OBERLIN, OH -- The Natural Stone Institute is pleased to announce that Dacia Woodworth has joined the staff as Architect & Design Community liaison and Special Projects manager. Initially she will focus on expanding industry awareness of the association’s natural stone testing lab capabilities. Her primary role will be expanding outreach to architects and designers to promote the use of natural stone.
Dacia is a past board member who has served as an active volunteer with many Natural Stone Institute programs, including Women in Stone and the CEU program. She has worked in the natural stone industry since 2001 in a variety of roles including project management, sales and marketing, education and technical assistance.
Natural Stone Institute CEO Jim Hieb commented: “Dacia’s industry experience will be a tremendous addition to our team as we expand our outreach to architects and designers. Her firsthand knowledge of the natural stone industry makes her uniquely prepared to educate industry members about the testing lab and other association programs.” Dacia remarked: “I am
thrilled to be joining such a dynamic team and to be doing a job for which I am truly passionate.”