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Feb 22, 2013
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Marion Johnston to the State Board of Examiners of Interior Designers.
The State Board of Examiners of Interior Designers serves to regulate the practice of interior design and the use of the terms "interior designer," "registered interior designer" and "licensed interior designer.”
According to statute, the board is comprised of seven gubernatorial appointments, subject to Senate confirmation. Two licensed or registered interior designers are selected from nominations submitted by registered interior designers, and three members are selected from nominations submitted by the American Society of Interior Designers. Additionally, one member is selected from nominations submitted by the International Interior Design Association, and one interior design educator is selected from nominations submitted by the Interior Design Educators Counsel.
Marion Johnston, of Natchitoches, is a licensed interior designer and retired from the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court in New Orleans. Johnston will be appointed to serve as a representative of the American Society of Interior Designers, as required by statute.