RGD welcomes 170 new Members including 13 new Certified RGDs

Welcome to those who have joined RGD since the end of February.


The following 13 senior designers have been accepted as Certified RGDs:

Chase Carson, Senior Designer at MCAP, Toronto

Alisha Giroux, Art Director at Greenmelon, Ottawa

Donna Graffi-Smith, Manager at Deloitte, Maple Ridge

Kyle Greenwood, Instructor at Toronto Film School

Jaimie Hallarn, Team Lead - Art Director at Fusion Design Group, Markham

Brenda Little, Senior Designer at Pivot Design Group, Toronto

Tomomi Lo, Art Director at Richard Robbins International, Markham

Helena Maaranen, Owner/Freelancer at Luova Creative, Toronto

Kyle Schruder, Associate, Visual Communication, at Bridgeable, Toronto

Iliana Sergeev, Design Associate at mackaywong, Toronto

Simone St. Aimee, Senior Graphic Designer at the CNIB, Toronto

Katie Wilhelm, Marketing & Design Specialist at London Economic Development Corporation

Nayla Yehia, Toronto

Congratulations to our new and returning Certified RGDs.

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RGD also welcomes 1 Team Member (formerly Corporate Member):

The Works Design Communications

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The following 21 new Provisional RGDs:

Samantha April, Toronto

Scarlette Aubrey, Anmore (BC)

Kara Bobechko, Holland Landing (ON)

Meaghan Chapin, Toronto

Vergil Chen, Markham

Caitlin Chu, London (ON)

Brittany Cruickshank, Kingston

Natasha D'Costa, Brampton

Beth Hudson, Burlington

Lauren Kerbel Kennedy, Toronto

Andra Mares, Toronto

Mariana Mastrococco, Windsor

Bomi Min, Toronto

Margaret Richardson, St. Marys (ON)

Jonnathan Rivas, Mississauga

Carlos Salguero, Toronto

Lara Stefanovich-Thomson, Toronto

Catherine Witherspoon, North Vancouver

Adriane Wu, Maple

Tianchen Zhang, Toronto

Yizhi Zhang, Toronto

Find out about becoming a Provisional RGD.

RGD also welcomes 20 new Affiliate Members from:

Abbotsford, Calgary, Milton, Pickering, Sherwood Park (AB), Toronto, Vancouver & Whitehorse

Find out about becoming an Affiliate Member.


RGD also welcomes 115 new Student Members from:

ACAD, Calgary

Algonquin College, Ottawa

Centennial College, Toronto

College of the North Atlantic, St. John's

Emily Carr University, Vancouver

Humber College, Toronto

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond

MacEwan University, Edmonton

Mount Royal University, Calgary

Niagara College, Welland

NSCAD University, Halifax

OCAD University, Toronto

Seneca College, Toronto

Sheridan College, Oakville

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford

Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver

York University, Toronto

Find out about becoming a Student RGD Member.