IIDA Northland Chapter


The IIDA Northland Chapter Board is comprised of elected volunteers who serve two-year terms with the responsibility of governing and developing the Northland Chapter to ensure growth and success for its members and the organization.

Board Members

2016-2017

Executive Committee


Fun Fact

Heather was a car-hop at a root beer stand, which is where she met her husband when he was home on leave from the Air Force.

President

Heather Olson

IIDA, CID, LEED AP, EDAC

Heidi was on the Jimmy Kimmel Pre-Show.

Immediate Past President

Heidi Costello

IIDA, CID, LEED AP ID+C

Fun Fact

Kristina has had the Tollhouse chocolate chip recipe memorized since age 7.

President Elect

Kristina Johnston (Moose)

IIDA, CID, LEED AP

Fun Fact

Ingrid was born in the basement of a hospital due to 7 tornadoes in the surrounding area.

Vice President

Ingrid Youmans

Industry IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP

Fun Fact

Emily is the 4th out of 10 children.

Vice President - Elect

Emily Knippling

Associate IIDA

Communications manages and implements all internal and external promotions, including the website, social media, graphics, and announcements within the chapter.

Vice President

You?

Position Open

Advocacy works both locally and nationally to promote, advance, and educate members and the public about the profession of commercial interior design.

Professional Development


Fun Fact

Sarah has been to 13 countries.

Vice President

Sarah Swanson

Associate IIDA

Fun Fact

Emily wanted to play hockey when she was young but refused once she found out they didn't sell pink helmets.

Vice President - Elect

Emily Sawyer

IIDA, CID, LEED Green Associate

Professional Development is responsible for developing and sustaining innovative, up-to-date programs that support the professional growth and continuing education of chapter members.

Fun Fact

Carissa cleans her house to relax and unwind. It is a meditative process for her.

Vice President

Carissa Pouliot

Associate IIDA

Fun Fact

Julie was a competitive snowboarder in high school but missed nationals due to an exam.

Vice President - Elect

Julie Robertson

Associate IIDA, NCIDQ

Membership is responsible for member recruitment, retention, and managing membership benefits and services, while also coordinating members with volunteer opportunities.

Fun Fact

Carissa was the distinguished winner of the 4th Grade Checker Championship and her trophy was a 2’ tall Raggedy Ann statue.

Director

Carissa McNulty

IIDA, CID

Fun Fact

Tina has tried a variety of dried bugs: crickets, silk worms, bamboo worms, grasshoppers, and rhino beetles!

Director - Elect

Kristina Anderson (Tina)

Associate IIDA

Forums plans and coordinates chapter tours, lectures, and presentations to expose our members to the latest projects and innovations in our local community.

Fun Fact

At 7 years old, Maren was the third item juggled by a juggler at Disney World

Vice President

Maren Idso

Associate IIDA

Fun Fact

A way to Natalia’s heart is a can of homemade pickles

Vice President - Elect

Natalia Haywood

Associate IIDA

Student Affairs acts as a liaison to our local chapter parter schools and universities to promote awareness of IIDA, and maintain relationships with instructors, professors, and students.

Fun Fact

Lindsey has danced with Wyclef and Coolio.

Vice President

Lindsey Day

Industry IIDA

Fun Fact

Stephanie’s summer college job was a boat tour guide and a water ski Instructor at Lake Okoboji.

Vice President - Elect

Stephanie McWilliams

Industry IIDA

Sponsorship manages the annual sponsorship drive and all fundraising activities within the local chapter, ensuring the continued financial health of IIDA Northland.

Fun Fact

Kelli has never chewed gum.

Director

Kelli Newman

Associate IIDA, LEED AP

Fun Fact

In 8th grade, Tarry was first chair bassoon player in the state of Texas.

Director - Elect

Tarry Johnson

Affiliate IIDA

Industry provides guidance to special event committees and aids in developing strategic plans to improve our highlighted events from year to year.

MANAGEMENT


IIDA Northland Chapter is managed by IntrinXec Management Inc., based in Minneapolis. IntrinXec provides leadership and support to the chapter through event planning and promotion, board and committee support, database maintenance, member communications and accounting services. In addition, IntrinXec houses the chapter’s mail and telephone line and responds to email requests from members.

Director of Member Services


Leah Sweet, MA

952-564-3058 | info@iida-northland.org