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Executive Committee:

President – Angie Morse


For over 20 years, Angie Morse has been involved in many aspects of the design industry, including: creative service management, graphic design, teaching, writing, interior and landscape design, home staging, and visual merchandising. She enjoys working with clients on all levels - from simple color consulting, budget decorating, and redesign (using what you have), to complex, full home room-by-room plans.

Angie has a BA in Journalism and Recreation/Event Management from the University of Oregon. She also has extended studies in graphic and electronic design, time and project management, professional organization, interior design, redesign, color, and home staging. She is IRIS (Interior Redesign Industry Specialists) certified and serves as the Vice Director on the IRIS National Board of Directors. In addition, Angie attended the Heritage School of Interior Design and is ICD (Interior Custom Decorator) certified. She also trained at the Organizing Academy for professional organization and is a certified Dewey Color Consultant.

She has won awards for organization, color, and redesign and has been featured in numerous publications.

Angie is a member of IDS (Interior Design Society), IRIS (Interior Redesign Industry Specialists), RESA (Real Estate Staging Association), NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers), ADE (Association of Design Education), IDPC (Interior Design Protection Council), and the CHA (Craft and Hobby Association).


Vice President, President-Elect – Beth Clark



Secretary – Lorrain Carson


From residential homes to small offices and churches, Lorraine has used her design talents to meet the needs of her clients since 2000 when Lorraine Interiors formally began. She welcomes smaller projects and specializes in paint color consultations. She received her formal training from Heritage School of Interior Design.

For 31 years she has been happily married to her husband, Steve, and together they have three boys and two daughter-in-laws. Some of her favorite hobbies are family dinners, taking walks with friends, leading a women's group, eating popcorn, and forever "editing" her own home.

Lorraine jumped into the  interior design business because she loves being at home and feels that a comfortable, beautiful home is very important in the life of a family. It sets the mood for great family dynamics. This is also true for commercial spaces, setting the mood for good relationships among co-workers as well as with customers. Her basic approach to design is "to blend the old and well-loved with the new and practical".


Treasurer – Tasa Jessup




Appointed Positions:

Programs Chair – Chana Coleman


Chana Coleman is the principle owner/ designer of Everyday Styling, a business committed to giving your home the look and feel you long for.

Opening her business in 2002, Chana has spent fifteen years in the design industry. She is certified in both Redesign (using what you already own) and Real Estate Staging and has done extensive work in remodeling and interior decorating both residential and commercial. She has also received training by “Color with no Regrets” and is a certified color consultant. Chana has won two national design awards, was a finalist in the Portland Distinct Style Awards and won the Molly’s Choice Award form Serving Up Style, Portland’s premiere design competition.

In this busy, hectic world, Chana believes every home should be a haven. A place of order, function and beauty. She enjoys collaborating with her clients on all levels of design. From color consultations to remodeling projects, redesign and staging, Chana strives to give each client the results they are looking for and more!


Membership Chair – Tamra Rooney



Communications Chair – Jean Burton

 


Communications Committee – Nelli Pavlenko



Philanthropic Chair – Will McHarness

Will McHarness joined the design community in 2003 as a wholesale agent for Contract Furnishings Mart in Clackamas, Oregon.  Will is a wholesale broker of interior surfaces, Slab Countertops, Flooring, Natural Stone, and most recently Cabinetry.  In the past decade he has worked extensively with designers on many levels of their projects concerning technical advice, application, color, texture, and logistical expertise.  He is extensively involved with residential, commercial, multi-family, and new construction projects all over the state of Oregon and “wears many hats” in the industry.  When asked what he likes best about this career choice he replied, “I like taking something that can be perceived as complicated or even overwhelming and translating that into a language that is fun and easy to understand…I love working with people!”  When he isn’t hard at work, Will enjoys time spent with his wife and four children.  He is an active member of his local Church and loves to sing Karaoke with friends.

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