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The 2014 AIGA Nominating Committee has recommended a slate of five individuals for open seats on the national board of directors, for the term beginning July 1, 2014. Consistent with AIGA’s bylaws, the proposed slate is submitted to the voting membership for ratification. Members
at the Trustee, Design Leader and Sustaining level should vote via the
proxy ballot sent by email by 10:00 a.m. Eastern on April 11,
The nomination process is designed to identify, encourage and
enlist the active participation of dedicated professionals in the
service of AIGA at a leadership level. The procedures outlined
below assist the nominating committee in conducting a fair and
equitable evaluation, deliberation and recommendation process for
all nominated candidates.
The committee consists of AIGA members who are not on the board
to make sure member interests are represented in the new
nominations and that the national board is not self-perpetuating (a
weak point of many association boards). This process is an open,
inclusive one; anyone who completes the nomination form will be
The 2014 nominating committee:
The slate of nominees should include a minimum of 20 percent of
racial/ethnic minorities, in order to, over time, ensure that the
board reflects the population at large. Similarly, the slate should
show balance in terms of gender and geographical diversity.
For the board to fulfill its potential, it is valuable to have a
variety of skill, experience and interest levels represented.
Considering the roles and contributions of departing board members
and the current needs of the organization, it would be useful to
have board members who can each represent at least one of the
following attributes and preferably more than one:
There are two ways to be nominated for national AIGA board
Each nominee is expected to download and complete the same form
so that the nominating committee may consider the credentials of
all candidates individually, as well as comparatively. Read the
Board Roles and Responsibilities to better understand the
nomination process and the responsibilities of elected board
members. If you have questions about this form or the nomination
process, please contact the chairperson of this year's nominating
The nomination form is designed to help the nominee prepare and
present his or her qualifications in a consistent and orderly
manner. The application process is thorough to assure that the
committee has the same information on all candidates, recognizes
the work nominees have done at the chapter level and reveals the
level of commitment of the nominee
Download the 2014 Board nomination form (217 KB)Download the 2014 Board Roles and Responsibilities (89 KB)
Copies of the nomination form must be completed, signed and submitted
digitally by December 13, 2013 to Liv Eck, AIGA, 164 Fifth Avenue, New
York NY 10010.
Most of the board’s responsibilities are fairly traditional, but two specific obligations warrant notice:
Find out more about all the responsibilities of confirmed AIGA board members.
AIGA’s 15-member board is elected by the entire professional membership
and plays a crucial role in determining the mission of AIGA.
Section: About AIGA -
The board of directors is an elected body that holds the institution in trust for AIGA members past, present and future.
Five nominees for AIGA’s national board of directors have been selected by a nominating committee, based on recommendations from AIGA members, chapter leadership and design opinion leaders. Trustee, design leader and sustaining members should vote either for or against the proposed slate by 10:00 a.m. Eastern on April 11, 2014.
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
Each year, AIGA provides a report of
activities and accomplishments to members and stakeholders; the current
report is shown here in full.
NEW YORK—February 20, 2014. AIGA is celebrating its
centennial by awarding a special class of 24 design leaders with the
prestigious AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the design profession.
AIGA San Francisco
Member since 2012
Justen Renyer Design
AIGA New York
Jose Munoz Matos
Emma L. Tung
AIGA Los Angeles
Nicholas C. Scott
AIGA New York
Matt L. Rickard
Robert L. McGath
AIGA San Antonio
Tessa D. Amoroso
AIGA San Francisco
Danielle E. Hazekamp
AIGA New York
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