Complaint procedures and disciplinary actions against Certified Interior Designers are set forth in the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC) Administrative Rules and Regulations.




CCIDC has received complaints against the following designers and the CCIDC Board of Directors has followed the appropriate course of review in accordance with the CCIDC Bylaws and Administrative Rules and Regulations. 

Richard Kaleh
Certification #1923
West Hollywood, CA
Complaint Date: March 10, 2013
Disposition Date: May 1, 2013

Status: Certification Permanently Revoked

Sheila Hupp 
Certification #5983 
Lake Forest, CA 
Complaint Date: August 11, 2010 
Disposition Date: May 14, 2011 

Status: Certification Permanently Revoked

Stephen M. Sharp
Certification #2940
El Segundo, CA
Complaint Date: March 8, 2005
Disposition Date: June 11, 2008

Status: Certification Permanently Revoked 

Dennie Fidler 
Certification #1414 
Westlake Village, Oxnard, CA and Las Vegas, NV. 
Complaint Date: November 06, 2005
Complaint Date: November 25, 2005 
Complaint Date: July 16, 2012 
Disposition Date: December 11, 2006 

Status: *Certification Expired with Action Pending

Bruce Wesley Garrick, A.K.A. Bruce Grisinger
Certification #5871
La Quinta and Beverly Hills, CA
Complaint Date: June 25, 2002
Disposition Date: December 23, 2004

Status: *Certification Expired with Action Pending

Donna J. Johnson
Certification #1173
Carlsbad Newport Beach and Palm Desert, CA
Complaint Date: February 2, 1998
Disposition Date: September 11, 1999

Status: Certification Permanently Revoked


* Certification Expired with Action Pending means the designer in question has allowed, or voluntarily chosen, to let their “Certified Interior Designer” status in California “Expire” and should they ever choose to reactivate their Certification agree to hear the complaint filed against them through the CCIDC Board of Directors.

Every effort is made to ensure that the following information is correct. Before making any decision based upon this information, please contact CCIDC to obtain further information.