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Design & Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board Debut

Design & Living Advisory Board

From left to right: Chris Hawley, Melissa Rademacher, Dayna Del Val, Krista Mund, Rich Lahren, Sarah Huckle.

Photos special to Design & Living Magazine

This January, we are proud to introduce the first ever Design & Living Magazine Editorial Board.

 

What is the Design & Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board?

This board is made up of representatives from unbiased organizations who will meet quarterly with the staff of Design & Living Magazine and provide monthly feedback. Their mission is to keep us up-to-date on what is happening in the industry and to ensure that our content remains accurate and unbiased.

How were these organizations chosen?

Each organization is an authority on one of the subjects covered in Design & Living Magazine, including local art, architecture, home decor, interior design and landscaping.

 

How were the representatives selected?

Each organization nominated a representative who was then approved by the staff of Design & Living Magazine.

Meet the Board Members

Dayna Del Val

President & CEO
The Arts Partnership

Dayna Del Val

 

“The Arts Partnership is a dynamic umbrella arts organization devoted to cultivating the arts in our community. We communicate about, fund and advocate for the arts across many sectors, including the business community, educational centers, government and the general public.” – Dayna Del Val
theartspartnership.net

Melissa Rademacher

President & CEO
Downtown Community Partnership

Melissa Rademacher

“The DCP leads efforts within the community to shape public policy that advocates for the betterment and enrichment of downtown. We serve as a liaison between the private sector and public sector in the processing of applications and permits. The DCP drives initiatives in marketing downtown as vibrant, clean and safe while supporting, maintaining and attracting businesses.” – Melissa Rademacher
downtownfargo.com

Krista Mund

Executive Vice President 
Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead

Krista Mund

“The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead promotes an environment in which members and their businesses can prosper. It is a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 that represents the home building industry in several community events and projects throughout Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding areas. The HBA of FM’s efforts focus on promoting homeownership and fighting legislation that would result in cost increases to residential home buyers. It is the Association’s goal to represent the FM metro area’s home-building and home-remodeling industries.” – Krista Mund
hbafm.com

Sarah Huckle

Social Media Coordinator
North Dakota Interior Designers

Sarah Huckle

“NDID is a non-profit organization with the primary objective of promoting public awareness and education about the Interior Design profession. The organization provides continued networking and growth opportunities for the design community in North Dakota. We take pride in supporting students and getting involved in our local communities.”– Sarah Huckle
ndid.org

Chris Hawley

Licensed Architect/Member
American Institute of Architects

Chris Hawley

“The AIA is the ‘American Institute of Architects.’ The AIA is the governing body that facilitates licensure, education and outreach for the profession. I like to think of it as our professional community and an assembly of peers that gather to discuss the past, present and future issues of the profession.”– Chris Hawley
aia.org

Rich Lahren

Hardscape Committee Member, Past Board Member & Past President
North Dakota Nursery, Greenhouse & Landscape Association

Rich Lahren

“We are an association that represents the green industry, landscapers, nursery growers, greenhouses, tree services and suppliers to the green industry in the state of North Dakota.”– Rich Lahren
ndnga.com

 

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