Leadership Opportunities

Now’s Your Chance to Step Up to Leadership in ASID Carolinas!

Submit Your Nominations Today

One of the best ways to become more involved on the state and local level, while supporting the interior design industry, is to become a volunteer. ASID Carolinas has a number of ways you can become involved in the organization.

The following elected and non-elected positions are open for nominations, with position descriptions at the bottom of this page.

Board Nominations

(Elected by the Chapter):

  • President Elect
  • Director At-Large
  • Membership Director

Volunteer Nominations

(Non-elected):

  • Emerging Professional Director 
  • Student Affairs Director 
  • Social Media & Weekly Email Chair 
  • Awards Chair 
  • Lowcountry SC Design Community Chair 
  • Western NC Design Community Chair

Elected Positions
We are seeking candidates for the upcoming ASID Carolinas chapter board elections. The above positions are open for nominations. Term begins October 1, 2022.

Nominations and questions about the process can be emailed to Gisele Taylor Wells, ASID, ASID Carolinas Past President & Nominating Committee Chair, at gtaylorwells@forsythtech.edu.

Non-elected Positions 
We are seeking volunteers for the above available positions! The ASID leadership year runs from October 1 – September 30.

Interested in volunteering or have questions? Reach out to Sandy Hower, Chapter Administrator, at administrator@nc-sc.asid.org

Position Descriptions

Elected Positions

President Elect

  • 3-year commitment (1 year as President Elect, 1 year as President, 1 year as Past President)  
  • Attend virtual monthly board meetings (1 hour max) 
  • Attend virtual bi-weekly meetings between President & President Elect (1 hour max) 
  • Step in for the President in his/her absence and assist the President with Chapter duties and initiatives 
  • This position shall be used as orientation for the future President position
  • Chair the Chapter’s Strategic Planning committee

Director At-Large

  • 2-year term 
  • Attend virtual monthly board meetings (1 hour max) 
  • Help maintain and build relationships between industry partners and the Carolinas Chapter 
  • Assist with the outreach for the Chapter’s Annual Patron Partner program 

Membership Director 

  • 2-year term 
  • Attend virtual monthly board meetings (1 hour max) 
  • Monitor membership reports 
  • Reach out via email monthly to welcome new members and notify suspended members to renew their membership 
  • Serve as a point of contact for membership questions

Non-elected Positions

Emerging Professional Director 

  • 1 year term or longer, if desired 
  • Non-voting Board member
  • Attend virtual monthly board meetings (1 hour max)
  • Responsible for planning programming/events (ideally 2-3/year and includes programming for Student Day held in the Spring) for the Chapter’s Emerging Professionals (recent graduates and Allied members new to the profession). Works closely with Student Affairs Director and Student Representative to the Board for programming/events
  • Responsible for planning and executing the Otto Zenke Student Awards Competition and Awards presentation, including organizing call for submissions, securing judges, notifying award recipients. Works closely with the Chapter Administrator for this process

Student Affairs Director 

  • 1 year term or longer, if desired 
  • Non-voting Board member
  • Attend virtual monthly board meetings (1 hour max)
  • Responsible for engaging students and planning programming as needed for students. Works with the Emerging Professional Director and Student Representative to the Board for programming, including planning Student Day held in the Spring
  • Recognize and highlight graduating students 

Social Media & Weekly Email Chair 

  • 1 year term or longer, if desired 
  • Post content regarding Chapter’s activities, initiatives and announcements to the Chapter’s social media platforms. Usually 1-2 posts/week, more or less as needed 
  • Update the Chapter’s weekly email, schedule to send on Monday mornings 
  • This position works with the Communications Director and Chapter Administrator 

Awards Chair 

  • 2-year term 
  • Responsible for planning and executing the Excellence in Design Awards Competition and Awards presentation, including organizing call for entries, securing judges, notifying award recipients 
  • Responsible for planning and executing the Chapter Recognition Awards, including organizing call for entries, forming an awards committee to review entries and notifying award recipients 
  • Works closely with the Chapter Administrator 

Lowcountry SC Design Community Chair 

  • 1 year term or longer, if desired 
  • Serve as a point of contact for the area 
  • Responsible for planning programs/events in the area 
  • Attend virtual monthly Design Community Chair calls, as available 
  • Lowcountry SC areas include Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Orangeburg, and Williamsburg

Western NC Design Community Chair

  • 1 year term or longer, if desired 
  • Serve as a point of contact for the area 
  • Responsible for planning programs/events in the area 
  • Attend virtual monthly Design Community Chair calls, as available 
  • Western NC areas include Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancy