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Interior Design Student Appointed as Representative to ASID Texas Chapter

By: The Art Institutes

April 20, 2016

Interior design student Cody Rackley has been appointed the student representative to the Board of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for the Texas Chapter. Cody’s twelve-month appointment begins in October after his summer training. He is currently working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design at The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston.

In addition to being a voting member of the board, Cody will serve as the liaison between the professional chapter, student chapters, and student membership at-large. He’ll communicate regularly with all parties, write reports following meetings to be disseminated to student chapters, report and advocate for student concerns to the board, visit all student chapters in the state, promote ASID events for students, and orient the new student representative at the end of his term.

Cody earned this position through his work as President of Interior Design Student Society (IDSS), an ASID Student Chapter at The Art Institute of Austin. Under his leadership IDSS membership increased, the organization gained a non-profit designation, successfully fundraised for large student events, and supported students traveling to national conferences.

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By: The Art Institutes

April 20, 2016