Volunteer with IASA: National Committees

National Committee Participation

IASA’s national committees provide members who have more time and flexibility with the opportunity for a longer-term engagement. Members may apply for appointment to a national committee at any time and the initial terms are one-year with the option to apply for re-appointment at the end of the term.   

To learn about opportunities on national committees, please see below.

To apply for a position on a national committee at any point during the year, please apply here 

IASA Membership is required for committee service. To confirm your membership, please contact staff . To join IASA, please visit here.   

IASA National Committees include:

The Insurance Accounting and Finance Program Subcommittee (further referenced as A&F Program Committee) is responsible for defining, soliciting, and identifying the A&F Program track content for all non-C-Suite educational offerings including but not limited to IASA Xchange, IASA Xchange lite events, and webinars. It also supports the development of other non-conference educational events for the association. The A&F Program Committee is a subcommittee of the Program Planning Committee.

The IASA Awards Committee will recognize and promote excellence and role models who continue to inspire current and future generations to contribute to the growth and health of our organizations and the industry. The Awards Committee will determine qualifications for various awards, solicit, and select a qualified slate of award recipients annually and present them to the Board for ratification. Do not miss this opportunity to help IASA recognize those who have done so much to support our industry.  

The Chapter Advisory Council is responsible for providing feedback and best practices to IASA National led chapter initiatives and strategies as directed by staff. In addition, it supports IASA National in communication and advocacy of chapter policies, training, and strategies with a focus on elevating the chapter model and IASA brand. Advisory council members must be active IASA Chapter Leaders. The Chapter Advisory Council is a standing Committee. 

The Curriculum Committee shall discuss and recommend proposals affecting the educational program of IASA, including but not limited to course proposals, program changes, addition and deletion of programs, and general policies with impact on instruction and learning. The Curriculum Committee is a standing committee. 

The DE&I Committee is responsible for cultivating and fostering a culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion within the insurance industry and the IASA’s leadership and membership. This includes the goals of accepting, respecting, and valuing differences of individuals of diverse race, color, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, nationality, age, and ability. The DE&I Committee promotes diversity goals and the inclusive vision of IASA, celebrates holidays and events for underrepresented cultures and backgrounds, and develops programs and best practices to bring about impactful and lasting change. The Women in Leadership (WiL) Sub-committee is under the auspices of the DE&I Committee. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is a standing committee.

The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Subcommittee will drive the development of ERM-focused educational content for IASA’s annual conference (IASA Xchange™), IASA Xchange™ lite events, and other educational offerings in support of the ERM professional segment.

The Executive Education Subcommittee is responsible for planning and executing   IASA’s OnPOINT, which is designed for industry senior executives and producing other standalone executive education events. The Executive Education Subcommittee is a standing committee. 

The Program Planning Committee (PPC) is responsible for defining, soliciting, and selecting the content for all non-C-Suite educational offerings including but not limited to IASA Xchange, IASA Xchange lite events, and webinars. This includes defining the tracks within all insurance subject matter areas. It also supports the development of other non-conference educational events for the Association. The PPC is a standing committee and is comprised of the directors of the Accounting & Finance, Enterprise Risk Management, Professional Development, and Technology Programs Subcommittees. 

The Professional Development Program Subcommittee is responsible for defining, soliciting, and identifying the professional development track content for all non-C-Suite educational offerings including but not limited to IASA Xchange, IASA Xchange lite events, and webinars. It also supports the development of other non-conference educational events for the Association. The Professional Development Program Subcommittee is a subcommittee of the Program Planning Committee.

The Technology Program Subcommittee is responsible for defining, soliciting, and identifying the content for all non-C-Suite educational offerings including but not limited to IASA Xchange, IASA Xchange lite events, and webinars. It also supports the development of other non-conference educational events for the Association. The Technology Program Subcommittee is a subcommittee of the Program Planning Committee

The Women in Leadership Subcommittee is responsible for leading internal and external efforts to promote leadership among women, both within IASA and in the insurance industry. This committee is a subcommittee of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee and aligns its engagement strategies accordingly, to ensure an intersectional approach to diversity efforts regarding the inclusion of issues of relevance to women. The director of this committee also serves as a member of the Program Planning Committee to advocate for the development of educational content to support women across the insurance industry. The Women in Leadership Subcommittee oversees activities for Women’s History Month which takes place annually in March.

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