Come help shape the creative community of Austin!
Great leaders make great organizations. You can help determine the future of AIGA Austin by nominating its leaders. Who do you think would be great? Who is already leading the Austin 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.
Do you know an individual that could help enhance the board’s leadership potential? Or do you yourself feel as if you could help improve AIGA Austin? Self or peer nominations are welcome for all living within Austin/Central Texas Region. Nominees need not be an AIGA member at time of nomination but would be required to hold the minimum membership status before becoming a board member.
Nominees must be an AIGA member in good standing at the Contributor level or higher, or must join the organization prior to becoming a board member.
- Attending monthly board meetings
- Participating in events
- Fulfilling requirements as outlined in the position descriptions
Individuals serve a two year term as a director or one year as a chair, June-May.
Each position requires a different amount of commitment, on average we estimate roughly 10-15 hours a month.
- Exposure to the design community
- Leadership training
- Skill development
- Opportunity to impact your local design community
Nominations will close 6:00 PM June 26th. At that time the board will review all submitted nominations for open positions. The sitting board will vote on submitted nominees to serve the next term at the next full board meeting (TBA).
Priority is given to those candidates whose interests and skill sets match currently available positions. During your 2-year or 1-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 open for nominations:
The Development Director fosters a relationship of mutual benefit between between AIGA Austin and representatives from allied fields who service the design community. This usually occurs in the form of cash or in-kind sponsorship for Chapter events. He/she will work closely with the Programming Director in establishing a calendar and identifying potential sponsors for Chapter events and activities. The Development Director works closely with a development committee to accomplish development goals.
The purpose of the Email Chair is to provide event and general Chapter information to the design community, AIGA members, potential sponsors and the local community through email.
The Social Media Chair is responsible for posting and updating all social media on (and for the Chapter. They will work with the board to post any communications regarding events, lectures, updates, and more in a timely manner. They will also be responsible, along with the Communications Director and Executive Board, to respond to any feedback received on these channels.
Any creative 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 us 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!
READY TO NOMINATE?
Nominations will close June 26th.
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