I.D.E.A Chair (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access)

Position Title: I.D.E.A Chair (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access)

FKA Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Membership

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs Committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Develops programs that respond to the needs of Chapter members in promoting diverse populations with their organizations
  • Works with the Membership Committee to promote diversity in Chapter membership
  • Creates/Updates I.D.E.A. plan for the Chapter on an annual basis
  • With Chapter Administrator, ensures the Chapter achieves AFP Global Friends of Diversity designation
  • Works with Education Committee and Affinity Groups & Peer Cohorts Chair to assure support for I.D.E.A. activities
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor