Professional Development Director Candidate Bio

Veronica Sanders, Allied ASID

Education
• University of Texas at Arlington, 2014-2018, B.S. Interior Design
• El Centro Community College, 2012-2014

Employment
• Design with Veronica Sanders, CEO + Principal Interior Designer
• RS&H, 2018-2019

ASID Activities
• ASID TX Student Symposium Committee Member - 2015, 2020
• ASID TX Diversity Task Force - 2020-2021
• ASID TX Magazine Chair - 2016-2017
• ASID TX Dallas Design Community Student Liaison - 2013-2016
• ASID El Centro College Student Chapter President - 2013-2014

Community/Civic Activities, Other Professional Organizations
• Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honor Society Member
• Dwell with Dignity Volunteer
• Habitat for Humanity Volunteer

Honors/Awards, Publications
• Published in: Business of Home, Realtor.com, Dallas Style & Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, and InStyle Magazine as well as featured on DCCCD Foundation website.
• ASID Texas Robert Preston Henry Award for Emerging Designer Legacy, 2020
• IIDA Student Design Competition, 2nd Place, 2018
• ASID Texas Dallas Design Ovation, Student Residential, 1st Place, 2018
• ASID Texas Dallas Design Ovation, Student Residential, 2nd Place, 2017
• ASID Texas Robert Preston Henry Award for On the Rise Student Legacy, 2017
• Halle Berry Logo Design Competition Winner, 2016
• ASID Texas Dallas Design Ovation, Student Residential, 1st Place, 2016
• ASID Texas Student Symposium Student Design Competition, Pen/Pencil Sketch, 2nd Place, 2015
• ASID Texas Student Symposium Student Design Competition, Hand Drawn Perspective, 2nd Place, 2015
• ASID Texas Student Symposium Student Design Competition, Pen/Pencil Sketch, 3rd Place, 2015

Candidate Statement
My focus will be to implement the ASID message that "Design Impacts Lives" by educating its importance of health, safety and welfare on the community at large. To bridge the gap between design and minority groups by addressing the importance of diversity and inclusion for greater success within the profession. To develop programming that provides tangible resources related to revenue creation, credentialing and the general practice of the business of design for our members.