Leann Pederson Appointed to Iowa Interior Design Examining Board

July 10, 2024
Interior Design Healthcare

Pederson brings extensive expertise and leadership to the board to help ensure excellence in the interior design profession across the state.

RDG Planning & Design proudly announces that Leann Pederson, IIDA, CHID, LEED AP, has been appointed to serve on the Iowa Interior Design Examining Board. The board is responsible for licensing and regulating the practice of interior design in the state of Iowa, ensuring that practitioners meet the necessary standards of competency and ethical practice.

"I am honored to join the Iowa Interior Design Examining Board and contribute to advancing the interior design profession within our state," said Pederson. "At RDG, we strive to create meaningful and sustainable environments, and I look forward to bringing this perspective to the board's work."

An RDG Interior Designer and Senior Partner, Pederson brings 15 years of experience in interior design to her new role on the board. Throughout her tenure at RDG, she has contributed to projects across the firm's markets, including design for education, healthcare, hospitality and sports projects. As¬†one of only five¬†Certified Healthcare Interior Designers in the state of Iowa, Pederson has contributed significant leadership and guidance to RDG's Healthcare Market, guiding teams toward innovative design solutions that enhance patient and staff experiences and promote safety and efficiency.

Pederson, one of only five Certified Healthcare Interior Designers in the state of Iowa, brings significant leadership and guidance to RDG's Healthcare Market.

"Leann's leadership and vision have been instrumental in RDG's growth and success, making her a valuable addition to the Iowa Interior Design Examining Board," said RDG Managing Principal Justin Platts, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP. "Her appointment is a testament to her dedication to interior design and commitment to upholding the highest standards of professional practice. We look forward to the positive impact she will have on the board."

The Iowa Interior Design Examining Board oversees the licensing process for interior designers, reviews applications, administers exams and handles disciplinary actions to protect the public and maintain the integrity of the profession. Pederson's appointment reflects her outstanding contributions to the industry and her passion for fostering excellence in interior design.

Written by Erin Van Zee, Communications Director