ILA's Board of Directors

ILA's Board of Directors is made up of Leadership scholars, educators, and leadership development professionals from around the world. In addition to up to 16 voting Directors, it currently includes three ex-officio conference chairs and three emeritus members. Please learn more about our illustrious Board by following the links below.

2017 Board Members

Janis Bragan BaldaJanis Bragan Balda
ILA Treasurer & ILA Finance Committee Chair
Assoc. Prof. of Sustainable Enterprise
Center for Sustainability & Global Change,
Unity College

USA
Rens van LoonRens van Loon
Director, Human Capital - Organisation, Change & Leadership, Deloitte Consulting;
Prof. of Dialogical Leadership
Tilburg University
Netherlands
Aldo BoitanoAldo Boitano
Executive Director
Executive Development
Chile
Max KlauMax Klau
ILA Secretary
Chief Program Officer
New Politics Leadership Academy
USA
Michael BrandenburgMichael Brandenburg  
Director, Coaching Services, Executive Education; Director, International Business Development, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
Spain
Susan Elaine MurphySusan Elaine Murphy
ILA Membership Committee Chair
Prof. and Chair of Leadership Development, Organisational Studies, University of Edinburgh Business School
U.K.
Ira ChaleffIra Chaleff
President
Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates
USA
Laura OsteenLaura Osteen
Director
Center for Leadership and Social Change, Florida State University
USA
Cynthia CherreyCynthia Cherrey (Ex-Officio)
ILA President & CEO
USA
Andrew SimonAndrew Simon
Executive Director
Yellow Edge Pty. Ltd.
Australia
Sean CreightonSean Creighton
President
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE)
USA
Katherine Tyler ScottKatherine Tyler Scott
ILA Board Chair
Managing Partner
Ki ThoughtBridge
USA
Cheryl GetzCheryl Getz
ILA Board Development Committee Chair
Assoc. Prof.
Dept. of Leadership Studies,
University of San Diego
USA
Arthur SchwartzArthur Schwartz
ILA Fundraising Committee Chair
Prof. of Leadership Studies & Founding Director
Oskin Leadership Institute, Widener University
USA
Mike HardyMike Hardy
Founding Director
Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations, Coventry University
U.K.
Éliane UbalijoroÉliane Ubalijoro
Prof. of Practice,
Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University
, Canada;
Member, Presidential Advisory Council for Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Rwanda
Mansour JavidanMansour Javidan
ILA Vice Chair
Garvin Distinguished Prof. & Director
Najafi Global Mindset Institute,
Thunderbird School of Global Management
USA
 

Global Conference Chairs

Jorrit VolkersJorrit Volkers (Ex-Officio)
ILA 2017 Global Conference Chair
Dean of Deloitte University Europe,
The Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Craig DomeckCraig Domeck (Ex-Officio)
ILA 2018 Global Conference Chair
Dean MacArthur School of Leadership,
Associate Professor of Leadership

Emeriti Board Members

Jean Lipman-BlumenJean Lipman-Blumen
T. Bradshaw Prof. of Public Policy
The Peter F. Drucker & Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
USA
Larraine R. MatusakLarraine R. Matusak
Former Program Officer in Education and Leadership W.K. Kellogg Foundation
USA

Georgia Sorenson Georgia Sorenson
Leadership Scholar, Executive Education, Møller Centre
Churchill College, University of Cambridge
U.K.