2014-2015 Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors
The AIGA Upstate New York Chapter is currently seeking nominations for open board positions.  Help shape the future of our chapter by nominating yourself or another community leader. We are seeking dedicated design professionals with a passion for advancing our craft and strengthening our creative community.

These positions are critical in ensuring the continued growth and stability of our chapter. It’s guiding principle is one of leaving the chapter stronger at the end of one’s term than it was in the beginning.

Fill out the form NOW.

There are two ways to be nominated for AIGA Upstate New York board positions:

Peer: Anyone who feels a particular individual will enhance the quality of leadership of the board may nominate that person.

Self: Anyone willing to participate and to fulfill the obligations of the open executive positions may self-nominate.

The nominee need not be a member at the time of nomination, but will be required to join AIGA if elected to a board position. For more infor­ma­tion about mem­ber­ship lev­els, visit aiga​.org/​b​e​l​ong.


Priority is given to those candidates whose interests and skill sets match currently available positions.  For more information regarding the open positions listed below, please reach out to: president@upstatenewyork.aiga.org and/or visit our board descriptions page.


Provides oversight for all financial related material for the Chapter.


The Secretary facilitates communications within the Board. He/She acts as a historian/archivist for the Chapter, records meeting minutes and oversees all Chapter documentation.

Membership Director

Oversees the growth of our Chapter’s membership. He/She is responsible for encouraging new memberships, as well as, helping with the needs of our existing membership

Education Director

Promotes and expands regional student and faculty participation in the design community, serving as a liaison between AIGA National, AIGA Upstate New York and Student Group Faculty Advisors.

Programs + Events Director

Works with all Board members to plan an annual calendar that reflects the Chapter’s activities. Develops and produces quality and profitable programming along with overseeing our current programs.

Program Coordinators

Currently launched chapter programs – CMYK, Creative Dialogues, SPARK, Portfolio Events, NYSoD needs an individual to oversee, set dates and coordinate with cities.

Communication Coordinators

Social and/or web savvy folks to maintain our social media and website presence. Includes upcoming events, community events, and inspiration.

Nominations will close promptly at 5pm Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
If you have any questions about any of the positions for the Board, please contact our Chapter President, Sarah Burns.

Not ready for a full board position?
Become a volunteer! Its an excellent way to show your support, network with your peers, improve your organizational skills and help make an impact in the community.
Published April 4, 2014
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