2022 Call for Board Nominations

The nomination period has closed.

Our all-volunteer board of directors, comprised of local community members, designers and business professionals, is now accepting nominations through November 15th for our 2022-2024 slate. By participating, you are helping guide our activities and initiatives, and contributing to the shared vision of the Chapter. Submit a nomination today!

AIGA San Diego values diversity and inclusion in its many forms; diversity in industry, age, gender, race, experience, education, physical ability and more. While participants are not required to offer this information, we believe this to be a critical component in our growth.

Please fill out the nomination form to nominate yourself or your peers. Help us continue what AIGA San Diego started 35 years ago—making our unique, binational region a place where we all can thrive, together!

Nominations close on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at midnight.

Before getting started, please review the general duties provided by San Diego chapter leadership, below. In which areas do you see yourself getting involved? Where can you apply your expertise and experience? Where do you see yourself learning and growing?

  • Finance (Treasurer)
    The Treasurer provides oversight and management for all financial related material for the Chapter, to ensure that budgets and financial tracking is maintained across various efforts. Works with the CPA and bookkeeper on financial management and helps the executive team maintaining its financial goals.
  • Development (Corporate Partnerships + Sponsor Relations)
    Fosters long term relationships with outside organizations that can provide financial and in-kind support for Chapter programming and activities.
  • Communications (Content Development + Social Media + Email Marketing)
    These strategic roles are highly collaborative and are pivotal to the success of all programming efforts (print/digital). Responsible for our written and visual communication, ensuring that the voice of our chapter is professional and engaging. Includes the management of the Chapter’s social media accounts, website, helping keep our membership and community informed on Chapter activities.
  • Event Programming (Professional + Cross-border Relations  + Y Design Conference)
    Plans, supports, develops and produces quality and profitable programming; works closely with teams to produce successful programs; oversees and assists with planning events, track event budgets; and assists in securing speakers, sponsors and venues. 
  • Design for Good (Diversity + Equity + Inclusion + Women Lead)
    Optimizes programming content and advises team members on best practices that elevate awareness for a more inclusive community across all chapter initiatives.
  • Design Education (Early Career Development + Portfolio + UNITE) 
    Promotes and expands regional student and faculty participation in the design community, serving as a liaison between the Chapter and AIGA San Diego Student Chapters and Faculty Advisors.
  • Membership/Community Outreach (Membership Soirees + Community Connections) 
    Responsible for encouraging new memberships and supporting our existing membership. Directs membership campaigns, manages active and prospective membership volunteer lists. Connects with other organizations and coordinates special community events. 
  • Volunteer Roles (Committee Members + Support Teams + Contributors)
    We are always looking for qualified and passionate individuals to participate in chapter-wide initiatives. 

It’s a WIN-WIN!
There are a number of benefits to serving at the board level. Here are a few:

  • Making connections in the larger creative community and with other chapters across our region and the country
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Develop leadership, project management, or design experience
  • Learning new skills like event planning and public speaking
  • Discounted and complimentary access to AIGA events
  • Access to the local, regional and national design networks
  • Shaping the current state and future of the design industry
  • Paying it forward to emerging and future creative practitioners

Watch the video below to hear how AIGA has impacted others and get a sense of what it can do for you and the community we serve.

We thank you in advance for your interest in becoming a leader for AIGA San Diego.

By AIGA San Diego Tijuana
Published November 6, 2021