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  • Design Professionals Council

  • This council works to bring greater value to its members through effective education programs and opportunities to interact and network with those in the industry. The Design Professionals Council (DPC) is a community of individuals from diverse construction design fields and professions that desire to improve the business and economic welfare of the building industry in Pierce County.

    The Design Professionals Council promotes education programs, develops new courses, and creates an environment rich in opportunity for members to interact and network through council-sponsored events. Joining DPC is an opportunity to become a part of a unique network of decision makers in the industry.

    Chair: Cristina Gotti, Contract Furnishings Mart
    Vice-Chair: Tara Cresswell, Innovative Hardwood Flooring Inc
    Staff: Jennifer Murphy, jmurphy@mbapierce.com


    2021 Meeting Schedule

    January 21: Zoom from Architectural Inspirations >> Learn more
    March 11: Aging-in-Place >> Learn more
    May 13: Garden Pop-Up Party >> Learn more
    July 8: Color & Design Trends >> Learn more
    August 26: Re-editing Your Space >> Learn more
    November 18: Decoration for the Holiday >> Learn more



  • Membership dues are $50 annually and is open to all design professionals, contractors or suppliers of components and materials incorporated directly into construction projects. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday.

  • Design Professionals Council potluck at Barb Berntsen's waterfront home


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