Not only that but the Council of Fashion Designers of America also collectively at a board meeting on Thursday, voted to extend her term as president throughout 2016.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers.
Their mission of the Council of Fashion Designers of America is: To strengthen the influence and success of American Designers in the global economy.
Speaking of the decision, CFDA CEO Steven Kolb, who was named president of the organization in 2006, told WWD of von Furstenberg, "The board's unanimous decision to ask Diane to stay on as president is a testament to the great growth the CFDA has had under her leadership. An additional two years will make it a decade of Diane with the time spent on strengthening the board and organizational development,"
During the meeting the board in addition added thirty other designers to CFDA.
The designers were as follows:
Tim Coppens; Carlos Campos; Jonathan Simkhai; Marc Alary; Paige Novick; Johnny Talbot of Talbot Runhof; Edun's Danielle Sherman; Veronica Beard's Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard; Liya Kebede ofLemlem; Kristy Caylor of Maiyet; Whit's Whitney Pozgay; Linda Balti ofAmour Vert; Arielle Shapiro of Ari Dein; Raan Parton and Shea Parton ofApolis; Ashley Pittman; Ben Burkman and Doug Burkman of Burkman Bros; Selima Design's Virginie Promeyrat; Clare Vivier; Barbara McReynolds andGai Gherardi of L.A. Eyeworks; Ernest Sabine of Ernest Alexander; Eva Fehren's Eva Zuckerman; Jussara Lee; Ulla Johnson; Ruthie Davis; Cynthia Sakai of Vita Fede and Sharon Khazzam.
Of the designers, Kolb told WWD "These designers are not just uniquely talented but they also represent, through their businesses, an important contribution to the American economy and job creation,"