Shape the Future of AIGA Iowa!

Great leaders make great organizations. You can help determine the future of AIGA Iowa by nominating its leaders. Who do you think would be great? Who is already leading the Iowa design community in a positive direction? Could it be you? Now is the time to get those great leaders in an organization where they can have a greater impact.


Applicants must be an AIGA member in good standing at the Supporter level or higher, or must join the organization prior to becoming a board member.

Basic obligations include:

  • attending monthly board meetings

  • participating in events

  • fulfilling requirements as outlined in the position descriptions


Individual serve a two year term, July to June.

Time Commitment: Each position requires a different amount of commitment, on average we estimate roughly 10-15 hours a month.

Highlights of benefits include:

  • exposure to the design community

  • leadership training

  • skill development

  • the opportunity to impact your local design community


Priority is given to those candidates whose interests and skill sets match currently available positions. During your 2-year term, you may have the option to change positions, according to your interests and the needs of the board. Here are the descriptions for the following positions up for election:

  • President
    Directing and overseeing the chapter. Leading Board retreat and overall vision of the chapter.

  • Vice President
    Supports the president in directing and overseeing the chapter. Ideally, the vice-president will move into the president role at the end of the president’s term.

  • Treasurer
    Helps manage chapter finances and accounts. Budgeting for events and chapter requirements.

  • Strategy & Communications Director
    Responsible for all online communication: social media, e-newsletters, and more. Provides strategic insight to communication and events as necessary.

  • Programming Director
    Oversees chapter events and delegates event responsibilities; in event creation to execution.

  • Membership / Community Outreach Director
    Contact for current and new members. Connecting with designers in the area to discover needs and perspectives.

  • Sponsorship Director 
    Identifies potential sponsors or partners for events based on budget and sponsorship needs. Solicits monetary and in-kind donations for local chapter events. Provides potential sponsors with information on AIGA and the mutual benefits of sponsoring events.

  • Web Director 
    Gathers event information and builds webpages for chapter events, AIGA-related news and member spotlights. Builds online registration via etouches for chapter events. Maintains accuracy of information on the chapter website and works with National regarding updates.

  • Emerging Designer Director
    Reach underrepresented designers and further empower emerging designers, will address community’s needs in key areas e.g growth, leadership, entrepreneurship, and life skills  

Any design professional interested in participating in the chapter but unable to commit to a board position can join the Events Committee. Membership is not required to take part in the Events Committee. Please contact to get involved.

Interested in joining the board but think one of these positions isn’t quite right for you? Let us know! We are always interested in finding new and intriguing ways to grow our Board of Directors!


Board positions applications will run until May 31st.

Application link

When & Where
Tue, May 7, 2019 - Fri, May 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM CDT