IxDA Announces Call for Applications for Open Board Director Positions
21 Oct 2008 - 1:40am
5 years ago
How far we've come in five years! The Interaction Design Association
is a global community, growing at an amazing pace and reflecting the
increasing importance and impact of Interaction Designers on the world
around us. Are you ready to step forward and contribute your energy
and passion to help guide and shape our exciting future? Well here's
The invitation is now open for those inspired, creative, and active
leaders in our community to apply for one of the three open positions
on our Board of Directors. As our community and organization grows,
so do our many challenges and needs. So, to meet that head on, we're
seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent organizational
skills, leadership vision, and who are resourceful and willing to roll
up their sleeves and work to advance IxDA's mission.
Applications will be open for the next two weeks, ending at Midnight
Monday, November 3, 2008 (11:59:59 PST).
IxDA Board Directors are responsible for providing leadership in key
roles important to ensuring the strength of our organization and
network. Board roles include executive, financial, local group
liaison, educational, communication, and conference responsibilities.
Board Directors must be willing to devote an average of four hours per
week, involving communication and coordination with fellow Directors
and the community toward our goals and associated initiatives.
New directors filling these open positions will serve a term from
January 2009 to February 2011, which includes a one-month long overlap
with retiring Directors.
We're confident that effective leaders will emerge from our vibrant
community! If you feel you've got what it takes to work with others
to help guide IxDA toward bigger and greater goals, we invite you to
apply by completing this application questionnaire:
Founded in 2003, the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is a member-
supported organization committed to serving the needs of the
international interaction design community. With the help of thousands
of members worldwide, we provide a forum for the discussion of
interaction design issues.
IxDA's mission includes evangelism of our field, innovation in our
discipline, professionalism in our standards of practice, support for
interaction design education in academic programs, and community
building for our growing global community of interaction design