How to Contact the MDCID Board

If you would like to reach out to one of our board members please email us at mdcidinfo@gmail.com

To ensure that your email is seen by the board member who can follow through please format the email subject as directed below. All general inquiries can be addressed to the Chair and will be distributed as needed.

Subject line format:
Board Position _ Email Content

Here’s an example:
If you have a CEU opportunity you would like to distribute to designers in the Baltimore/Annapolis area please title your email as follows.
CEU Coordinator _ A New CEU Opportunity

BRIAN
THIM

CHAIR

The Chair leads board meetings, sets the agenda, and establishes goals in conjunction with committee members and time lines. Committee members report updates back to Chair for distribution and event success and future ideas.

KELLY
ENNIS

DEPUTY CHAIR

The Deputy Chair attends meetings along side the Chair and assist in conducting business and representing the Chair in their absence.

KATHERINE
RICHARDSON

LEGISLATIVE COORDINATOR

The Legislative Coordinator works with the Chair to develop and implement the yearly legislative action plan. This role also includes attending monthly meetings and reporting back to the board, collaborating with other advocacy teams and, attending Legislative Symposiums, lobbyists, and politically involved groups.

SARAH
KRUM

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

The communications directors works with the administrator to prepare the agenda and meeting minutes. They manage coalition documents, distribute to the committees, and facilitate communication between board members.

YOUR NAME
HERE

ADMINISTRATOR

This position keeps meeting minutes and works directly with Chair or Deputy Chair and Communications to direct the agenda, propose future ideas, and assist with coalition organization.

YOUR NAME
HERE

FINANCE DIRECTOR

This position handles all aspects of finances – accounts payable and accounts receivable – and reports to the board on the status of accounts.

KELLY
DOWNS

EVENTS COORDINATOR

An Events Coordinator brainstorms events with the events team and oversees event organization and follow through. These events are used for fund-raising to support lobbyists working with MDCID. At times this role must seek out sponsors, coordinate with a venue, and host the event. This position works in conjunction with Social Media to coordinate an event promotion campaign and is responsible to sending out email invitations to the mailing list.

CHRISTIN
TROUTMAN

CEU COORDINATOR

The CEU Coordinator seeks out accredited CEU programs, finds hosting locations, and coordinates with venues and sponsors to setup and host CEU events. This position works in conjunction with Social Media to coordinate an event promotion campaign and is responsible to sending out email invitations to the mailing list.

HOLLY
MORGAN

EDUCATION OUTREACH

Education Outreach serves as the connection for Maryland schools, colleges, and universities and organizes outreach opportunities between the professional design industry and students.

CHERIE
LHOTSKY

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

This position entails connecting with current and future members adiscovering their needs and expectations for the coalition, and managing current contact lists.

CHERIE
LHOTSKY

SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR

This position entails connecting with current and future sponsors, gathering sponsor information for promotion, reaching out for yearly dues, and managing current sponsor lists.

SARAH
KRUM

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for creating content and managing all social media platforms and campaigns for MDCID. This also includes promoting special events and keeping up with other industry social media outlets as a connected network.

OTHER POSITIONS
(FILLED & VACANT)

STUDENT LIAISON – vacant
PROFESSOR LIAISON – vacant
ASID LIAISON – Holly Frye-Atcherson
IIDA LIAISON – Heather Flannery
NKBA LIAISON – vacant

EDUCATION OUTREACH TEAM – Elizabeth Kelly
EVENTS TEAM – Sherry Rice, Julia Machado, Shaun Higgins…seeking more!
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR – vacant
WEBMASTER – vacant


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