Eric Anderson
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IDSA National Education Council
Election as Education Representative also attains status as a council member. Specific responsibilities include: developing meetings, publications and other services for industrial design educators; promoting membership in IDSA among industrial design educators and students; promoting and developing IDSA student chapters and activities; recommending policies concerning matters of education within the Society; member of the planning committee for the national education conference; and liaison with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Term January 2003 – January 2005

IDSA Mid-East District Education Representative
A position elected by practitioners and educators who represent Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan, which are the three states in our district. In addition to the responsibilities outlined as a member of the education council, I am the co-chair of the annual district conference. I am solely responsible for coordinating with each of the 10 programs across the three states in our district to conduct individual student merit award programs and to have their winners represented at the annual district conference.
Term January 2003 – January 2005

Pearson Education - Career & Technology Publications
Reviewer of a book proposal “Creative Problem Solving in Design Professions.” November 2002

IDSA International Board of Directors - Member
Election as Chapter Chair also attains status as board member. My responsibilities included providing thoughts and insights that benefited international and local operations and members.
Term January 2000 - January 2002

IDSA Western Pennsylvania Chapter - Chapter Chairperson
Elected by local design practitioners to develop activities aimed at building the chapter, actively encouraging and mentoring young designers and students in their professional career development, and to foster increased public understanding of the services and values of the industrial design profession. The chapter services western Pennsylvania.
Term January 2000 - January 2002

Design Charette
The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum
Invited and served on a multidiscipline team of professionals and educators assembled to participate in an exhibit and charette program. This program served as inspiration to the museum’s designers and developers towards the museums expansion. April 2001

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Design Theory and Methodology Conference
Manuscript Reviewer “The Role of Shape in Communicating Designers’ Aesthetic Intents”
March 1999