Ms. Leslie Fawaz, AIA, CSI is responsible for all design related activities of the Center. She is a liaison between intern architects, project coordinators, and volunteer professionals and provides valuable mentoring to interns who are about to enter the professional world. Fawaz brings a wealth of experience from the design and construction profession. Fawaz received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee and has been a licensed architect since 2001. She is a member of Construction Specifications Institute Knoxville Chapter, and is a Certified Charrette Planner by the National Charrette Institute. Fawaz has been at the Community Design Center since October 2008.