SEGD Welcomes 2019 Board of Directors

SEGD 2019 Board of Directors

Washington— SEGD recently announced its 2019 Board of Directorsincluding the departure of three board members, the addition of four new members and the transition of the office of Secretary/Treasurer. 



Graham Hanson(GHD Partners, New York) served on the Board from 2013 through 2018.

Lucy Holmes(Lucy Holmes Design, London) served on the board in 2018.

Stephen Minning(BrandCulture Communications, PAM Wayfinding; Sydney) served on the Board from 2013 through 2018.


Julie Vogel(Kate Keating Associates, San Francisco) stepped down from her role as Secretary/Treasurer at the end of 2018; Mike McCarthy(DCL, Boston) has taken over that position for 2019.


Steve Bayer(Daktronics; Brookings, S.D.) returns to the board for another term; his first term served was from 2010 through 2016.

SEGD will also welcome three new faces on the Board of Directors.

Chad Hutsonis co-founder and president of Leviathan (Chicago), a specialized creative agency working at the nexus of design, digital media and interaction.

Despina Macrisis an SEGD Brisbane Chapter Chapter Co-Chair and director and co-founder at dotdash (Brisbane, Australia) an interdisciplinary design practice focused on wayfinding strategy.

Traci Symis a principal at plus & greater than (Portland, Ore.), an award-winning exhibition and experience design firm.


Meet the 2019 SEGD Board of Directors

SEGD members are graphic and information designers, fabricators, architects, exhibition designers, technology integrators, interaction designers, brand strategists, students, wayfinding specialists, teachers and others who have a hand in shaping content-rich, experiential spaces.


Photos: President (top left) New Board Members (bottom left) and 2017 board (right)

  • Left (top to bottom, left to right): Bryan Meszaros (President), Despina Macris, Traci Sym, Chad Hutson, Steve Bayer
  • Right (back row, left to right): Kris Helmick, Kathy Fry
  • Right (middle row, left to right): Mike McCarthy, Paul McConnell, Cynthia Hall, Jill Ayers, Christina Lyons, Julie Vogel, Anna Crider-Sharp (Vice President), Bryan Meszaros (President), John Berry, FSEGD (standing in for Gary Stemler), Patrick Angelel
  • Right (front row, left to right): Graham Hanson, John Lutz, Clive Roux (CEO), Stephen Minning

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