JOIN THE BOARD

From planning to promotion to guest check-in, everything is 100% by and for the love of design. And we’d love your help to make it happen. No previous experience necessary, only enthusiasm and a willingness to work hard to elevate design in Alaska.

Who joins the board?

  • Graphic designers
  • People who work with designers
  • People who love design

Why join the board?

  • Meet and work with other creatives
  • Experience you can add to your resume
  • Professional development
  • Free attendance to select events
  • Good karma!

Expectations

Board members are expected to:

  • attend monthly board meetings
  • submit status reports
  • help organize and attend events
  • contribute ideas for events that further our mission
  • perform duties specific to their board role

Eligibility

To be eligible to join the board, you must:

  • be an active member of AIGA Alaska at the supporting level or higher
  • must be good stewards of AIGA’s Standards of Professional Practice

Nominations

You can nominate a trusted peer or your trusted self. Tell us:

  1. Which position you are interested in or your peer would be great at
  2. What skills you or your peer has that are relative to the position
  3. Why you or your peer would like to be on the AIGA Alaska board of directors
  4. One thing you or your peer hope to learn from being on the board

Email nominations to monica@alaska.aiga.org. Deadline to apply is Monday, May 31 at 5 pm.

Open positions

Portfolio Review Chair

  • Work with the Education Director to plan and coordinate the Annual Portfolio Review

Design Competition Co-Chair

  • Work with the board a design competition committee to:
    • Plan and coordinate The BIG One call for entries, judging, and awards ceremony
    • Develop competition rules
    • Coordinate entries
    • Find, secure, and communicate with judges
    • Work with communications team to promote and market call for entries, judges, and the awards ceremony
    • Oversee event art, website, mailing, awards, etc

Social Media Chair

  • Work with the Communications Director to maintain and manage the Chapter’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Plan, write, and post to promote events
  • Share articles, resources, and relevant local events

Partner Chair

  • Work with the Sponsorship Director to:
    • Secure chapter and event sponsors/partners
    • Track and ensure sponsors/partners receive benefits per their sponsorship level
    • Coordinate AIGA presence at sponsor/partner events (such as the WCP Solutions Paper Show) as necessary

In-House Chair

  • Work with the board to develop social and educational events of interest to in-house designers

Board Member at-Large

  • Take on events and/or tasks in support of board goals or propose and coordinate your own