Become a Board Member

Did you know AIGA CT is 100% volunteer-powered? Our chapter’s success depends solely on the efforts of our many volunteers. It takes smart, dedicated, creative people like yourself to make everything we do possible.

While your volunteer efforts really do help the design community, they also help you build leadership skills, build your professional network, and it feels good to give back while belonging to a fun group!

Reach out to if you have any questions or feel free to fill out the form below.

Why Join?

There are a number of benefits to becoming a leader with AIGA Connecticut but here are a few to begin:

  • Helping to contribute to the community of Connecticut
  • Learning new skills like leadership training, social media, event planning, and public speaking
  • Complimentary registration to AIGA CT events and discounted national conferences and events
  • Access to the local, regional and national design network
  • Shaping the current state and future of design
  • Giving back to the design profession
  • Paying it forward to emerging and future creative practitioners

Position Requirements

  • Attendance of 1 Board meeting per month
  • The lead or participation in at least one event or initiative
  • Five hours per week
  • Consistent Slack conversations
  • Attendance in as many events as your can
  • Complimentary admission to events that you help coordinate or support

President / Co-President

The President oversees and guides the development of the Chapter, ensuring that Chapter activities are in alignment with the AIGA mission. They provide leadership for the Board of Directors and the membership at large. The president supervises the daily administration of the Chapter including financial and communications management and interface with the national office. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee board directors/chairs programming events to troubleshot issues and ensure successful execution
  • Serve as point of contact with AIGA’s national office to update and coordinate all relevant information
  • Participate in a monthly call with all Chapter Presidents to address overall chapter management
  • Keep Chapter Affiliation in good standing
  • Lead/moderate all Board meetings and annual Chapter Board Retreat
  • Share financial responsibility for the Chapter with the Treasurer and other leading financial review

Having a Co-President is an optional leadership organization structure to share responsibilities of the role with another well-equipped leader. The AIGA CT Presidency of 2020-2023 ran successfully with these roles and helped alleviate stressors put upon a single leader.

  • Sponsorship Director
  • Treasurer
  • Event Chair
  • Mentorship Chair
  • DEI Chair
  • Central CT Outreach Chair
  • South-Western CT Outreach Chair
  • Sponsorship Chair

Check out the Board Member Descriptions page for a full look at all of our positions.

Interested in joining the board?

Apply below or contact us at with any questions!