2024 AIGA LA Board of Directors Slate Ratification

AIGA LA is pleased to recommend for your consideration the following slate of candidates for the 2024–2026 Board of Directors. If elected, each nominee will serve a two-year term. Only current members of AIGA Los Angeles are permitted to vote, and your membership number will be required. 10% of the membership as a whole will determine the vote. Please see below for your list of incoming candidates for the AIGA Los Angeles Board.


Voting was closed at 11:59 PM on Sunday, 6/09/2024

If you need help with casting your vote, please contact us at nominations@aigala.org.



Alexis CabanAlexis Caban

Alexis Elisa Cabán is a proud New Yorker living in LA. She is currently a Senior Art Director at OUTFRONT Media, a leading media company that specializes in out-of-home (OOH) advertising. Alexis has more than 15 years of experience in design and proudly brings her culture and perspective to her work at both large and small companies. Alexis currently leads the development of standout, award-winning campaigns for local and national clients in different industries. She’s also a co-founder of UnidosFRONT, a Hispanic employee resource group that aims to elevate the voices of OUTFRONT’s Hispanic employees and allies.

Alexis holds a BFA in Graphic Design and Advertising from the School of Visual Arts and a UX Design Immersive Bootcamp certificate from General Assembly. She is passionate about typography, illustration, branding systems, research, and UX design. She also runs her own freelance design business, where she creates one-of-a-kind branding systems, websites, marketing materials and more, for a variety of clients. She is fluent in Spanish and has won multiple awards for her creative work, including an Addy for the Greater San Francisco Ad Club, OBIE and Think LA.

Prior to working at OUTFRONT, she spent over 6 years as an Art Director for the Branded Entertainment team at Macy’s where she art directed award winning creative campaigns for Macy’s national, annual & special events.
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Michelle LeClercMichelle Leclerc

Michelle Leclerc is a Chilean-American graphic designer, illustrator, data visualist, and educator whose work focuses on social justice and representation. Michelle’s design company Leclerc advocates that agencies create work that is reflective of the communities they serve. This means designing for an audience that is diverse in identity, gender, race, ethnicity, and ability. She also serves as Creative Director at Sawyer Agency, a full-service studio that designs visuals that are aesthetically pleasing, effective and impactful.

Social equity, inclusion, and activism are major aspects of Michelle’s work. She has developed design and data visualization for activist organizations like Yale’s Justice Collaboratory, Be a Hero, and Freedom Reads. In 2016, Michelle led the data visualization and design of Campaign Zero’s Police Union Contracts report. The organization’s data-based approach to activism is the subject of a new documentary, Making of an Activist on Hulu and Disney +. In 2017, she created the data visualization for Elizabeth Warren’s book, This Fight is Our Fight. In 2019, on behalf of Campaign Zero, she led the data visualization for the first police scorecard in the US, which sought to identify urgent issues surrounding police accountability and propose best-practice solutions. In 2022, her work was recognized by Latinas in Tech in partnership with Korbel California Champagne, who named her one of 30 Luminarias in the STEM fields.

Now, Michelle passes on her passion for statistical narratives to future generations through her instruction in infographic design at Tyler School of Art in Temple University and her substack, Statistic it to ’em!
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By AIGA Los Angeles
Published May 23, 2024
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