2023 Board Nominations

Are you passionate about Houston’s creative community?

Help serve our local community and determine the future of AIGA Houston by nominating its leaders. Board Nominations is an opportunity to nominate individuals to join the AIGA Houston chapter as a board and/or committee member. Help us represent Houston and continue elevating our citys creative landscape.

Design: Bruce Chao


Who is Eligible

  • Creatives living in Houston or surrounding regions
  • Self- or peer-nominations are welcome
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Board position: AIGA membership is required (Note: Membership is not required when you apply but is required once voted in.)
  • Committee position: AIGA membership is not required
  • Nonprofit governance knowledge is not required, but highly encouraged

Not a member? You can support our mission and programming by joining today.


Nomination Period

Friday, January 6, 2023 12:00 a.m. CT – Friday, March 3, 2023, 11:59 p.m. CT


Nomination Process

  • See what’s open: Review open positions and role descriptions. Choose what position you would like to apply for.
  • Submit nomination form: Apply through our nomination form. Fill out our questionnaire and submit your resume and contact information.
  • Nominating Committee: Once the nomination period closes, the appointed 2023 Nominating Committee will review submissions and applicants.
  • Nominee interview: The 2023 Nominating Committee will hold an interview with potential candidates throughout the month of March depending on availability.
  • Chapter slate vote: The Nominating Committee will propose a slate of nominees to be approved by the current board. The chapter slate will then be presented to all AIGA Houston members for a majority vote election.
  • Term start: Elected candidates will be onboarded and new board/committee members will begin their term on July 1, 2023.


Open Positions

Available positions are organized below by committee. The committee, role level, and position descriptions for each opening are listed below to help define expectations and provide an overview of responsibilities. Elected board and committee members are welcome to expand on initiatives.


The Executive Committee manages the chapter’s resources, finances, and day-to-day/monthly operations and is the key touchpoint for communicating with AIGA National.

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Operations Director
Executive Officer Role | Description



The Membership Committee facilitates the membership journey, helping drive new growth and encourage retention. The committee is responsible for directing membership campaigns, supporting active members, and recruiting new members.

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Membership Director
Director Role | Description

Membership Chair
Committee Chair Role | Description

Membership Coordinator
Committee Coordinator Role | Description

Membership Ambassador
Ambassador Role | Description



Focus areas: community, education

The Programming Committee focuses on community events intended to connect Houston area creatives, educate designers, and help strengthen skills for a variety of audiences, including emerging, mid-level, and senior-level creatives. The committee coordinates 1–2 portfolio reviews annually, develops and maintains relationships with local educators/schools, and manages Design Loop, the chapter’s mentorship program. The committee is also responsible for events including Monthly Creative Meetups, Community Day, Holiday Party, 20×20, and creative talks.

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Programming Director
Director Role | Description

Programming Chair(s)
Committee Chair Role | (Community) Description | (Education) Description

Programming Coordinator(s)
Committee Coordinator Role | (Community) Description | (Education) Description

Programming Ambassador(s)
Ambassador Role | (Community) Description | (Education) Description


Design Advocacy

The Design Advocacy Committee focuses on events, resources, and tools that advocate for the role of the designer, promote the value of creative work, and encourage social awareness and design-driven change. The committee develops programming, materials, and content that reflect design’s potential for impact on both the individual and social levels.

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Design Advocacy Director
Director Role | Description

Design Advocacy Chair
Committee Chair Role | Description

Design Advocacy Coordinator
Committee Coordinator Role | Description

Design Advocacy Ambassador
Ambassador Role | Description


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is dedicated to expanding social justice knowledge and encouraging members of the creative community to think critically about equity, inclusion, privilege, and bias. The committee develops programming and content that encourages dialogue, raises awareness of community issues, promotes inclusivity, and celebrates diversity.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Director
Director Role | Description

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair
Committee Chair Role | Description

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator
Committee Coordinator Role | Description

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Ambassador
Ambassador Role | Description



Focus areas: communications, email, social media, web

The Communications Committee oversees the chapter’s internal and external communications strategy and manages marketing, social media, articles, e-blasts, and the website.

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Communications Coordinator(s)
Committee Coordinator Role | (Communications) Description | (Email) Description | (Social Media) Description | (Web) Description

Communications Ambassador(s)
Ambassador Role | (Communications) Description | (Email) Description | (Social Media) Description | (Web) Description



The Finance Committee identifies, secures, and maintains partnerships and sponsorships to support the chapter’s programming and activities. The committee is overseen by the Finance Director and develops benefits, maintains contact information, and serves as a key point of contact for current and potential partners/sponsors.

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Partnerships Chair
Committee Chair Role | Description

Partnerships Coordinator
Committee Coordinator Role | Description

Partnerships Ambassador
Ambassador Role | Description



Ready to Nominate?



When & Where
Fri, Jan 6, 2023 - Fri, Mar 3, 2023