You’re already a member of AIGA. You attend and participate in chapter events and programming. Now it’s time to consider the next step and volunteer in one of the largest and most influential volunteer design communities in the world. Volunteering for AIGA Minnesota gives back to the design community and supports your profession. It’s something you can feel good about. Our chapter’s leadership of committee chairs and board members come directly from our cadre of volunteers. Local employers consistently report that they respond favorably to seeing chapter volunteer service on a resume. To apply for one of the positions posted below, contact AIGA Minnesota’s Secretary. You will be asked to submit your resume and answer questions about your volunteer and leadership experience. AIGA membership is required to serve on the board. Become a member here.

Current Board Opportunities

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Chair, Lunch & Learn
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Business Committee Chair
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Chair of Portfolio 1-on-1® Committee
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Vice President

The Vice President is generally involved in all of AIGA Minnesota’s activities, although its major contributions are in strategy, programming, and operations. This position works to maintain the high quality of Chapter programs and to ensure programs are meeting the needs of members and using Chapter resources effectively. The Vice President also acts to support the President and the rest of the board in their functions.

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Treasurer

The Treasurer oversees the overall financial health of the Chapter and act as advisor to and liaison between Chapter board and Chapter financial resources and systems. Advise board in financial matters to ensure that Chapter programs and activities are fiscally viable; establish long-term financial goals for the Chapter; and ensure alignment of local financial goals with national AIGA initiatives as well as local Chapter purpose statement.

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Director of Development

The Director of Development sets the strategic framework for chapter development goals and opportunities and leads the development committee to meet those goals. Leads the Chapter’s efforts to identify, pursue, and secure sponsorship partners, and ensures that partnership agreements are being fulfilled.

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Director of Diversity and Inclusion
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Director of Technology

The purpose of the Director of Technology is to oversee and improve electronic communications, systems, and processes in support of AIGA Minnesota’s interactive, communication, and programming needs. This includes the chapter website, discrete websites for legacy events, and other technological services we regularly rely on as a chapter.

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Director of Membership

The Director of Membership ensures Chapter membership activities are aligned with AIGA national initiatives as well as local Chapter goals. The Director acts as advisor to and liaison between Chapter board and Chapter membership to ensure Chapter activities meet the needs of the membership. The Director develops membership growth strategies and oversees any Chapter activity measuring member satisfaction in collaboration with AIGA ambassadors.

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DIrector of Operations

The purpose of the Director of Operations is to assess AIGA Minnesota’s processes and policies and to guide the development of operational strategies that are in support of AIGA Minnesota’s mission, aligned with chapter goals, and in the best interest of its membership.

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Associate Director of Student Affairs

To act as liaison between the Chapter’s leadership and its current and potential student members; to provide a voice for the AIGA Minnesota Chapter to ensure student affairs are considered in Board strategic decisions while offering a deeper insight to AIGA and the design profession both locally and nationally. The AD of Student Affairs is a non-voting member of the board and reports directly to the Co–Directors of Education.

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Chair of Sustainable Design Committee

To lead the Sustainable Design Committee, which works to provide sustainable resources, ideas and practices to designers and the community, and strives to make AIGA Minnesota sustainable in its operations and events. To help maintain a resource of sustainable practices and materials, plan and promote events and programming, prepare communications to members through available chapter media, staying current with relative industry topics, and act as an advocate for sustainable practices with other AIGA Minnesota committees.

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Director of Legacy Programming

This position will oversee Chapter programming efforts that produce the Chapter’s legacy events. The Director will ensure that these events continue to be developed in the Chapter’s best interests, are produced within budget and contract terms, and are revenue-generating or revenue-neutral. Further, the Director will ensure that, commensurate with longstanding tradition, these events continue to align with Chapter objectives by offering benefits including educational and networking opportunities to the Chapter membership. The Director will not run or micromanage the events listed below. Rather, the Director will oversee the formation and smooth and continued operation of committees who, led by their respective committee Chairs, will actually produce the events. The Director will also oversee the Associate Director of Programming Opportunities.

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Associate Director, Archives

The role of the archivist is to be the guardian of the memories, materials and records that have shaped and continue to shape the identity of AIGA Minnesota. This includes collecting copies of all AIGA Minnesota communication materials for archiving and making appropriate information easily accessible to users such as board members and committee chairs.

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Committee Opportunities

Interested in helping out on one of our committees? Check out our Committees page to find opportunities, or you can contact [email protected].

Contact Leadership

Carissa MacLennan
Carissa MacLennan
Secretary