Student and Alumni Board Members
See the biographies below to learn more about the student and alumni interior design representatives on the Design Student and Alumni Board (DSAB).
BS Student, Interior Design
Class of 2018
Hometown: Plymouth, WI
I joined the Design Student Alumni Board to become more involved with the College of Design, as well as with my fellow interior design students and professionals in the field. I am very excited to network with students and professionals from across the college. I also look forward to help make the events that DSAB holds meaningful and helpful for the students.
Lucy T. Penfield
Master of Liberal Studies 2014, Design Thinking (U of MN interdisciplinary degree)
Design Principal, Lucy Interior Design
Passionate about interior design and all things visual, my involvement with DSAB is a perfect opportunity to continue the rich design dialogue with students and professionals. As a professional, I enjoy partnering with the College of Design internship and mentorship programs. The relationships with our students continue to be rewarding. Excited about the synergy between disciplines, I hope DSAB will practice design thinking to maintain and further enhance the College of Design as a leader in the 21st Century.
BS 1999, Interior Design
Workplace Knowledge Consultant—Central Region, Herman Miller
As a member of the DSAB, I look forward to giving back to the College of Design and connect with the students. I want to share my experience in International design and activity based working with the students to help prepare them for the changing global workplace. Change has become the new normal in most companies and designers need to be able to be creative with the challenges constant change brings.
More about DSAB
- About the Board
- Apply for Open Seats:
- Resources for DSAB members
- Join the University of Minnesota Alumni Association
- Become a Sponsor
Director of Alumni Relations