Following are open board positions for AIGA DFW. Contact Frances Yllana (President) with any questions.
The AIGA DFW Education Director, along with the Student Engagement Director and education committee, implements programs that assist emerging designers and students with their education and career development. Guided mentor relationships, networking opportunities at events, and an annual portfolio review are just a few of the opportunities provided. The AIGA DFW Education Director and Student Engagement Director are also liaisons with the chapter’s student groups, advocating their interests to the chapter and national organization.
The Treasurer provides oversight for all financial related material for the Chapter. He/She works closely with the President and the Events Team for any expense related items to ensure that each event has a budget and stays within that budget. Works closely with Sponsorship Director to provide input on revenue-generating strategies for our Chapter. Responsibilities include:
- Develop and manage Chapter budgets
- Maintain Chapter bookkeeping and complete the Chapter’s tax preparation
- Manage Chapter’s liability insurance
- Provide reimbursements for approved Chapter-related expenses
- Present a Financial report at each Board meeting
Interested? Email AIGA DFW and please be sure to put the Position Title in the subject line of your email, attach your current resume and submit a 250 word statement of why you would like to join the board and the unique qualities that would allow you to be successful in that position. After the board reviews your resume and statement, we will contact you to set up an in person interview with members of the board.
The efforts of the AIGA DFW board are critical in supporting the mission of AIGA, as well as defining and achieving the goals and initiatives of AIGA on a local level. AIGA DFW board members play an active role in every aspect of the organization’s success, from contributing ideas and developing relevant programming to serving as design advocates and engaging community participation.
Serving on the board of directors can deepen the benefits of your AIGA membership by increasing awareness of yourself and your company in the local design community, planning design events and initiatives, and gaining valuable contacts and resources. In addition to position-specific duties, all board members must maintain an active AIGA membership at or above the “Supporter” level throughout the term, act as a brand steward for our local chapter and national organization, attend chapter events as needed as well as monthly board meetings.