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ILEA International Nominations

NOW OPEN – Call for Nominations!


Are you motivated, goal-oriented and experienced? A true visionary who works well in a team setting and is great at rolling-up your sleeves to get the job done? We need you to help lead ILEA. Are we describing someone you know? Refer them to a volunteer leadership position.


The Call for Nominations for open positions on the ILEA Board of Governors and Regional Vice Presidents is streamlined into one application period. Apply today for all positions that you are interested in for 2024-2025 volunteer leadership!


Nomination submissions are now being accepted through Friday, April 5, 2024.

ILEA International Leadership Positions for 2024-2025

The ILEA Nominations Committee is seeking candidates to serve on the International Board of Governors or as Regional Vice Presidents for the following positions:

International Director
up to three (3) open positions

  • Term of office: three (3) years

  • Eligibility requirements: ILEA member of good standing 

International Officer
two (2) open positions

  • Open positions: Secretary/Treasurer and President-Elect

  • Term of office: one (1) year

  • Eligibility Requirements: Ideal candidates are present or past member of the Board of Governors. Open to all ILEA members of good standing. 

Regional Vice President 
one (1) open position

  • Open positions: US Midwest

  • Term of office: one (1) year with an option for a second-year term

  • Eligibility Requirements: Ideal candidates are those who have served as a Chapter President. Open to all ILEA members of good standing.

  • Current RVPs who have served their first year and confirmed acceptance of the second-year term will be included on the election slate when presented to ILEA members.

Are you interested in serving in an
ILEA Leadership position?

The International Nominations process is led by the International Nominating Committee. The goal of this committee is to make the nomination process for ILEA International leadership positions transparent and to increase the diversity of the number of qualified applicants for the board. The candidates for the International Board of Governors, Officers of the Board, and Regional Vice President are slated by the International Nominating Committee and approved by ILEA members.


What Are the Expectations of a Director on the International Board of Governors?

  • Support the mission of the organization.

  • Share your areas of expertise with the board and staff

  • Be an advocate for the organization; promote it in ways appropriate to your profession and contacts

  • Maintain your membership, and in addition to membership, make a meaningful financial contribution appropriate to your circumstances

  • Fulfill the duties of care, obedience and loyalty to the organization. Active participation in Board meetings, reviewing financial reports and exercising fiduciary oversight, and participate in regular assessment to improve overall board performance.

  • Cultivate relationships to support the organization, such as sponsorships, advertisers, members, speakers, etc.

  • Participate in strategic planning activities and regular reviews of the organization’s programs and services.

  • Serve on at least one committee or task force each year.

  • Assist in identification and development of new leadership in conjunction with the board development committee

  • Participate in the organization’s conferences and meetings.

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