Call for Nominations

Opens November 20, 2023 | Closes January 12, 2024

New officers and Advisory Board members will assume office on the first day immediately following the 2024 IASA Xchange™ conference.

Self-nominations are permitted. 

2024-2025 Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Member Nominations Timeline

IASA has established the following timeline for the nomination process. The dates listed below are for the 2023-2024 Calendar years.

November 27 IASA National sends the Nominating Committee the Governance Committee’s recommendations on strategy, board gaps and needs for the recruitment and selection of future Advisory Board candidates.
November 20 – January 12 (8 weeks) A call for Nominations is provided to the membership with a deadline for submissions of close of business, January 12.
Jan 15 – 26 Nominations are reviewed by IASA staff for eligibility. Individuals who meet the eligibility requirements are provided with an online link to the written application, reference form and the guide for nominees.
February 2 Deadline for nominees to submit applications and supporting information, including candidate position statements.
By February 9 Candidate packets sent to the Nominating Committee
Feb 12 – 16 The Nominating Committee meets to review the candidate vetting and evaluation process.
February 19 – March 1 (2 weeks) Zoom interviews are conducted with qualified candidates by the IASA Nominating Committee members.
Mar 4 – 8 (1 week) The Nominating Committee meets via teleconference to review candidate application materials, results of phone interviews and reference letters. After careful deliberation, the committee selects candidates for the Advisory Board Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and Advisory Board members and reports to the current Advisory Board Chair and Executive Director no later than March 18.
Mon, March 18 (6 weeks) The ballot is opened to the membership for the vote of proposed candidates.
Fri, April 26 Membership vote for Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Advisory Board members closes.
Mon, April 29 Votes are verified by office staff.
April 30 Elected Chair-Elect, Secretary Treasurer and Advisory Board members are notified by Advisory Board Chair and Executive Director.
  • To be a qualified candidate for any officer position, all nominees must be members of IASA and have served on the IASA Advisory Board. Candidates do not have to be current Advisory Board members but must have served on the Advisory 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 Advisory Board member position, all nominees must be members of IASA. No member may simultaneously hold any more than one (1) elective officer or Advisory Board member position.
  • Nominees for Member 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, Advisory 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 Advisory Board Members

  • If you agree to be considered as a nominee for an officer or Advisory Board position with IASA, you should be aware of the following criteria:
  • One year term of service for officers; Two year term of service for Members
  • Attendance at six (6) official board meetings that take place each year
  • June in conjunction with IASA XchangeTM
  • Monthly Zoom meetings
  • Officers must participate in scheduled Executive Committee conference calls (bi-monthly)
  • New Advisory Board members must participate in the Board orientation prior to the start of IASA XchangeTM