The responsibilities of a board of directors include:
AIGA’s governance policies are published on aiga.org. Directors are asked to review and sign individual statements of commitment each year, as a reminder of the financial and other responsibilities they have agreed to in serving a term on the board.As part of the IRS Form 990, AIGA must have each director review and sign a statement of ethical conduct and reveal any financial or other relationships with the organization or with other members of the board.Governance policies include items that reflect AIGA fiscal policies, budgets and financial controls; AIGA’s goals, objectives and programs; legal counsel; business policies and practices; conflict of interest policies and practices; IRS filings; and the organization’s insurance program, all of which contribute to the board’s ability to maintain accountability over the soundness and integrity of the organization.
AIGA’s board is elected by the entire professional membership
and plays a crucial role in determining the mission of AIGA.
Section: About AIGA -
AIGA is a not-for-profit educational institution incorporated in
the state of New York, under section 501.c.3 of the IRS code. The
constitution and bylaws of AIGA have been written to assure an
institution that is governed to honor the role of the board in
advancing the interests of the profession.
AIGA chapters fulfill AIGA’s mission at the local level, supporting members through organizing projects and events to educate, inform and connect designers.
Section: About AIGA
New York, NY—September 29, 2014. As the definition of
“design” continues to broaden, so too will the scope of AIGA’s biennial
design and business conference. Next month, leading
thinkers-practitioners-writers-educators will converge in New York City
at “Gain” to consider many facets of the design of business for the
New York—September 23, 2014. Next week, AIGA, the professional
association for design, opens “Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist”—a
vibrant and inspiring retrospective of a designer who pioneered New Wave
design while carving his own path from academia to corporate design,
experimental European commissions and AIDS activism in the East Village
art scene. This exhibition is organized and designed by AIGA Medalist
Chris Pullman and Laura Varrachi of LVCK Environmental Graphics with
support from Dan Friedman's brother Ken Friedman.
New York, NY—September 25, 2014. AIGA and Wacom announce the launch of “Rise & Shine,”
a new video series that goes behind the scenes of the diverse practices
of six up-and-coming communication designers. Viewers are invited to
travel across the United States with AIGA, the professional association
for design, and Wacom, the leading producer of intuitive design tools,
to visit a range of talented, emerging designers working today and find
out what fuels their creativity. The series offers a closer look at
everything from creative processes and big career breaks to the
techniques and technology they use to realize their visions.
NEW YORK—September 18, 2014. AIGA, Design Observer and Designers & Books today published results of the 2013 “50 Books/50 Covers” competition. A panel of jurors including Michael Bierut, partner at the New York design firm Pentagram; Jessica Helfand, founding editor of Design Observer; and Peter Mendelsund, associate art director of Alfred A. Knopf Books chose 50 outstanding books and 50 exceptional covers.
Karen Kornblum Berntsen
Member since 2002
Video: AIGA Medalist Richard Danne
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Vasco S. Morelli
AIGA San Francisco
William L. Miller
AIGA Los Angeles
Erica L. Winship
AIGA New York
Ivan M. Aguiar
Rachel A. Johnson
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