ASID EDUCATOR AWARD MEDALIST

Judy Deaton, ASID, IIDA, CID

judy_headshotThe ASID Chapter Educator Medalist Award is the highest award bestowed by ASID on Society members at the chapter level in recognition of outstanding service and significant contributions to their chapter and to the body of knowledge that supports the profession of interior design.

It acknowledges notable and continued contributions to the industry that have enriched the human experience through community involvement, leadership, and providing education in an innovative manner.

ASID OC’s honoree, Judy Deaton has contributed outstanding and significant service to interior design education and the ASID Orange County Chapter. She is the co-founder of Interior Designers Institute (IDI) and is a professional member of ASID.

Interior Designers Institute is CIDA accredited and is ranked #7 in the nation among interior design programs. IDI has produced countless notable design professionals and industry leaders over the years including four chapter presidents. Judy has served on numerous committees over the years and has also served as a chapter board member from 2005 to 2009. She has acted as leader and mentor to the student body as they consistently participate in chapter design events, fundraisers, and industry programs.

ASID OC is proud to acknowledge Judy Deaton as the ASID Chapter Educator Medalist Award honoree.

Interior Designers Institute Faculty Profiles

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PAUL J. RICE, ASID, IIDA
Certified Interior Designer
Director of Education
Interior Designer
MA, Art History, CSU Fullerton
IIDA President 2000 (So. CA Chapter)
Educator for Orange County,
NCIDQ Study Program
Ceramic Tile Institute Award Winner
Historic Commission Board Member, West Hollywood 2015

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CYNTHIA AMARAL
Professor
Interior Designer
MA, Interior Designers Institute
BA, California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo
Allied Member ASID
Off The Grid Design Group, Interior Designer

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YULIS AYTON
Certified Interior Designer
Associate American Institute of Architects
Professor
Architect
Master, Architecture & Urban Planning,
UCLA
Bachelor, Architectural Engineering,
Oklahoma State University
Bachelor, Architecture,
Oklahoma State University
Project Designer, Gensler, Newport Beach, CA
Revit Consultant, Lorcan O’Herlihy
Architects/Skidmore, Owing & Merill
Project Coordinator, West Edge Architecture

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PATRICIA BALES, EdD
Design Infusion, Interior Designer
Interior Designer
AA, Interior Designers Institute
EdD, University of Southern California
MA, California State University, Fullerton
BA, California State University, Fullerton
ASID Allied Member
IIDA Associate Member
Member of Association for Supervision and
Curriculum Development
Extensive supervisory experience at the
university level

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RICK CAMPOS, ASID Allied Member
Associate Professor
Interior Designer
AA Interior Design
Interior Designers Institute
President, ASID Orange County Chapter Communications Director, ASID Orange County Chapter
Emerging Professionals Chair, ASID Orange County Chapter
Member, Council of Past Presidents, ASID Orange County Chapter
Associate Designer, Dejager Design, Inc.

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RUTH CAPPELLE, PhD
Director of Graduate Education
PhD, University of California Los Angeles
MA, Mills College, Oakland
California State University, Humbolt Faculty
Exchange Program

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PENNY DI CARO
Professor
Designer
BA, UC Santa Barbara
Projects include Laguna Brisas Hotel and
The Plaza, Laguna Beach, CA

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RICK FOX, AIA, ICC
Professor
Architect
MA, Philosophy, CSU, Long Beach
B. Arch., California Polytechnic
State University, San Luis Obispo
Projects include: Corporate Headquarters for
National Bank of Long Beach
BASF Research & Development Facility
Xerox Service Training Center
OPARC Adult Daycare Facility
AMO Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Kilroy Realty Corporation – 465,000 sq.ft.

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DONALD GARDNER, IIDA
Certified Interior Designer
Commercial Interior Designer
BS, Interior Design, Woodbury College
Advanced Studies, UCLA
Inst. D’Architecttura, Venice, Italy
CBS Television Studio Set Designer
Canadian Consulate General Offices and Residences,
Host of Foreign Studies Travel
Land Planning-Nebraska, Kansas

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LISA GARRISS, IIDA, NAPW
Professor
Interior Designer
AAS, Parsons School of Design, New York
Senior Designer, Gettys Group
Design Director, Wilson & Associates, Inc.
Interior Designer, Rockwell Group
Interior Designer, Gensler
Projects include: “W” Hotel, New York
Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay
Four Seasons Sayan, Bali
Armani Hotel, Dubai, UAE
MGM Grand Macau
Grand Hyatt, China
Armani Hotel, Milan, Italy

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RACHEL HULAN, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP
Certified Interior Designer
Certified Green Building Professional
Professor
BA, Interior Design, Interior Designers Institute
President, Hulan Design

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OKKWON KIM, IIDA, LEED A.P.
Certified Interior Designer
Professor
Interior Designer
MS, Interior & Environmental Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Bachelor, Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Director of Interior Design, Gkkworks, Irvine, CA
Senior Interior Designer, Gensler, Newport Beach, CA
Projects include: Kaiser Garfield Specialty Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Kaiser Downey, Grace Children’s Hospital, Performing Arts Center, Santa Clarita, CA, Pimco, Newport Beach, CA, Chase H&Q, Newport Beach, CA

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CHRIS KITTRELL
Certified Interior Designer
Professor
Interior Designer
Allied Member ASID
Principal, Kittrell & Associates
MBA, Loyola Marymount College
BA, Art Education, Marycrest College, Davenport, IA
AA, Interior Designers Institute

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CYNTHIA MABUS, AIA, LEED AP
Professor
Architect
B.Arch., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
President, Orange County AIA
Board of Directors, Los Angeles AIA
Design Architect: Breast Care Center, Hoag Hospital, Anaheim Memorial Breast Care Center, Memorial Care System, Template Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Miller Children’s Hospital, Memorial Care System
Published in Interior Design Magazine
Published in Contract Magazine
2003 Design Award, Orange County AIA

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SAUNDRA MEYER-REVEIRA, ALLIED ASID,  ASSOCIATE IIDA, MIA
MIA Professor Interior Designer
Interior Architecture
Interior Designers Institute Recipient of Knoll Award-Valedictorian
IDI Recipient of NEWH Scholarship Recipient of Stone Mill Design Center Scholarship NEWH
Rotary International Club Member
Projects include: Stone McGowan Properties, ASICS, Tommy V Restaurant, Toyota Dealership, Nekter Juice Bar Corporate Office, and Multi-million Dollar Residential Projects
Saundra Meyer Designs, Owner

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MATHEW ROBINS, ICC
Professor
Architect
BS, Construction Management, Brigham Young University
Architect for commercial office, retail, hospitality, multifamily and residential construction

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BRAD SMITH, IIDA
Certified Interior Designer
Professor
Interior Designer
BFA, Interior Design University of Houston
IIDA President 2001 (So. CA Chapter)
Project Designer for Hoag Hospital Breast Center
Published in Interior Design Magazine
Kaiser Permanente and Antelope Valley Medical Offices, Lancaster, CA
Cover of Healthcare Design Magazine, May 2015

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CHIRSTINE TABORA, ASID
Professor
Interior Designer
AA, Interior Designers Institute
BA, Parsons School of Design, New York
Recipient of IIDA 2002 Scholarship
Principal, Tabora & Crane Designs, Inc.

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MARK TEALE, CID
Certified Interior Designer
Professor
Architect
B. Arch., Southern California Institute of Architecture
Certified Energy Auditor, State of CA
Porcelanosa Showroom, Anaheim
Custom Residence, Poppy & Seaview, Corona Del Mar
Owner, Teale Architecture
K. Hovnanian Design Gallery

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RICHARD THOMPSON
Assistant Professor
Interior Designer
BA, Interior Designers Institute
Allied Member ASID
IIDA Associate Member
Recipient of ASID Yale R. Burge National Scholarship Award