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
Brent Foley, AIA, NCARB
Principal
TRIAD Architects

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

 

 

Yanitza Brongers-Marrero, AIA, NCARB, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, LEED FOR HOMES
Associate Principal
Director of Housing
Moody Nolan

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

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

Sandra LaFontaine, AIA
Principal
LaFontaine Architecture & Design, Inc.

Susan Melsop
Associate Professor
The Ohio State University Department of Design

Joseph Moss, AIA
Architect
GRA+D

Tameka Sims
Assistant Professor of Practice
Landscape Architecture I Knowlton School,
The Ohio State University

Angela Short, ASLA, OCASLA
Landscape Architect
GPD Group