The objective of the Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee is to promote an environment of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity within NEWH, Inc. and NEWH Chapters/Regional Groups by focusing on programs that provide scholarships, networking opportunities, education, and recognition of the work and achievements of our members.

NEWH Equity/Inclusion/Diversity Team


Lanée Burns Lanée Burns
Vice President/Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
Lanée S. Burns & Associates

Valerie Coleman
Director/Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
Marriott International, Inc.
Senior Interior Design Manager






Tripp Barrett

Beth Bierly-Goodworth

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Megan Brennan
New England
Shaw Contract Hospitality
Rosalie Capiral-Little
IHG Hotels Group

Jessica Casiano
Washington DC Metro
Marriott International, Inc.

Linnae Eastwood
Las Vegas
Steelman Partners LLC

Linda Hinojosa
Orange County Regional
Formica Corporation

Leonardo Luciano
P/Kaufmann Contract

Mina (Napaporn) Noimuang
Los Angeles Founding
MDC Interior Solutions

Elena Oglesby
South Florida
Erica Shamrock Textiles

Lorna Meva Raza
Wells International

Traci Reed
Premier Design Studio
Alicia Sheber
United Kingdom
Read Thread

Ashley Skrabut
Mid-South Region
Hilton Hotels Corporation

Laura N. Sosa
Laso Design LLC

Candice Spicer

Rocky Mountain
shift design studio, llc

Lissette Wispe
New York
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts