Member Interest Group (MIG) Chair-Elect Elections

On December 5, ILA members were sent a personal link to the MIG Chair Elect ballot via Survey Monkey. Please vote using that link before Sunday, December 17 at midnight EST. If the message is not in your Inbox, please check your Spam, Junk, and Clutter folders. If you still can’t find it, email membership@ila-net.org and include your best email address and we’ll send another ballot.


Chair-Elect Position Description

ILA Member Interest Group Chair-Elect
Year One of Service

Role Summary: The Member Interest Group (MIG) Chair-Elect works closely with the MIG Chair to provide leadership and execute all operations for the MIG. He/she is responsible for assisting with and implementing activities within the MIG as jointly agreed upon with the MIG Chair. The MIG chair-elect ensures the MIG's success by contributing to MIG projects, seeking to expand benefits delivered to members, promoting member engagement, and learning the ropes so they're ready to serve as MIG chair the following year.

Expected Commitment: The average time commitment varies according to the MIG's goals and projects, and the association's global conference cycle. While one can expect to spend approximately 2-4 hours per week the time required may be significantly higher for several weeks if, for example, the Chair-Elect is involved in reviewing proposals for the annual global conference. The MIG Chair-Elect is expected to attend the ILA's global conference. Please note that there is no financial assistance for travel or registration to/for the conference.

MIG Chair-Elect Eligibility Criteria

ILA Member Interest Group Chair
Year Two of Service

Role Summary: The role of Member Interest Group (MIG) Chair is the primary leadership role within the MIG. The Chair is responsible for providing leadership to the MIG's members, volunteer teams, and Chair-Elect and Past-Chair. The MIG Chair ensures success of the MIG's activities and provides continued benefits to its members through building and nurturing the MIG's infrastructure and initiating and executing projects that consistently follow and build upon the MIG's goals. The MIG Chair serves as the primary liaison with the ILA staff, Board, and other constituencies within the ILA.

Expected Commitment: The average time commitment varies according to the MIG's goals and projects, and the association's global conference cycle. While one can expect to spend approximately 3-6 hours per week the time required may be significantly higher for several weeks if, for example, the Chair is involved in reviewing proposals for the annual global conference. The MIG Chair is expected to attend the ILA's global conference. Please note that there is no financial assistance for travel or registration to/for the conference.

ILA Member Interest Group Past-Chair
Year Three of Service

Role Summary: The Member Interest Group (MIG) Immediate Past-Chair works to support the MIG Chair and Chair-Elect by providing institutional knowledge and ongoing mentoring based on their experience as MIG Chair and Chair-Elect.

Expected Commitment: The average time commitment varies according to the MIG's goals and projects, and the association's global conference cycle. While one can expect to spend approximately 1-3 hours per week the time required may be significantly higher for several weeks if, for example, the Immediate Past-Chair is involved in reviewing proposals for the annual global conference. The MIG Immediate Past-Chair is expected to attend the ILA's global conference. Please note that there is no financial assistance for travel or registration to/for the conference.

Interested? Please review the full role descriptions of the MIG Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past-Chair.