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Board of Governors

Board Members | Board Meetings | Board Meetings Minutes

The AILA Board of Governors is comprised of 4 segments: the elected National Officers, 21 elected at-large Directors who serve staggered 3-year terms, the Chairs of AILA's 36 chapters, a representative of the New Members Division appointed by the President, and all living Past Presidents..

Duties of the Board of Governors (Section 3, Article IV of AILA bylaws)
  • Determine the policies of the Association and carry on all the business thereof
  • Serves as the appellate body to hear charges brought against chapter members [duty not performed in recent memory]
  • Supervise the election of officers and directors; fill officer, director vacancies
Responsibilities of the Board of Governors (traditional)
  • Approve Annual Plan and Budget
  • Represent the members of AILA
  • Understand the issues facing AILA
  • Provide financial oversight
  • Construe the Bylaws and Association policies
  • Satisfy member needs
  • Set annual goals and monitor accomplishments
  • Provide leadership by example and explanation
     
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