RGD welcomes 838 new members since October 2013
Congratulations to the 838 designers who have joined the Association of Registered Graphic Designers as student, provisional and professional members over the last 4 months. Welcome to RGD! 

The following senior designers successfully completed the Registered Graphic Designers Qualification Exam or have been re-instated and accepted as RGD members:


Iffat Jokhio, Pivot Design, Toronto 

Alexey Makhinko, Toys"R"Us Inc., Concord 

Elizabeth Minty-Berger, IBI Group, Toronto 

Lorraine Randell, District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines 

Brent Roth, Perennial Design, Toronto 

Umar Shahzad, Razi Corp, Mississauga 

Eileen Ugarkovic, TMX Equicom, Toronto 


Congratulations to our new RGD members. For more on becoming an RGD, go to www.rgdexamboard.com.


The following members have recently been granted RGD Emeritus status:

Philip Sung, Owner, Philip Sung Design Associates Inc, Toronto
Tiit Telmet, Owner, Telmet Design Associates, Toronto
Mary Anne Gough, Owner, Beach Design, Wasaga Beach
Brian Tsang, Professor at Sheridan College, Oakville
Regent Menard, Cornwall


The following 50 recent design graduates have joined as Provisional RGDs:

Chris Allen, Toronto
Ruth Anderson, Bradford 
Erika Atletico, Thornhill
Matthew Bambach, Toronto
Domenic Basile, Maple, Ontario
Thomas Beltrame, Sudbury
Sandra Benoit, Gloucester
Ashley Borlack, Thornhill
Karol Borrero, Toronto
David Brown, Vaughan
Alicia Chin, North York
Bradley Chong, Unionville
Lea Conte, Woodbridge
Jessica Corporon, Newmarket 
Amanda Dearborn, Barrie, Ontario
Julie Dulong, Toronto
Tanya Early, Chesley
Nicole Francki, Mississauga
Andre Gascon, Niagara Falls
Antonia Goga, Kitchener
Samantha Goh, Mississauga
Jocelyn Hett, Oakville
Liz Jarnicki, Barrie
Alyshia Laube, Stayner
Ronald Lopez, Toronto
Jamie March, Toronto
Erin Mcguire, Toronto
Gillian Moren, Kingston
Aiann Oishi, Toronto
Neti Patel, Milton
Alain Pham, Mississauga
Jason Rocca, Toronto
Madison Turner, Toronto
Catherine Varano, Woodbridge
Leandro Velasco, Mississauga
Kate Venpin, Toronto
Heather Williams, Brantford
Mike Wing, Gananoque


To find out about becoming a Provisional RGD, click here


RGD also welcomes 776 new Student Members from the following schools:

- Alberta College of Art & Design
- Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON
- Brock University in St. Catharines, ON
- Carleton University in Ottawa, ON
- Durham College in Oshawa, ON
- Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver, BC
- Fanshawe College in London, ON
- Georgian College in Barrie, ON
- Humber College in Toronto, ON
- La Cite Collegiale in Ottawa, ON
- Mohawk College in Hamilton, ON
- Mount Royal University in Calgary, AB
- Niagara College in Welland, ON
- OCAD University in Toronto, ON
- Rotman School of Management in Toronto, ON
- Seneca College in Toronto, ON
- St. Clair College in Windsor, ON
- York University, ON

To find out about becoming a Student Member, click here

Image: Eileen Ugarkovic receives her RGD certificate at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto during Future By Design: Creative Collaboration on February 4.