PRLog (Press Release)
â€“ Oct 28, 2008
â€“ The International Association of Home Staging ProfessionalsÂ® (IAHSPÂ®) is pleased to announce the 2009-2010 Leadership Board that consists of top Accredited Staging Professional MastersÂ® (ASPMÂ®) Stagers from throughout the United States. Â Since 1999, IAHSP has been the voice of excellence in Home Staging and has set quality standards for performance, education and business for the Home Staging industry.
Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home StagingÂ®, is the Founder and current President of IAHSP. Â She will be moving into the role of Chairwoman of the Board for IAHSP, and the President for 2009-2010 will be Jennie Norris, ASPM from California, and current Vice President of IAHSP. Â Jeanne Westmoreland, ASPM from Georgia, will serve as President Elect., and Sandra Holmes, ASPM from Florida, will serve as the IAHSP Secretary. Â Kirk Bohrer, ASPM from California, is the IAHSP Treasurer and Kay Dobbins, ASPM from Texas, will serve as the IAHSP Ethics Chair. Â Jan Whitlow, ASPM from Florida, is the IAHSP Vendor/Sponsor Director and Trish Kim, ASPM from Virginia, will serve as the IAHSP Membership Director. Â Linda Pufford, ASPM from California, is the IAHSP Chapter Program Director, and Jane Ann Lance, ASPM from Mississippi, will serve as the "Go for the Gold" Director. Â Bette Vos, ASPM from Alabama, is the IAHSP Foundation Ambassador Director and Carolyn Stieger, ASPM from Michigan, will serve as the IAHSP Foundation Project Director. Â Sharon Sanchez, ASPM from Florida, has agreed to be the IAHSP Chapter Site Director and Marcyne Touchton, ASPM from North Carolina, is the IAHSP Communications/PR Director.
IAHSP is also served by Dan Skoglund, ASPM from Illinois, as the Corporate Vendor/Sponsor Director, Michelle Beste, ASPM from California as the IAHSP Director of Operations, Mandy Flores, ASP, Executive Director, and Shannon Ward, ASP, IAHSP Coordinator.
These dedicated men and women are successful Home Stagers and leaders in the Home Staging industry in the states and cities where they live and serve their clients. Â Each has helped grow IAHSP chapters in their region, and represent the IAHSP Association at local and national events.
IAHSP Members number in the thousands and since 1999 have set the standards for excellence in Home Staging. Â IAHSP is open to all Home Stagers and in order to qualify for membership, Home Staging professionals must first meet educational standards set by IAHSP. Â Members must also adhere to a strict code of ethics and quality standards set by IAHSP. Â The education selected by IAHSP for membership is the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) Designation offered by Stagedhomes.com (www.Stagedhomes.com), that since 1999 has been training professional Home Stagers on the principles and practices of managing a successful home staging business. Â Members must join IAHSP International prior to joining any of the more than 100 member chapters established throughout North America to serve members with business networking, success strategies, and joint marketing.