ASID Foundation

2018-19 Board of Trustees

Jennifer Kolstad, ASID, Assoc. AIA
Jennifer Kolstad, ASID, Assoc. AIA

Chair

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Tamie Glass, ASID, IDEC
Tamie Glass, ASID, IDEC

Trustee

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Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS
Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS

Trustee

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Jennifer Kolstad, ASID, Assoc. AIA

Jennifer Kolstad currently serves as director of Interior Architecture for HKS, where she works to elevate design across the firm, bridging architecture and interior design. She co-founded the Collective at HKS, an interdisciplinary studio and incubation lab comprised of design specialists, pioneers, change-agents, and disruptors seeking radical innovation in all areas of design.

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Art and Art History at the University of Alberta; a Bachelor of Interior Design at Ryerson University; and a Master of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Her body of work includes historical preservation interior design at Simpson Roberts Architects in Calgary; senior designer at SOM; and regional director of Hospitality at Gensler. Notable projects include the BURJ Khalifa in Dubai, the Kuwait Children’s Hospital, the SKYSPACE Observation Deck in Los Angeles, the Holly Hunt Dallas showroom, and the YAS Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Jennifer is a frequent lecturer and design competition juror and is dedicated to mentoring young designers, with a particular interest in mitigating retention issues for women in design. She was the keynote speaker for SCALE: The ASID National Student Summit in Los Angeles in 2018 and is a frequent guest at Interior Design magazine’s annual Giants of Design think tank event.

Tamie Glass, ASID, IDEC

Tamie Glass is an associate professor and Fellow of the Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austinwhere she also holds a courtesy appointment in the School of Design and Creative Technology. As an advocate for human-centered design education across campus, she contributes to university-wide initiatives focused on bridging disciplines through strategic design thinking.

Glass holds a Master of Interior Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Environmental Designfrom Texas A&M University. Her intercontinental careerlaunched in Germany where she worked with Daimler’s Corporate Identity Design team, followed by practice in London with internationally renowned design firms Virgile & Stone and Conran & Partners. In addition to teaching, she currently maintains an award-winning design consultancy in Austin, Texas. 

Her recently released book, Prompt: Socially Engaging Objects and Environments, was published by Birkhäuser Switzerland in the summer of 2018. As a thought-starter for designers, it explores modes of psychosocial interaction and engagement within spaces. Glass will continue to explore the relationship between design and human behavior as the Visiting Director for Environments and Spatial Design at the UT Dell Medical School’s Design Institute for Health in the fall of 2018 and as a visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment in the spring of 2019. 

Glass is a current member of the ASIDF Research Committee, and a past member of both the national ASID Engagement Advisory Council (EAC) and the ASID Student Advisory Council (SAC). She has also served on the ASID Texas Chapter board and participated in shaping student events including ASID SCALE and the Texas Chapter Student Symposium. Most recently, Glass is the 2018 recipient of the ASID Nancy Vincent McClelland Award of Merit which recognizes lasting and significant contributions to the body of knowledge that supportsthe interior design profession.

Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS

Kerrie Kelly founded Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in 1995 in Sacramento, California. Serving both the residential and commercial markets, Kelly is an award winning interior designer, author, and multimedia consultant, helping national brands reach the interior design market. She is a member of ASID, NKBA, and is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). Kelly has authored two books, with a third on the way, and serves as national subject matter expert for Home Depot and as interior design spokesperson for Zillow, Inc. She has developed new product and brand recognition with companies such as Cosentino, Robern, Benjamin Moore, and Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens. Kelly owns and operates a furniture company, 42nd Street Design, that collaborates with fellow designers to bring new, innovative products to market, and a media company, Loft Media Group, that supports those in the design industry by managing social media and creating editorial content to boost their online presence.

Kelly’s ASID involvement includes serving as Past President of the California Central/Nevada Chapter, as an ASID National speaker at High Point Market and Dwell on the topic of thriving in place, and as a member of the ASID Aging in Place Council.

Research Committee

Lisa Henry, FASID, LEED AP
Lisa Henry, FASID, LEED AP

Co-Chair

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Kay Sargent, ASID, LEED AP
Kay Sargent, ASID, LEED AP

Co-Chair

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Lisa Henry, FASID, LEED AP

Lisa Henry, FASID, is CEO of Greenway Group, a leading business management consulting and research firm for the architecture and design professions. Lisa has served ASID as National President and as the Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. She writes extensively about the transformative power of design and the role of designers as leaders in business and world change. She studied at Arizona State University, Hampshire College, the Interior Design Institute, and has a BFA in Interior Design. Lisa continues her studies as an Executive Scholar at Kellogg School of Management and at the Center for Creative Leadership.

Kay Sargent, ASID, LEED AP

Kay Sargent joined Lend Lease in 2014 bringing over 30 years of experience in the interiors industry. Prior to joining Lend Lease Kay served as VP of A&D and Workplace Strategies for Teknion and was a Principal for Interior Architects in Washington, D.C. where she headed the office’s business operations, workplace strategies, and managed key clients. Sargent has a BFA in interiors from VCU and studied environmental design at the Parsons School of Design in NY.

Her work has taken her to multiple continents where she has worked with Fortune 500 companies on their global real estate strategies and designed workplaces of the future. Sargent serves on the Advisory Boards of WorkDesign magazine, PaletteApp, and IFI. She has also served on the International Boards of IIDA, ASID, NCQLP, and NCIDQ.  She is an active member of CREW, CoreNET, and IFMA.

Fundraising Committee

John Cialone, ASID, NCIDQ
John Cialone, ASID, NCIDQ

Chair

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John Cialone, ASID, NCIDQ

John Cialone is the design director, vice president, and partner at Tom Stringer Design Partners, a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Chicago. His collaborative style enables him to manage client relationships and oversee the day-to-day priorities of the team. The firm’s work spans across the United States and includes projects of varying size and specialty. The portfolio includes a wide range of projects in residential, yacht, restaurant, and hospitality design. With health and wellness as the backbone of all projects, a client-centric approach, along with an emphasis on comfort, texture, color, and layering, are keys to the firm’s success.