Call for Nominations


Nominate members for the following positions:

Chair-Elect, 1 position available, 1 year term
Secretary-Treasurer, 1 Position Available, 1 year term
Director,  3 positions available, 2 year term

New directors and officers will assume office on the first day immediately following the 2021 IASA XchangeTM.

Self-nominations are permitted.

The Nomination Deadline Has Closed

Qualifications and Commitments 


  • Nominees must be a Full member of the IASA for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years
  • For an officer position, nominees must be a Full member who has previously served on the IASA Board of Directors
  • Nominees must have significant leadership experience within the industry or related organizations
  • Nominees must have:
    • An 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 term of service for Officers; Two year term of service for Directors
  • Attendance at twelve (12) official board meetings that take place each year
    • June in conjunction with the IASA XchangeTM conference
    • Monthly Zoom meetings
  • Officers must participate in scheduled Executive Committee Zoom meetings (monthly)
  • New Directors must participate in the Board orientation meeting prior to the start of the IASA XchangeTM 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.

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2021 Chair-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, and Board Nominations Timeline

IASA has established the following timeline for the nomination process. Dates listed below are for the 2021 Calendar year.

  • April 12 – Call for Nominations is provided to the membership with a deadline for submissions of close of business, May 14.
  • May 17 – May 28 – 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. Individuals that do not meet the criteria are provided a response explaining the reasons for ineligibility. The list of all candidates that have been excluded will be provided to the nominating committee with reasoning.
  • June 4 – Deadline for nominees to submit applications and supporting information including candidate position
  • June 9 – Candidate packets sent to Nominating Committee
  • June 14 – June 25 – Zoom interviews are conducted with qualified candidates by members of the IASA Nominating Committee
  • June 28 – July 2 – 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
    Board Chair and Directors and reports to the current Board Chair and CEO no later than July 6.
  • July 12 – Ballot is opened to membership for vote of proposed candidates.
  • August 20 – Membership vote for Board Chair and Directors closes.
  • August 31 – Votes are verified by office staff.
  • September 1 – Elected Chair-Elect Directors are notified by Board Chair and CEO.