Lucie   Gagné   is   an   award   winning   designer   with   broad   experience   in   interior   /   architectural   design and   project   management.      She   has   been   teaching   in   the   Interior   Design   program   at   Kwantlen Polytechnic   University   since   1998.      In   addition   to   teaching,   she   is   the   Coordinator   of   the   program, and   chairs   and   represents   the   department   on   several   committees.      She   has   been   involved   in   the establishment    of    international    partnerships    and    exchanges,    and    has    conducted    field    study educational travel in Canada, USA, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Turkey. Prior   to   teaching,   Ms.   Gagné   was   a   principal   at   the   firm   Carlyle   Design   Associates   in   Ottawa, Canada,   where   she   had   senior   responsibility   for   projects,   including   planning,   design   concept,   detail development   and   close   collaboration   with   client   representatives.   The   firm   worked   primarily   on Institutional   Projects   (Health   Care,   Government   and   Education),   in   Canada   and   the   United   States. Before   joining   Carlyle   Design,   she   was   a   member   of   the   design   team   for   the   new   National   Gallery   of Canada   in   Ottawa.      She   participated   in   planning,   design   and   installation,   and   provided   liaison between   the   Gallery   and   government   agencies,   project   consultants,   and   the   architect.      Before working    with    the    National    Gallery,    Ms.    Gagné    worked    on    interior    and    architectural    design    of residential housing for several firms. Ms.   Gagné   holds   a   Doctorate   in   Education   from   Simon   Fraser   University,   a   Bachelor   of   Applied   Design   in   Interior   Design   from Kwantlen   Polytechnic   University,   and   a   Bachelor   of   Arts   with   a   combined   major   in   Art   History   and   Architecture   from   Carleton University.  She is fluent in both spoken and written English and French. Her   research   interests   focus   on   gaining   a   deeper   understanding   of   learning   environments   and   their   impact   on   outcomes,   and   the various   ways   context   shapes   adult   learning   and   global   competency.      She   is   particularly   interested   in   the   spontaneous   collision   of ideas   that   can   result   when   people   from   differing   backgrounds   and   experiences   collaborate;   and   in   the   integration   of   diverse   and global approaches in making informed connections across disciplines and international boundaries. 
Lucie  Gagne
Professional memberships and service: Standards Committee of the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)  - current Educational Member liaison, International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers (IFI) – since 2010 Director and founding president, The Alliance of Canadian Educators in Interior Design (ACEID) – 2008-10 Member of the Interior Design Institute of BC (IDIBC) –  since 2005 Member of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) faculty liaison –  2000 - 02 & 2007-08, current Served on the Interior Design Experience Program Taskforce (IDEP), National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) – 2002 Member of Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) –  1997-1998 Served on the Executive Board of Construction Specifications Canada (CSC), Ottawa Chapter –1997 Represented the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) on the Council of Delegates to the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) –  1993-1995 Served as Director of Exams and Jury on the Board of Directors of the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) –  1994 and 1995 Served as Director of Professional Development on the Board of Directors of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) Eastern Ontario Chapter – 1992-1993 Professional member of Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) since 1991 Professional member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) –  1991-1998 Certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ)  –   October 1990