CLCID DirecLink newsletter February 2015

Last week, CLCID’s legislative advocate Linda Panattoni met with IDCC’s lobbyist Susan Stuart and her assistant Erin Evans-Fudem, to discuss a collaborative, first ever, “Walk the Capitol” event. It was very productive meeting, resulting in members of IDCC wanting to join the already scheduled CLCID “Walk the Capitol”, on March 12th. It will be the first time that CLCID and IDCC will be walking the Capitol for a common cause, “Protecting the Right to Practice”.

It is extremely important for ALL Interior Designers to be united if we want to be able to “Protect the Right to Practice”. As you may remember last year the Architects, AIACA, introduced AB2192 that was a potential threat to all interior designer’s right to practice. Both associations opposed this bill and it was finally pulled from the Senate Committee hearing. This type of collaboration is good for our profession. Please consider joining us on March 12th, please contact to let us know if you plan to attend!


 c7e15094-0054-4cbc-8826-d992481c7bc5We will meet at the Capitol, Thursday March 12th at 9:30am in the Rotunda, we’ll then break into groups consisting of both CLCID and IDCC members.
Packets containing information on both of our associations along with common talking points will be given to those in attendance. These packets will then be given to the members of theSenate Standing Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee and the members of the Assembly Committee on Business and Professions. We will focus on the members of each committee that have representatives from both associations present on the Walk.

A list of the members of the Senate Business, Professions & Economic Development Committee and the Assembly Business and Professions Committee are provided below. Please see if your representative is listed on one of the committees. If so, it would be great to have you “Walk the Capitol” with us. Please email us at president@CLCID.organd let us know that we can count on you to help “Protect the Right to Practice”.

SENATE Standing Committee on

Senator Jerry Hill (Chair): (D) San Mateo

Senator Patricia C. Bates: (Vice Chair): (R) Orange County and San Diego
Senator Tom Berryhill: (R) Oakdale and Fresno
Senator Marty Block: (D) San Diego  (also on Finance and Education committee)
Senator Cathleen Galgiani: (D) Stockton and Modesto
Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez: (D) West Covina
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson: (D) Santa Barbara and Oxnard
Senator Tony Mendoza: (D) Los Angeles
Senator Bob Wieckowski: (D) Hayward and Fremont


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The CLCID website has been updated with new content, great resources and a calendar of events.
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CLCID Supports Professionalism and Certification
Experience, Education, Examination

Register for the IDEX Exam before March 28th at for the May testing cycle. Taking The Original IDEX Prep Class results in the best pass rates.

For more details about the upcoming classes in Irvine (March 28) or Fremont (April 18), visit Online classes enhance your experience and you can save $195, when you register for the combination class.


The 2013 Interior Design Code Reference Manualprovides a quick reference for everyday use. It is also a great reference for IDEX Exam prep study.

Order your copy today at

 53rd Annual CALBO Business Meeting

Join us and the rest of the California building community at the upcomingCALBO 53rd Annual Business Meeting in beautiful Monterey, California from Sunday, March 1st through Thursday, March 5th, 2015. There is a great program planned filled with training, education, and network opportunities.
CLCID will have a booth from March 3rd through March 5th.
For more information, go to: 

The AIBD Annual Conference
San Bruno, CA
March 25 – 27, 2015
for more information and to register

How CLCID supports all Interior Design Industry Professionals

  • Represents All California Interior Designers
  • Monitors & Submits Legislation
  • Develops Long Term Strategic Plan to Protect Designers
  • Supports CID title protection
  • Protects Health Safe & Welfare of the Public
  • Forms Grass Roots Efforts


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