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IDC Foundation call for new board members

Published by Candis Green, October 03, 2013.

Have you considered volunteering? Do you have time in your schedule to help shape your Association? Do you enjoy fundraising? Are you interested in ensuring the availability of scholarships for the interior design profession?

Interior Designers of Canada is seeking candidates to serve a three-year term on the IDC Foundation (IDCF) Board. Please review the following brief and let us know if you're willing to contribute to this worthwhile initiative. We'd love to hear from you.

The IDC Foundation was created in 1990 as a registered independent charitable organization dedicated to the development of the interior design profession by providing scholarships, awards, and bursaries in interior design education, and by providing grants for interior deisgn research.

The 2013/14 IDCF Board will be chaired by Aandra Currie Shearer, 2nd VP of Interior Designers of Canada. Past President is Doug Bullock of Bullock + Wood Design Inc.

Current Board members include:

Peter Grimley (ON)
Carol Jones (BC )
Tracy Bowie (ON)
Caroline Hughes (ON)
Susan Troup (NF )
Marilyn Donoghue (ON )
Nancy Maruca (MB )

The Foundation is looking for four Directors. The Board will meet quarterly, three times via teleconference, and once in person at IIDEX in Toronto. IDCF Directors will:

1. Develop a fundraising strategy for the Foundation with a three-year goal of increasing donations by 25%
2. Research other foundations for ideas of how to implement effective fundraising strategies
3. Actively participate in fundraising initiatives, which may include phone or email campaigns
4. Participate in Board meetings and ensure all Association financial and governance obligations are met.

Please contact Julia Salerno by email at jsalerno@idcanada.org, or by phone at 416.649.4441. For more information on the IDCF, visit idcanada.org.

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