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Building Safety Month: Disaster Safety and Mitigation

It was a big week for building safety across the nation. President Barack Obmama signed a proclamation last week declaring May as Building Safety Month. “Robust codes and standards for our buildings play an important role in keeping us safe,” the President states in the proclamation. Read the article here. Week 2: Disaster Safety and… Read More »

Building Safety Month: Fire Safety and Awareness

This week kicks off Building Safety Month 2013! Stay tuned for the next week’s blog on Disaster Safety and Mitigation. Week 1: Fire Safety and Awareness Fire protection is more than judicious space planning for safe escape routes through egress, signage, and emergency lighting building code requirements. The U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Incident Reporting… Read More »

Success in Salem: Capitol Day 2013

Capitol Day 2013 was an enormous success! This year’s efforts were effective and focused, helping to move toward our goal of obtaining commercial interior design licensing. On February 22nd, a group of over 20 professionals, students, and educators met with a number of legislators to state their case and gather information from legislators about any concerns or… Read More »

Presidents, Past and Future

IDC-Oregon is excited to welcome our new interim President, Ingrid Hoffman. Thank you, Alicia, for the past two years of hard work, dedication and success! President’s Message, Ingrid Hoffman I am honored to be serving as the new interim IDC-Oregon President. The collaborative’s legislative cause is particularly important to me as a sole proprietor of… Read More »

ASID Legislative Symposium 2013 Recap

This past February, National and State leaders from ASID, IIDA, and various State Coalitions from all across the country came together for the 2013 ASID National Legislative Symposium in Dallas, Texas. The Symposium helps participants effectively communicate with legislators and enhance their State legislative efforts on behalf of the Interior Design profession. As leaders on… Read More »

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