Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 CIDQ Board of Directors

The Council for Interior Design Qualification (CIDQ) is seeking talented and passionate leaders to apply for positions on the 2017 Board of Directors. Our Board is committed to protecting the public health, safety, and welfare through certification. We are not able to accomplish this without a strong governing body and the engagement of our volunteers.

This year, the Nominations Committee is looking for eligible* candidates to fill the President-Elect and Director roles for the 2017 Board of Directors.

*Before applying, please review the eligibility requirements below. If you are not sure whether you are eligible, please feel free to contact Lori Barker at lbarker@ncidqexam.org.

If you, or someone you know, are devoted to the mission of CIDQ and are ready to take the next step to advancing the leadership of our organization,please complete the electronic Nominations Interest Form and submit it to CIDQ Exam Manager, Lori Barker at lbarker@ncidqexam.org by the end of day on June 20, 2016.

Diversity is key to ensuring a strong leadership. The Nominations Committee will be looking at past volunteer and leadership experience, years certified,
geographical location, areas of practices, and other qualities based on the current needs of the organization.


All interested candidates will be vetted by the Nominations Committee for eligibility and final interviews will be conducted in late July 2016.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Are a licensed, certified and/or registered interior designer (if domiciled in a jurisdiction where interior design is regulated).

2. Are a NCIDQ Certificate Holder in good standing.

3. Meet at least 1 of the following 4 criteria:

  • Have been an official delegate or an alternate delegate for at least 2 years within the 7 years preceding the commencement of the Director's term
  • Have been a member of a CIDQ Member Board for at least 2 years within the 7 years preceding the commencement of the Director's term
  • Have been a member of a CIDQ Committee/Task Force for at least 2 years within the 7 years preceding the commencement of Director's term
  • Have been a member of the Council Board of Directors within the 7 years preceding the commencement of the Director's term.

In addition, all President Elect candidates must meet at least 2 of the 4 following qualifications:

  • Have been an official delegate of the council of delegates for at least 2 years within 7 years preceding the commencement of the Officer's term.
  • Have been a member of the Council Board of Directors for at least 1 year within the 7 years preceding the commencement of the Officer's term.
  • Have been a chair of a standing committee or task force for at least 2 years within the 7 years preceding the commencement of the Officer's term.
  • Have been president of an interior design professional organization (ASID, IIDA, IDC, IDEC, IDCEC, AAHID) for at least 1 year within the 7 years
    preceding the commencement of the Officer's term.