Call for Nominations

 Opens November 21, 2022 | Closes January 13, 2023

New officers and Directors will assume office on the first day immediately following the 2023 IASA Xchange™ conference.

Self-nominations are permitted. 

2022 – 2023 Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Director Nominations Timeline

IASA has established the following timeline for the nomination process. Dates listed below are for the 2022-2023 Calendar year.

Nov 21 – Jan 13 (8 weeks) Call for Nominations is provided to the membership with a deadline for submissions of close of business, Jan 13.
Feb 5 Deadline for nominees to submit applications and supporting information including candidate position statements.
Feb 20 – Mar 3 (2 weeks) Zoom interviews are conducted with qualified candidates by members of the IASA Nominating Committee.
Mar 6 – 10 (1 week) The Nominating Committee meets via teleconference to review candidates.
March 20 Candidates are notified of selection status.
Mon, Mar 27 (6 weeks) Ballot is opened to membership for vote of proposed candidates.
Fri, May 5 Membership vote for Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Board Directors closes.
May 9 – 10 Elected Chair-Elect, Secretary Treasurer and Board Directors are notified by Board Chair and CEO.
  • To be a qualified candidate for any officer position, all nominees must be members of IASA and have served on the IASA Board of Directors. Candidates do not have to be current Board members but must have served on the Board within the previous five years with the exception of the Secretary-Treasurer.
  • For the officer position of Secretary Treasurer, nominees must be a Full member of the IASA for a minimum of two (2) consecutive
  • To be a qualified candidate for any directorship position, all nominees must be members of IASA. No member may simultaneously hold any more than one (1) elective officer or directorship position.
  • Nominees for Director positions must be a Full member of the IASA for a minimum of two (2) consecutive
  • Nominees must have significant leadership experience within the industry or related organizations
  • Nominees must have:
    • A general understanding of the Bylaws, current Strategic Plan, Board and Operational Policies and the Board Code of Conduct
    • Commitment to the organization and its mission
    • Knowledge about the programs and goals of the organization
    • Capacity to focus that knowledge on decision making that benefits the organization as a whole
    • Ability and eagerness to operate with values, vision, and the long-term future of the organization
    • Ability to participate assertively in deliberation
    • Excellent communication skills with an appreciation for diversity

Commitments from Board Members:

  • If you agree to be considered as a nominee for an officer or Board position with IASA, you should be aware of the following criteria:
  • One year for each term of service for the officer positions of Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past Chair. These are progressive terms resulting in a 3-year commitment; the officer position of Secretary-Treasurer has a 1 year term.

Two-year term of service for Directors with possibility of second 2-year term

  • Attendance at six (6) official board meetings that take place each year
    • June in conjunction with the IASA Xchange™ conference
    • Bi-monthly Zoom meetings
  • Officers must participate in scheduled Executive Committee conference calls (bi-monthly)
  • New Directors must participate in the Board orientation meeting prior to the start of the IASA Xchange™ conference
  • Directors are assigned as a liaison to one of IASA’s committees with the expectation that they will participate in regular committee meetings and activity in addition to regular communication with the committee.