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.

2016 Board Members

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

USA
Max Klau
ILA Fundraising Committee Chair
Chief Program Officer
New Politics Leadership Academy
USA
Aldo Boitano
Executive Director
Executive Development
Chile
Susan Elaine Murphy
ILA Membership Committee Chair
Prof. and Chair of Leadership Development, Organisational Studies, University of Edinburgh Business School
U.K.
Ira Chaleff
President
Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates
USA
Laura Osteen
Director
Center for Leadership and Social Change, Florida State University
USA
Cynthia Cherrey (Ex-Officio)
ILA President & CEO
USA
Andrew Simon
Executive Director
Yellow Edge Pty. Ltd.
Australia
Sean Creighton
President
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE)
USA
Roger H. Sublett
ILA Secretary
President
Union Institute and University
USA
Cheryl Getz
ILA Board Development Committee Chair
Assoc. Prof.
Dept. of Leadership Studies,
University of San Diego
USA
Katherine Tyler Scott
ILA Board Chair
Managing Partner
Ki ThoughtBridge
USA
Mike Hardy
Founding Director
Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations, Coventry University
U.K.
Arthur Schwartz
Prof. of Leadership Studies & Founding Director
Oskin Leadership Institute, Widener University
USA
Mansour Javidan
ILA Vice Chair
Garvin Distinguished Prof. & Director
Najafi Global Mindset Institute,
Thunderbird School of Global Management
USA
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
Rens van Loon
Director, Human Capital - Organisation, Change & Leadership, Deloitte Consulting;
Prof. of Dialogical Leadership
Tilburg University
Netherlands

Emeriti Board Members

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

Georgia Sorenson
Moller By Fellow, Leadership Scholar
Churchill College, University of Cambridge
U.K.

Global Conference Chairs

Michael Brandenburg (Ex-Officio)
ILA 2015 Global Conference Chair
Director, Coaching Services, Executive Education; Director, International Business Development, IESE Business School, University of Navarra
Spain
Janet Rechtman (Ex-Officio)
ILA 2016 Global Conference Chair
Senior Fellow
J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, University of Georgia

USA