Our Board

Our Board is comprised of individuals who are passionate about The Center. We are represented by the architects, engineers, planners, interior designers, industrial designers, fine arts community representatives, landscape architects, historians, and other professionals.General Public representatives have been selected from The Arts, Development, Downtown Advocacy, Marketing and Public Relations, Education, Construction, or those who demonstrate an interest in furthering the mission of the Foundation and The Center.

The Board is organized into five Committees. These include:

Development – responsible for fundraising and submitting grant applications

Marketing – responsible for Public Relations, branding, communications, media and message

Facilities and Exhibits – responsible for overseeing design completion, construction, and ongoing facility operation of The Center

Events – responsible for organizing and coordinating the annual fundraising benefit for The Center

Programs – responsible for overseeing the Center’s programs

Please feel free to contact the Managing Director, Sarah Bacha, at sarah-bacha@columbuscfad.org to get involved – and learn more.

Chair
Sandra LaFontaine, AIA
Principal
LaFontaine Architecture & Desing, Inc.

Vice Chair
Monica Wangler, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Project Executive
Hammes Company

Treasurer
Tim Lai, AIA, IIDA, NCARB, LEED AP
Owner
Tim Lai ArchitecT

Secretary
Paul Nini, AIGA, CSCA, ico-D
Professor
The Ohio State University Department of Design

Managing Director
Sarah Mills Bacha
SMB Communications

 

 

Kelly DeVore, IIDA
Associate Professor
Chair, Interior Design
Interior Design, Columbus College of Art and Design

Brent Foley, AIA, NCARB
Principal
TRIAD Architects

Chelsea King, Associate IIDA
A&D Consultant/Designer
King Business Interiors

Susan Melsop
Associate Professor
The Ohio State University Department of Design

Joseph Moss, AIA
Architect
GRA+D

Stephanie Sang-Delgado, Assoc. AIA
Project Associate
DesignGroup

Angela Short, ASLA, OCASLA
Landscape Architect
GPD Group