October 2020 Chapter Newsletter
Chapter News and Events
Kara Maas is our New Chapter President!
I am really looking forward to serving as your President of ASID Central California | Nevada. As I look toward the coming year, I also want to acknowledge the momentum we had prior to Covid-19. We had a very full compelling program schedule planned for 2020. Unfortunately, Covid–19 put a temporary stop to it. I see my presidency being tasked to pick up where we left off. I want 2021 to be a year of growth. I hope to continue to inspire leaders within the ASID community so that you truly feel the value in being a part of ASID.
With this new year we hope to build on our past accomplishments and create a strong successful chapter.
Our Goals:
· Consistent compelling events in each of our design communities
· Engage and support Industry Partners
· Encourage and achieve student involvement
· Build public awareness
· Build a chapter that inspires its members
We have an exciting 2021 in the works!
Events planned for 2021:
· Monthly events in NV and CA
· First Friday partnership with Las Vegas Design Center (available to all members via Zoom)
· San Francisco Chapter Conference
· ANDYZ Awards
· Student Tour and reception at LV Market
· Educational Student Textile Series partnering with ASID Industry Partner
· Architecture and Design Tours
· Panel discussions and masterminds
I am also pleased to announce that the chapter will be partnering with the Malouf Foundation and their program Rooms Restored | A Bedroom Makeover Program for Child Abuse Survivors
From their website:
“at Rooms Restored™, our goal is to create restorative spaces for children who have been physically or sexually abused in their homes. We help businesses and community members organize bedroom makeovers to eliminate the physical triggers of abuse and provide a new space that supports the healing process.”
Our success depends on the incredible individuals who volunteer their time and energy. Within the next few weeks we will be reaching out to you asking for support in the individual design communities. We are looking for committee leads for events/membership and a lead to head up our charity efforts. If you are interested in volunteering, please let Sandi or me know.
I believe that being a member of ASID brings value to you and the design community. I believe Design Impacts Lives!
Kara Maas
Let's Grow the Movement.
Show the World How Design Impacts Lives!

Invite your fellow designers to be a part of ASID.
Chapter Board Terms Begin October 1st
Welcome 2020/21 Board Members:
2020 ANDYZ Awards Winner's Showcase at Las Vegas Market
All Areas: October 2 - First Fridays Live Virtual Event
All Areas: Wednesday October 21st - Malouf Foundation Live Webinar Event
Watch your Inbox for Registration and Event Details
Las Vegas: Wednesday November 11 - Designer Friendsgiving Dinner
Last Year's event was so well received, that we've decided to host a second annual Thanksgiving Event - we're calling it a Designer Friendsgiving Dinner!

Las Vegas Design Center
Building A - Atrium
495 South Grand Central Parkway
LAs Vegas, NV 89106

Date: Wednesday, November 11th

Time: 5:30 PM

$10 for ASID Members
$20 Non-members
$5 Students

Please RSVP by November 4th!
All COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be followed, including but not limited to temperature checks upon entry to the building. Face masks are required when not seated at your table. A hand sanitizer station will be available, and chairs and tables will be spaced to allow for 6 feet of distance between attendees.
Pictures of the 2019 Event:
All Nevada: Monday November 16 - Thursday November 19th - Live Virtual Event

The NSBAIDRD Seminars for Annual Registration Renewal -
Now a Virtual Event!

 (originally scheduled for Thurs., July 16th)

Get the credits you need to maintain your license in Nevada!

These Seminars are usually just one day done twice a year; once in Reno and once in Las Vegas. Because of the uncertainty regarding nonessential travel, large group gatherings and social distancing this summer and into the fall, NSBAIDRD made the decision to change this year's seminar to a virtual event. Four separate classes will be held over four days, instead of in just one day. Attendees can register for any or all of the sessions.

CLICK HERE for more information and to register

This seminar provides registrants with all eight required CEUs for annual registration renewal in Nevada. Sessions will provide health, safety, and welfare related topics relevant to the professions of architecture, residential design, and registered interior design.
CEUs: 8 CE/HSW total (includes 4 building code related), and qualify for the 2 Code CE Requirements in the State of Nevada.

Registration Fee is $30 for each session, or the Special Price of $95.00 for all 4 sessions!

**Only those who are registered for the seminars and actually attend the seminars will receive their CE/HSWs

Monday, November 16th from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Scoping for Accessibility in New and Existing Buildings
Presented by Todd Snider, SE, CBO / Regional Manager WC3
This class will provide a brief overview of the accessibility requirements of the 2018 IBC. It will focus on which elements are required to comply with the accessibility provisions of ICC A117.1-09. The class will also discuss the requirements for accessibility upgrades required for modifications to existing buildings. It will talk about additions, alterations, change of use, historical buildings, and modifications to areas containing primary functions.

Tuesday, November 17th from 10:00am to 12:00pm
The Future of Design and Its Impact on the Health, Safety and Welfare of All Stakeholders
Presented by Jared Zurn Jared N. Zurn, AIA, NCARB, CAE, NCARB Vice President, Examination and
Andy McIntyre, NCARB Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Learn how technology is changing roles and responsibilities on and across project teams and the considerations design professionals must have for maintaining authority and responsibility.

Wednesday, November 18th from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Introduction to the IEBC
Presented by Todd Snider, SE, CBO / Regional Manager WC3
This course will provide a brief synopsis of the 2018 IEBC. It will provide an overview of how the IEBC is laid out and how it is to be applied to buildings. There will be some discussion as to the changes from Chapter 34 of the 2012 IBC for prescriptive requirements. It will also provide an overview of the scoping for the work-area method and performance methods also permitted by the IEBC.
2 CE/HSWs total and will qualify for the 2 Code CE Requirements
Thursday, November 19th from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Navigating Contract and Legal Issues facing Nevada Design Professionals in 2020
Presented by John Wendland, Esq. and Jeremy R. Kilber, Esq. from Weil and Drage, APC
Attorneys John T. Wendland, Esq. and Jeremy R. Kilber, Esq., the Nevada partners of Weil & Drage, APC, will present lessons learned from recent litigation involving Nevada design professionals, and a review of recent changes to Nevada law that will impact current and future projects. The attorneys will also address key contract provisions that should be included in all design contracts for Nevada projects.
Did you know that your name is not automatically added to ASID’s "Find A Pro"? You must Opt-in!
This is a benefit that all members should be taking advantage of. 
You may also upgrade your listing for more exposure.

Please check and see if you are listed. If you are not listed, here are the directions on how to add your name!
•  Login into your ASID account at www.asid.org.
•  Select "Update Find a Pro Information" on the member homepage. 
•  In the "Referral Main Menu" select the "Opt-In / Opt-Out" link.
•  Select the information to be published and verify the "Yes" is checked at the bottom of the page, then click "Update".
•  It takes approximately 15 minutes for the website to update and display your profile. 
•  If you have any questions or issues, please email findapro@asid.org.
Maximize your exposure by upgrading your Find a Pro listing with an Enhanced Profile subscription. Enhanced Profiles appear above basic listings during searches and feature a profile photo. You will be able to add image galleries, service areas, and awards to increase your exposure.
You can purchase an Enhanced Profile subscription by logging in to asid.org and selecting the ‘Update Find a Pro Information’ on the Member Home page. At the bottom of the ‘Referral Main Menu’ is an option to update your profile.
To reach a dedicated Find a Pro specialist, email findapro@asid.org or call 202.546.3480 and select option 6.
Missed the Virtual Internship Live Week? Check It Out On Demand!
This summer, the ASID Virtual Internship Live Experience Week connected students with leading designers and educators for a hands-on look at how professionals tackle problems, select products, and more! This exclusive content is now available on demand for student members on the Virtual Internship Hub – check it out!

The ASID Virtual Internship hub is available exclusively for ASID Student Members
Looking for fresh ways to engage your students virtually this semester?
The Educator Hub provides you with tools to help your students build unique skills in the field of design. 

Looking to help start or support a student chapter on campus? Access a variety of student materials and resources in the Student Center! Find Student Chapter Kick-Off Kits, Student Chapter Manuals, recruitment materials and more to help develop a thriving student chapter. 

Expand your curriculum and access insightful sessions from the Virtual Internship Live Engagement Week. The Virtual Library houses everything you need to supplement your syllabus with informative digital content from industry experts and design leaders, all available on-demand. 

This curated collection of ASID research will optimize your learning plan through in-depth case studies, detailed industry analysis and evidence-based design tools. Broaden your knowledge and explore new ways of thinking in the Research Lab
Do You Need Continuing Education Units? 
As a resource for you to continue to earn CEUs while ASID Chapter events are on hold, check out ASID's Online Academy, or Sherwin Williams and AEC Daily for many free webinars,

California Central /Nevada Chapter of ASID always welcomes volunteers. 

Make the most of your Membership by supporting your professional association and giving back to your local design community. We welcome your involvement! Please send us an e-mail and let us know your interests and availability.
Upcoming Dates and Events

All Areas:

October 2 - First Fridays Online Virtual Event

October 21 - ASID & the Malouf Foundation Live Webinar Event

November 16 -19 - Virtual NSBAIRD Registration Renewal CEU Seminars (For Nevada)

Las Vegas:

November 11 - Designer Friendsgiving Dinner

December TBD - Holiday Membership Appreciation Event


Date TBD: Vendor Fair & ASID Meet and Greet Event.

Visit www.cacnv.asid.org/events for details.

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