Application Instructions

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) welcomes applications for positions on its Board of Directors. Directors, voted in for two-year terms, are expected to attend five to six meetings a year, serve on Committees, and represent the best interests of IBPA’s over 3,100 members. Each annual term runs July 1st through June 30th.

The deadline to apply for the fiscal year 2022 and 2023 term (being July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023) is November 15, 2020.  

Any IBPA member may apply on behalf of himself, herself, or someone else for consideration by the IBPA Board Nominating Committee as a candidate for election. 

Click here to read the briefing memo for interested candidates, which includes a complete timeline of the nomining process and information related to what the IBPA Board Nominating Committee looks for.

To see a list of IBPA's current Directors visit www.ibpa-online.org/page/board.

About the IBPA Board Nominating Committee
The IBPA Board Nominating Committee is appointed by the current Board Chair, and is comprised of current and past IBPA Board members, the IBPA CEO, and the IBPA COO. The Committee reviews applications and selects qualified candidates for nomination. Candidates can also be nominated directly by members under certain circumstances. For more information on the nomination process, read the the briefing memo for interested candidates.

This cycle's nominees to the IBPA Board of Directors will be voted in during the April 10, 2021 IBPA Annual Members Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
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* 1. Personal Information

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* 2. Nominated by

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* 3. If nominated, has the person agreed to serve?

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* 4. Interested in serving which areas (check all that apply):

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* 5. Professional Experience

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* 6. Member of an IBPA affiliate:

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* 7. Why would this person (or you) be a good addition to the IBPA Board of Directors? Please limit to one or two paragraphs.

AFTER SUBMITTING THIS QUESIONNAIRE BY CLICKING "DONE" BELOW, PLEASE EMAIL A FORMAL LETTER OF INTEREST (AND RESUME, IF APPLICABLE) ALONG WITH INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR PRIOR INVOLVEMENT WITH IBPA TO INFO@IBPA-ONLINE.ORG.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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