CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS
The AIGA Salt Lake City chapter is currently seeking nominations for open board positions effective June 1, 2016. We’re looking for dedicated individuals who feel that they are ready to give back to the growing Salt Lake City design community.

Serving on the board of AIGA is an exciting and challenging task. For many, it becomes one of the most gratifying experiences and provides tremendous opportunities for professional growth. Board members look back at this experience feeling satisfied that they were a part of a growing community that has helped build AIGA, not only by providing leadership on a chapter level, but also helping to shape the understanding and value of our profession.

Whether you have leadership experience, or the desire to take your involvement with AIGA to the next level, don’t be afraid to nominate!

We are also forming committees within the chapter as well as looking for volunteers, so, if you want to ease your way in to working with AIGA Salt Lake, this would be a great way to get to know how our leadership works. If you don’t see a position below, but you have another idea for how you can serve on our board, let us know!

POSITIONS SOON TO BE AVAILABLE
President

  • Provide chapter focus for all programs and initiatives
  • Stand as the public face of AIGA on a local level
  • Lead monthly board meetings
  • Facilitate growth and maintenance of chapter board
  • Attend monthly President calls with the National Office and other chapter presidents
  • Work with board members to set and track chapter/board position goals
  • Manage annual and event budgets with Treasurer
  • Attend annual National Leadership Retreat
  • Plan and execute annual leadership training/retreat for local chapter
  • Prepare Annual Report for continued affiliation with AIGA on a national level

Vice President of Programming

  • Communicate with President and other Vice Presidents to set programming annual direction
  • Work with president to determine long range chapter programming goals
  • Assume duties of President on as-needed basis
  • Be available to attend National Retreat
  • Share in running Board Meetings, and report updates on upcoming and past events
  • Lead and advise Programming Director(s)
  • Create event proposals, budgets and planning schedule (title, pitch, outline, budget, publicity, location, attendees, etc.)
  • Build a committee and delegate as needed
  • Coordinate the annual open board meeting for members
  • Works with Digital Communications Director and Communications Director to oversee schedules for social, web and print
  • Coordinate and execute larger scale events including but not limited to 100 Show, Design Week (in assistance to Design Week Director) etc.
  • Work with treasurer and programming director(s) to establish and maintain budgets for events

Vice President of Relationships

  • Work with President to secure and maintain sponsors
  • Foster relationships betweem AIGA Salt Lake City and representatives from allied fields
  • Work closely with Treasurer and President on annual and event budgets
  • Expand partnership opportunities
  • Maintain and update documents containing sponsorship benefits
  • Maintain database of sponsor contact information
  • Work with Treasurer and Chapter Administrator to deliver invoices and collect payments
  • Chapter Administrator

    • Assist President with general administration
    • Document and maintain minutes at monthly board meetings
    • Prepare and distribute internal board communication
    • Provide ongoing support for board members

    Treasurer

    • Ensures management of Chapter’s financial resources
    • Manages financial planning for group and submits monthly budget reports at board meetings
    • Keeps financial accounts in good standing by means of bookkeeping, managing checking accounts
    • Review financials and statements
    • Report financial status to national organization, IRS and State of Utah
    • Provide an annual report of income an expenses; file IRS Form 990
    • Create chapter affiliation reports
    • Keep accurate records of all transactions on monthly basis
    • Be aware of all financial deadlines
    • Manage and execute the reimbursement of chapter expenses
    • Pay invoices and collect payments.

    Relationship Director

    • Works with President and Relationship Vice President to secure and maintain sponsors.
    • Foster relationship of mutual benefit between AIGA Salt Lake City and representatives from allied fields
    • Work closely with Treasurer and President on annual and event budgets
    • Expand partnership opportunities
    • Facilitate and oversee donation requests
    • Maintain and update documents containing sponsorship benefits
    • Maintain database of sponsor contact information
    • Work with Treasurer and Chapter Administrator to deliver invoices and collect payments

    Education Director

    • Promote student membership within chapter
    • Facilitate growth and maintenance of student membership
    • Work with various faculty to foster student groups
    • Assist student groups and faculty advisors to develop their own programming
    • Direct education-focused programs including the annual Student Porfolio Review

    Communications Director

    • Generate marketing schedules for print and digital communications
    • Collaborate with board members to ensure communication consistency and regularity
    • Coordinate vendor relationship(s) relative to marketing
    • Monitor ongoing production schedules
    • Ensure that print communications conform to non-profit mailing specifications
    • Manage social media and email accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MailChimp)

    Programming Director

    • With Programming VP and President, build finalized program calendar
    • Maintain chapter goals and efforts created at board retreat
    • Work with President and Programming VP to contact potential speakers
    • Create event proposals, budgets and planning schedule (title, pitch, outline, budget, publicity, location, attendees, etc.)
    • Execute smaller events, and assist Programming VP in organizing larger events
    • Work with committee members
    • Prepare notes about specific events for Programming VP to report at mostly board meeting
    • Track budgets and submit reimbursements within 30 days after event

    Design Week Director

    • Oversee all programming and initiatives for the annual Design Week
    • Build and maintain a Design Week Committee
    • Facilitate relationships with other participating non-profit partners
    • Work with Treasurer and President to set budgets, plan events and promote Design Week
    • Work with VP of Programming to plan and execute AIGA-specific events including the Opening and Closing Parties

    Membership Director

    • Set goals for increasing and maintaining membership
    • Retain extensive knowledge of member benefits and rates in order to educate potential members
    • Work with other board members to drive membership through programs and initiatives
    • Understands and utilizes AIGA customer databases
    • Provide Membership status at board meetings
    • Run membership table at events and delegate as needed
    • Work with programming team to execute membership growth events, including annual Member’s Only event
    • Answer Member questions and concerns

    Various Committee Members

    Because of the collaborative nature of the AIGA Salt Lake board, additional board positions have been added to those listed above based on the personal passions of prospective board members. Past positions have included, Volunteer Director, Diversity/Inclusion Director, Chapter Historian, Sustainability Director, Public Relations Director. If you have additional interest in a position not listed above, please select the “Other” option below and make note in your nomination submission or get in touch with a board member to discuss details.