Candidate Biographical Information


Celia Barrett, ASID, IIDA, NEWH, MS Certified

President – Elect

Auburn University School of Architecture – Interior Design
Continued Education: Parsons School of Design, NY
Continued Education: Auburn University – Set Design Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, NYC

Barrett Design Studio, Principal Designer, CEO
GHK (NYC), IA (NYC), CRSS (NYC), Macy’s Store Design (NYC)

ASID Activities:
1.  Chair, Mississippi Design Community
2.  Taught CEU, Design is Theatre, at 2019 Design Summit

Community/Civic Activities, Other Professional Organizations
1. Board of Directors, MS Symphony Orchestra
2. Professional Member, IIDA, NEWH, BLLA, Leading Age, Chamber of Commerce, USGBC
3. Teacher, lecturer, panelist at conferences

Honors/Awards and Publications
1. Published: Inspire Design magazine, Hotel Business Design, Restaurant Development and Design Magazine
2. Cambria Style Magazine, NY Times, Clarion Ledger, multiple newspapers, Mississipp Magazine, Portoco Magazine
3. 27 Design Awards
4. NYC Roundtable on Hospitality Design, Multiple articles published
5. Interviewed “Million Dollar Decorator” podcast, ROI for Luxury Hotels, BITAC Conference, Honor Guide for High Point HAM (Hospitality at Market)

If selected as a chapter leader, what key goals would you set, and how do you believe they would be achieved?
1. Commercial Design Strengthened in ASID

2. We could house rountable discussions with multiple design disciplines

3. General Marketing for ASID in tri-state area, to emphasize our education and professionalism

4. This could be accomplished with articles and an “awareness” campaign with local media

5. We will need to offer multiple CEUs, of varying subjects

6. Stronger bonds with universiti4es to help future designers understand the profession

7. CEUs/programs geared toward residential design

Sam Green, Industry Partner ASID

Director of Membership

AAS Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Concentration on Interior Finishes, Westwood College

Manufacturer Representative with Cronan & Associates

ASID Activities:
1. Since moving back to Arkansas in 2017, I have been an active Industry Partner for ASID. I have presented CEUs, participated in Design Summit activities, attended multiple design community  events/meetings, and participated in numerous other activities.

Community/Civic Activities, Other Professional Organizations
1. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

If selected as a chapter leader, what key goals would you set, and how do you believe they would be achieved?
My goal is to work closely within and outside of the board to find ways to grow our membership. Another goal will be to empower current members through encouragement and inspiration by appealing for their invovement in ASID activities.

Tamara Campbell, Allied ASID

Director at Large

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, UCA 2010

Kimiko Designs, December 2019 – Present, Design/Furniture Guru
Today’s Office, April 2014 – November 2019, Design Project Coordinator/Design Team Lead
Borne Firm, June 2011 – September 2013, Interior Design

ASID Activities:
1. FY20 CADC Chair
2. FY19 CADC Chair Elect
3. FY18 CADC Finance Chair
4. FY15 CADC Finance Chair
5. FY14 CADC Public Relations Chair

Community/Civic Activities, Other Professional Organizations
1. CET Software User Conference Presenter 2019
2. CET Software User Conference Presenter 2018

Honors/Awards and Publications
1. ASID SCC Member of the Year 2018
2. ASID SCC Service Award 2018, 2017

If selected as a chapter leader, what key goals would you set, and how do you believe they would be achieved?
My key goals would be to evaluate the areas that need help in being passed from leader to leader from term to term by generating a good “best practices” for the At-Large role itself as well as the community chairs.