IIDA NY Chapter Inaugurates President for the 2023-2024 Term
Alexandria Davis To Focus on Education, Community Engagement, Wellness, and Inclusivity
The International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter (IIDA NY) is proud to announce the inauguration of Alexandria Davis, IIDA, as Chapter President for the 2023-2024 term. Davis, who serves as a Designer and Senior Associate for IA Interior Architects, has been an active member of the chapter since moving to New York City in 2017. She succeeds Sarah Levine, who served as President for the 2022-2023 term, and will mentor Christin Weaver, who was elected as President for 2024-2025 term.
IIDA NY unites design professionals throughout New York State, providing networking opportunities, educational events, and charitable initiatives for members. The Chapter strives to celebrate design, encourage collaboration, share knowledge and advocate for the interior design community. As Chapter President, Davis hopes to evolve IIDA NY’s efforts within education and engagement on all fronts, investigating how to better sustain the industry, its communities, and industry professionals. She also aims to engage education, communication, and inclusivity more holistically.
“The opportunity to lead IIDA NY is an honor,” said Davis. “I see a unique opportunity at this point in history to plant seeds for the future that engage our industry in a more comprehensive and inclusive way. My goal is to foster a community where we can learn from one another and support each other in unexpected and phenomenal ways.”
Davis brings a wealth of experience in commercial interior design to her role, with an emphasis on workplace strategies. She previously served as Co-Vice President of Sponsorships prior to her serving as President-Elect within the past calendar year of the chapter, demonstrating a commitment to growth and evolution within IIDA NY.
“I’m excited to see where Alexandria will take the chapter,” said Levine. “Her vision for the future of IIDA NY, focusing on wellness, education, and inclusivity, aligns perfectly with our mission. Under her leadership, I anticipate positive steps toward change for the interior design community as a whole.”
While utilizing her term to focus on community and inclusivity, Davis also strives to continue building on the work accomplished by past presidents, executive board members, and committee chairs to strengthen the New York chapter moving forward. This includes nurturing the next generation of designers and industry professionals, cultivating their passion for interior design and inspiring them to be curious and become successful leaders themselves.
About IIDA NY
The IIDA New York Chapter (IIDA NY) is a professional networking and educational association of more than 800 Members in five specialty Forums. IIDA NY provides its Members with the resources to reach expertise, knowledge and contacts. Networking events allow professionals and industry members to connect on more personal terms that encourage trust, collaboration and innovation. In 2021, IIDA NY formed Equity Council, an independent, open and inclusive body of participants who may or may not be members of IIDA. Their goal is to foster engagement and accountability toward meaningful change in the design industry, advocating for increased equity in the field through four key pillars: inclusion, diversity, education and communication. The Chapter is proud to have been recognized as IIDA Large Chapter of the Year in 2011, 2008, 2001 and 2000. For more information, visit http://www.iidany.org/.