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On a mission to connect Black artists to resources that help educate, elevate and compensate for a more sustainable creative journey.


  • Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Board Member duties & responsibilities:

  • Work with the ED to develop ILA’s strategic plan
  • Review outcomes and metrics created by ILA for evaluating its impact, and regularly measure its performance and effectiveness using those metrics
  • Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Approve ILA’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; be informed of, and meet all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Contribute to the annual performance evaluation of the ED
  • Assist the ED and Board Chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members
  • Partner with the ED and other board members to ensure that board assignments are carried out
  • Serve on committees or task forces and take on special assignments
  • Represent ILA to stakeholders; acting as an
    ambassador for the organization
  • Ensure ILA’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities ILA serves

Board term & limits:

ILA’s Board Members will serve a one-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for up to two additional years. Board meetings are held quarterly and committee meetings will be held as needed. Board members can expect to spend between 5-10 hours per month between board meetings, projects and responsibilities.

Financial commitment:

2,000 annual give/get

Skills needed:

  • Board Governance
  • Financial
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Communications
  • Strategic Planning