Solana Beach resident Mary Kellejian, ASID, has been elected president of the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for the 2011-12 term.
Kellejian is an award-winning interior designer who recently moved her design studio Polo Bay Interiors to the Cedros Avenue Design District after 25 years in Del Mar. Her firm offers comprehensive design services for commercial and residential clients, including new construction and remodeling. The studio showcases an array of furnishings, including lighting, carpeting, furniture, window treatments, art and accessories. She is also a certified Real Estate Staging specialist.
Kellejian’s work has appeared in local show houses, charity events and in local publications.
Complementing her passion for design is her devotion to her husband of 35 years, Joe Kellejian, and her two daughters, Kelli Kellejian-Barrett, Allied Member ASID, and Lindsey Kellejian.
“I’d like to thank all our members for giving me the opportunity to serve as president,” said Kellejian. “I’m honored to lead this very worthwhile organization.”
Other board members include Robin W. Carrier, ASID, president-elect; Marcel Perry, Industry Partner representative, director of financial oversight; Lynn Wyndham Morris, Allied Member ASID, director of communications; Bertha Hernandez, Allied Member ASID, director of professional development and programs; Anne Kellett, ASID, director of membership; Kathleen Kita-Palmer, ASID, director at large; and Megan Siason, student representative to the board.
The San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers has more than 500 professional and allied members and is part of the oldest and largest organization of professional interior designers in the world. Professional membership is earned through accredited education, years of qualifying experience and postgraduate examinations. ASID helps protect the health, safety, and welfare of consumers by encouraging and requiring members to keep abreast of evolving technologies, regulations and safety issues.
For information on ASID and chapter events, visit the chapter’s website www.ASIDSanDiego.org or call the chapter hotline at (858) 646-9896.