tahoe

    Orlando

    Salt Lake City

    San Antonio

    San Diego

    South Carolina

    Seattle

    Tallahassee

    San Francisco

    Tampa Bay

    West Texas

    Council Responsibilities

    When engaging with the AIGA Board and national staff, the Chapter Advisory Council:

    Nurtures cross-chapter connections throughout the national organization, with a primary focus on their respective regions.

    Utilizes their prior experience as chapter leaders to advise current leaders on best practices in nonprofit governance and strategic vision.

    Gathers chapter perspectives and feedback to share with the AIGA Board and staff.

    Facilitates chapter development through remote check-ins and national training events.

    When engaging with the AIGA Board and national staff, the Chapter Advisory Council:

    Amplifies and recognizes outstanding offerings and results from chapters and their leaders.

    Elevates chapter-level operations crises and Code of Conduct concerns to AIGA Board and staff.

    Helps ensure chapter leaders in their respective region are aware of relevant national updates and information.

    The CAC Chair serves on the AIGA Board Community Committee to represent and promote chapters' perspectives and best interests.

    Chapter Advisory Council representatives have the following qualifications:

    Successful completion of one full term of board leadership, comprising at least two consecutive years of service.

    Past Council Members

    2021

    Erin Hamilton

    AIGA Alaska

    Savannah Kaylor

    AIGA Hampton Roads

    Brendan Shanley

    AIGA Seattle

    Vanessa Ulrich

    AIGA Baltimore

    2020

    Timothy Hykes

    AIGA St. Louis

    Kyle Larkin

    AIGA Arizona

    Lori Patton O’Hara

    AIGA New Mexico

    2019

    Lauren Dougherty

    AIGA Philadelphia

    Dallas Franklin

    AIGA Atlanta

    Devon Hoernschmeyer

    AIGA Orlando

    Jess Moore

    AIGA Colorado

    Bri Piccari

    AIGA Central Pennslyvania

    Sarah Spalding

    AIGA Cleveland

    2018

    Miranda Bouck

    AIGA Nebraska

    Sarah Burns-Miller

    AIGA Upstate New York

    Joe Schram

    AIGA Raleigh

    Jim Ward

    AIGA Jacksonville

    2017

    Jennifer Marin Jericho

    AIGA Baltimore

    Doug Stucky

    AIGA Wichita

    2016

    Kevin Brindley

    AIGA Charlotte

    Anthony Dihle

    AIGA DC

    Stacey Fatica

    AIGA Baltimore

    Nick Prestileo

    AIGA Philadelphia

    2015

    Doug Cheever

    AIGA Wisconsin

    Seth Johnson

    AIGA Minnesota

    Karen Kurycki

    AIGA Jacksonville

    Erin Pitts

    AIGA Austin

    Jenny Schmitz-Hinshaw

    AIGA Minnesota

    2014

    Carolyn Colonna

    AIGA Charlotte

    Marvin Forte

    AIGA Arizona

    Nominations Cycle

    Nominations for 2022–2023 will open in the spring of 2022. Please check back for more information.