Become a Volunteer for our Chapter

Have an interest in participating in West Michigan IIBA? Either join as a volunteer or register to be a candidate to be elected to our board, available positions and descriptions are posted below!

Please contact for more information on how to join! If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for a board position, please do so HERE.


  1. Provide leadership to the Board of Directors of the Chapter.
  2. Ensure the Board adheres to its Bylaws.
  3. Prepare the Board’s agenda with input from the Board members.
  4. Chair Board meetings and encourage Board members to participate in meetings and activities.
  5. Keep the Board’s activities focused on the organization’s mission.
  6. Evaluate the effectiveness of the Board’s decision-making process.
  7. Appoint committee chairperson(s).
  8. Assist Board members and committee chairpersons to the Board.
  9. Ensure there is a process to evaluate the effectiveness of Board members.
  10. Recognize Board members’ contributions to the Board’s work.
  11. Act as one of the signing officers for disbursements checks and other official documents.
  12. Promote the organization’s purpose in the community and to the media.
  13. Prepare a report for the Annual General Meeting.
  14. Ensure programs and services are implemented.
  15. Arrange location and logistics for Board meetings.
  16. Responsible for the overall strategic plan.
  17. Promote the ideals of the Chapter as well as IIBA Global in the media and community


  1. File the federal and state tax returns as required by law.
  2. Give regular reports to the Board on the financial state of the organization.
  3. Keep financial reports on file.
  4. Act as signing officer with the President for checks and other documents.
  5. Manage the accounting of the funds of the organization, its budget and expenditures.
  6. Keep full and accurate accounts of all organizational receipts and disbursements.
  7. Receive and bank all monies due to the organization.
  8. Disburse all monies as directed by the Board.
  9. File necessary financial reports, tax reports and audits.
  10. Ensure compliance with local and corporate fiduciary responsibilities.
  11. File annual financial statements with IIBA in accordance with affiliation agreements.

Vice President Communications & Marketing

  1. Prepare and advertise all Chapter events
  2. Prepare and manage communication to external parties - members, nonmembers, sponsors, speakers, and partners
  3. Maintain Chapter contacts and other IIBA organization contacts.
  4. Create and communicate yearly Newsletter to members
  5. Ensure that all communications, including the web site, are consistent with the desired brand positioning, messaging and have a common look and feel.
  6. Develop and/or facilitate the development of chapter communication guidelines, processes, and templates
  7. Market through social media all Chapter events, Chapter mission, workshops and other Chapter activities that will result in the growth of the Chapter.
  8. Promote the vision and mission of the Chapter.
  9. Develop and manage marketing strategies, tactics, and plans for the Chapter to elevate the awareness in the business community and support the execution of the organization's goals.
  10. Conduct periodic member surveys to assess the organization’s needs.


  1. Maintain copies of the organization’s Bylaws and the Board’s policy statements.
  2. Take official meeting minutes, including all motions and decisions of meetings.
  3. Record Board attendance and ensure there is quorum at meetings.
  4. Maintain copies of minutes of Board and committee meetings.
  5. Distribute copies of minutes promptly and sign Board minutes and corrections to attest to their
  6. accuracy.
  7. Conduct and maintain records of all Board correspondence.
  8. Sign official documents of the organization as required.