Letter from the President

Here we are with another year among us and your 2014 executive board is excited for the year ahead! Many networking events, continuing education seminars, design tours, and a Design Exposition are planned!

Become a member: Make sure you have updated your membership for the 2014 year!! New membership forms can be found online at sdid.org. There are many member only opportunities that you will want to partake in so make sure to get your membership form in as soon as possible!!

Stay active: There are many chances for our members to get involved on a regular basis! Jennica is leading this year’s program committee and has many things in the works for the upcoming year, a tentative schedule is below. Make sure to attend 80% of the events for your chance to win a Kindle Fire at the annual meeting!!

Get involved: Join us for the 2014 Design Exposition on September 10, 2014. Van Singrey, is diligently planning this year’s expo with his committee and has some great surprises in store!! This is sure to be an exposition to remember!

Be influential: SDID is rebranding with a new website and logo! Glenda and Nikki are continuing to spearhead the project they started last year. Please contact them if you’d like to get involved on their committee!


We hope you join us for another year full of networking, education, and outreach!

Michelle Rippentrop




Tentative Schedule:

  • June: Paint/Pottery/Book
  • July: Speaker
  • August: SDSU Student Tours in Sioux Falls
  • September: Design Exposition
  • October: Book Reveal
  • November: Annual Meeting
  • December: Holiday Party Involvement Prize Eligibility:
  • Membership Level: Professional, Allied, Associate, Industry Foundation Members
  • Attendance: 80% of events; mandatory events: Design Exposition, Annual Meeting, and one Community Involvement Event
  • Disqualified: Executive Board
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