• Executive Board Member


    Executive Board members participate in setting the strategic direction of the Society, staying consistent with the Society's mission and vision.


    • Review, evaluate and make objective decisions on proposals, focusing at the Society level rather than on a specific constituency
    • Analyze market data and trends for how they affect the Society
    • Review and determine goals
    • Identify and analyze new market opportunities
    • Review existing strategy and reset as needed
    • Review human capital strategy to ensure that volunteer, staff and technology resources are optimally allocated
    • Review and approve a budget that accurately reflects the expenses and revenues related to operational and strategic goals
    • Suggest new revenue opportunities and cost savings
    • Find a resolution for issues that arise from a Society entity or constituent
    • Review, modify and create policies to address changing dynamics in the Society

    Preferred Experience/Knowledge

    • Previous experience as a geographic, division, or department leader 
    • Understanding of ISA organizational structure and core business
    • Good understanding of ISA governing documents
    • Understanding of planning and budgeting processes


    • Any Member, Senior Member, Fellow, Life Member, Life Senior Member, Life Fellow Member, or Honorary Member
    • Exception is allowed for at-large appointments

    Time Requirements

    • Three-year commitment*
    • Teleconferences and reporting - approximately 1-2 hours per week
    • Face to Face Meetings
      • Annual Leadership Conference - 4 days
      • Strategic Leader Meeting - 3 days
      • Executive Summit - 3 days

    *At-large appointments are a one-year commitment

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