IPTA 2018 Call for Nominations



IPTA Council Position Descriptions*


Council members represent the membership at large. Council members are expected to participate in meetings of the Council and assist in governing the association. The Council as a whole shall have general power to manage and control the affairs and property of the Corporation, shall have full power to adopt rules and regulations governing the action of the Council and shall have full and complete authority with respect to the distribution and payment of the moneys received by the Corporation from time to time.

*Professional staff assists all Council Officers and Councilors as directed by the Council.

Council Member Expectations

Officers are expected to partake on monthly Executive Committee calls and attend 1 - 2 in person Council meetings a year.

Councilors are expected to partake in email discussion and attend 1 in person Council meeting a year.

The Council meeting is usually held during the Winter/Spring in the non-Congress year. During a Congress year, this meeting is held in the event location prior to the start of the Congress.

New Officers and Councilors of the Council are expected to attend an orientation/training session during the 2019 Congress.

The IPTA Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for open Councilor and Officer positions beginning in May 2019.

All applications will be reviewed by the IPTA Nominations Committee, who will present a final slate of candidate Officers and Councilors to the IPTA membership for the 2019 election.

The IPTA Nominations Committee welcomes nominations and applications from anyone who has been an IPTA member in good standing for at least 1 year. Service to IPTA on committees or special activities relevant to the society is an asset.

The deadline for online submission of applications is September 30th, 2018.

Application Procedure

Applications for open Officer and Councilor positions must be submitted using the online Call for Nominations Application. Completed applications must be submitted by September 30th, 2018.

You will need the following before proceeding to the application:

  • Previous work experience for the past five years including employer's name, city, state and dates of employment.
  • Two letters of support from two members in good standing of IPTA.
  • Curriculum Vitae

The letters and CV are to be uploaded with this application OR submitted via email no later than September 30th, 2018 to

Mary Anna Smith
IPTA Manager
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Applicants will be notified in November 2018 as to the status of their acceptance to the slate of Councilors and Officers for the 2019 election.

Click here for Call for Nominations Application