Interior designer and educator Natalia Trepchina-Worden has been elected to lead the 500-member San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers as president for the 2015-16 term.
The owner of N.T. Worden Design practice, which specializes in residential design, Trepchina-Worden also has been teaching interior design at San Diego State University since 2002.
Her educational background includes a master's degree in architecture from the Ural Architectural Academy in Russia. She also has a master's degree in art with emphasis in interior design from SDSU. Influenced by a European upbringing, her designs are a distinctive blend of cultural influences, global trends and contemporary lifestyle.
Trepchina-Worden has been involved with ASID since college in many capacities, including co-chair of the ASID Kitchen Tour and six years as faculty adviser to the ASID Student Chapter at SDSU. Trepchina-Worden is also a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and the Interior Design Educators Council.
The 2015-16 ASID board of directors also includes Lena Brion, president-elect; Amy Ramirez, financial director; Kate Lindberg, director of professional development and programs; Gerald Bouvia III, at large director; Faye Fentin, director of membership; Jill Winninger, director of communications; and Nataly Ozuna, student representative to the board.