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“Leadership is not a right for some; it’s a responsibility for all.”
– Veronica Cochran, IAAP CEO


C U R R E N T    O P E N I N G S
Willingness to Serve:
This application is open July through July and is for any ad hoc volunteer opportunities. The Board of Directors will often commission a small, short-term group of individuals (called a working group) to do work in a specific area; those individuals are contacted from the Willingness to Serve list. Contact Courtney Teel with questions.


CAP Exam Panel:
Applications are open during the month of July for a two-year term beginning early August. You must hold an active CAP designation. Review newly written CAP exam questions and review each CAP exam before it is delivered. Contact Rachel Reynolds with questions. Worth 5 CAP recertification points.






Academy for Leadership Development:
Interested in developing your leadership skills before stepping into a leadership role? Take the first step to owning your value and discovering your leadership purpose, regardless of what your title or role is. Check out IAAP's Academy for Leadership Development








F U T U R E    O P E N I N G S
Board of Directors:
Applications open during the month of March; elections are held mid-June through July 1. Term is July – July for two years. Be a part of the governing body for the association; set strategy; oversee fiscal decisions, and mentor volunteer leadership. Contact Allyson Berberich with questions. Worth 5 CAP recertification points. '


Branch Director:
Applications are open during April; term is July (Summit)July (Summit) for one year. Lead the local branch of IAAP by coordinating networking events, education workshops, community engagement, and volunteer recruitment. Contact Kelli Nelson with questions. Worth 5 CAP recertification points.


Conference Education Committee:
Applications are open mid-August through mid-September with work occurring mid-September to end of October. Help plan the education offered at Summit, IAAP’s annual conference. Contact Nikki Unmack with questions. Worth 2 CAP recertification points.

Governance & Leadership Committee:
Applications open mid-July through mid-August. Work occurs September through May. Help review and create leadership criteria, as well as vet IAAP leadership position applications. Contact Allyson Berberich with questions. Worth 5 CAP recertification points.

Regional Director:
Applications are open during January; elections are held late February through mid-March. Term is July (Summit)July (Summit) for one year. Regional Directors recruit, mentor, and lead Branch Directors, ensuring brand alignment and fostering success in their role. Contact Kelli Nelson with questions. Worth 10 CAP recertification points.

Certification Administration Committee:
Applications open during March. Term is July – July for two years. Create and review policies that govern the Certified Administrative Professional certification program. Contact Rachel Reynolds with questions. Worth 5 CAP recertification points.

IAAP Foundation Opportunities:
If you are interested in volunteering your time and talent as a Foundation Ambassador or would like an opportunity to lead on the IAAP Foundation Board of Directors, contact Amy Hooley.

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