| Apr 16, 2015 |
IIDA announces new president, international board members
Boh staff
By Staff

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) announced its new board members for the 2015-2016 year. Scott Hierlinger and Marlene Liriano are the new president and vice president, respectively. Jeff Fenwick, Edwin Beltran, James Kerrigan and Doug Shapiro were also elected to the board.  All will be inducted to the International Board of Directors at the IIDA Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 14, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Scott Hierlinger, left. Marlene Lirano, right.

“Scott’s passion for design, his portfolio of high-profile innovative projects, and his expertise in the industry make him the ideal candidate to serve as IIDA’s next president,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst. “Under [his] leadership this International Board of Directors brings together a group of design leaders who collectively have decades of experience, as well as insights into some of the world’s largest design projects.”

Hierlinger is currently the design director and co-principal of NELSON’s Minneapolis office. He has worked in corporate design for 21 years.

Liriano is the director of interiors for HOK in Miami and a member of the professional associations Commercial Real Estate Women and the Society of American Registered Architects.

Edwin Beltran, left. Jeff Fenwick, right.

Beltran has worked on national and international healthcare, commercial and hospitality interiors projects, and has received multiple AIA Honor Awards.

Fenwick has 20 years of experiences in the design industry, and has been a recognized leader in the areas of growth, margin improvement and organizational effectiveness in the office furniture industry.

Doug Shapiro, left. James Kerrigan, right.

Kerrigan is a design principal who has lived and worked internationally in Australia, the UK, Ireland and the U.S. He has 20 years of experience in the commercial, higher education and science and technology sectors.

Shapiro is the director of A&D for OFS Brands, and has been with the company for 10 years. He previously held the position of director of product development. He has experience collaborating with world-class product designers from all over the globe on designing and developing new products. He is also a member of Kansas State’s IAPD advisory board.

Photos courtesy of IIDA.

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