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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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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Secretary
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Director of Career Practice

The Director of Career Practice oversees Chapter programming efforts and initiatives that serve the Career Practice needs of membership segments in terms of their Career Stages (e.g. emerging, expert) and Career Specialties (e.g. in-house, solopreneur, UX/Digital). The Director will ensure that programs and initiatives generated for the benefit of these segments are developed in the Chapter’s best interests, are open to all members, are sustainably produced and within budget. Further, the Director will ensure that programs align with Chapter objectives by offering benefits including inspirational, educational, and networking opportunities to the membership.

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Director of Design Impact

The Director of Design Impact oversees Chapter programming, initiatives, and operations that serve to demonstrate, protect, or increase the impact of design as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force.

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Director of Legacy Programming
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Chair, Design for Good

To chair of Design for Good develops and nurtures relationships across a broad range of Minnesota's sectors in order to promote involvement of designers in social problem-solving. The person seeks partnerships and collaborations with other organizations (design, civic, nonprofit and for-profit) for the purpose of broadening impact and works with the Design for Good committee to empower members of the design community to become effective agents of change, to harness a collective commitment to improve social and economic conditions locally, and to enhance understanding of design thinking as a problem-solving tool in the larger community.

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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

Ashley Green
Ashley Green
Director of Membership
Ashley is the senior web designer at Gradient Positioning, and has been an active AIGA member since 2011.

Earning her B.A. in Graphic Design and graduating with honors from AIPX (Phoenix, AZ) in 2014, she’s demonstrated success in leadership from her nomination and induction into Alpha Beta Kappa in 2012, to her collaboration as a Co-chair for AIGA MN’s Portfolio 1-on-1 in 2018.

With a special interest in diversity and inclusion, she has a passion for bridging together all facets of the creative industry. Ashley has a strong belief in people-motivating people to make great things happen and she works diligently to promote improvement through change.

In her down time, she can be found backpacking through a Minnesota State Park, running on one of the Minneapolis regional trails, or ‘nerding-out’ over an episode of The X-Files.